Category: Health & Fitness

Caribbean countries receive US$8 million to reduce health risks from toxic chemicals

Caribbean countries receive US$8 million to reduce health risks from toxic chemicals

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Eight Caribbean territories are to receive financial assistance totaling US$8 million to combat exposure to toxic chemicals found in household cleaning products, processed foods and even clothing that can severely damage a person’s health. Dr Ahmad Khan, director, Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for […]

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1st zika microcephaly case

1st zika microcephaly case

| November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

    T&T has recorded its first confirmed case of a microcephaly birth due to the Zika virus, Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh announced yesterday and urged the public to respect the family’s need for privacy. The infant girl, who was born on September 20, is reported to be “doing fine” and is at home with […]

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Haiti’s Water Crisis

Haiti’s Water Crisis

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

  COTEAUX, Haiti (AP) — It’s been nearly a month since Hurricane Matthew tore through southern Haiti, and people like Kettley Rosier and many of her neighbors still have to spend their meagre savings to buy drinking water. Reservoirs and pipe networks that people depend on for water across the country’s southern peninsula were contaminated […]

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Why you should stop perming your daughter’s hair

Why you should stop perming your daughter’s hair

| April 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Black Women for Wellness, a new grassroots non-profit that is committed to empowering Black women in the areas of health and well-being, has published a 60-page report that documents dangers found in the cosmetology industry as they relate to Black women and girls. The report, “Natural evolutions: one hair story,” found here, is a five-year […]

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Jamaican man needs help to reduce mystery swelling

Jamaican man needs help to reduce mystery swelling

| April 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Man pleads for help to fight mystery swelling For over a year now, a massive mysterious growth on the left side of Jermaine Barrett’s face has been a source of great physical and emotional pain for the 26-year-old, who hails from Montego Bay, St James. “Sometimes I will go around kids and they run from […]

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Help Ebony get a decent life

Help Ebony get a decent life

| March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

My name is Joy Caesar, I am born and raised in East London.  I am 32 years old with 2 adorable kids. All the kids and I want is to be able to play and share pain free memorable moments with my one and only sister and their only Aunty Ebby. Ebony Hope is my only sibling. Ebony went to school […]

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Healing Power Of Deep Sleep By Derin Bepo

Healing Power Of Deep Sleep By Derin Bepo

| March 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Healing Power Of Deep Sleep – Sleep Your Way to Better Health Lack of sleep is a very common condition that is affecting millions of people around the globe. In fact, a recent report from Centers for Disease Control (CDC) of the United States stated that more than a third of the population get less […]

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Dangerous British woman flees to Dominica after UK medical probe

Dangerous British woman flees to Dominica after UK medical probe

| July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

A British woman, who is being investigated in Britain for selling potions containing bleach as a “miracle cure” for cancer and autism over the internet, has reportedly fled to Dominica after authorities began a probe into her activities. It is reported that Amanda Mary Jewell hopes to set up shop for her controversial alternative medicine […]

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Not Another Mosquito Borne Disease in Jamaica!

Not Another Mosquito Borne Disease in Jamaica!

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Another mosquito-borne disease is at our doorstep; some people are not keen to go outside unless they’re fully-clothed and covered in mosquito-repellent. With Chik V still fresh in our memories, we are just not up to another fit of what those small suckers might bring to Jamaica especially since it is reported to […]

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Black Madam ‘Buttocks Queen’ goes down for murder

Black Madam ‘Buttocks Queen’ goes down for murder

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

World news. A Philadelphia woman known as the “Black Madam,” thanks to her secret body sculpting parties, has been convicted of murder after she illegally injected silicone into a woman’s buttocks, causing her death. A jury found Padge-Victoria Windslowe guilty of third-degree murder for the 2011 death of Claudia Aderotimi. The mother of one died after the […]

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