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The country's vector management programme has been strengthened with the opening of the Mosquito Control and Research Unit (MCRU) Insectary at the University of West Indies (UWI) Mona campus in St. Andrew. A joint initiative of the Ministry of...

Welcome to a brand new year! It's a time when many make resolutions for healthy lifestyle changes. Let's be intentional, today and always, about preserving ourselves throughout this journey of life. Be intentional about considering yourselves 'too...

Guys with 'central obesity', or a waist circumference of 40 inches or above, had significantly lower levels of testosterone than men with more svelte waists, a 2014 study in clinical endocrinology found.One of the most common...

A punishing extreme boot camp brought the curtains down on The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life Season One on Saturday at the Life Fit Training Centre, Red Hills Road, St Andrew.The winners of the 12-Week Lifestyle/Fitness Challenge were also announced.The...

This week, occupational health advisor at Red Stripe Veronica Benain offers more tips on ways to enjoy the festive season, while strategically managing alcohol consumption at the same time.WHILE IMBIBINGn Pay Attention to AVDrinks have different...

At nearly 32 years old, Alteman Pryce decided he was going to take on The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life 12-Week Lifestyle/Fitness Challenge. Though the competition had started weeks earlier, on September 6, Pryce set an ambitious goal for himself - aiming to...

It's the most wonderful time of the year again and the holiday party season is already upon us. Celebratory glasses of bubbly are on hand and delicious cocktails are being served as we spend time with...

If I had a dollar for every time I've heard the myth of turning fat into muscle repeated. The simple truth is, it is physically impossible. Sure, you can lose fat and gain muscle, but muscle and fat are two very different types of tissue and one...

The rain could not stop the fitness enthusiasts from turning out Saturday morning for The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life stop at the FLOW Flex Gym, as we joined the staff of the telecommunications company for a rigorous workout session.Fitness instructors...

Soft drinks consumption dramatically escalates during the festive season. Drinking soft drinks may seem so pleasant and so innocent because this cold, artificially flavoured, sweet liquid with its acidic tang, combined with the tickle of gas bubbles...
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