Page 3 - Jamaica Health News, Events and Opinion on Allvoices
Front Page

Jamaica Health News

 
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-03-16 00:31:51 -0700 | health-news

Dr Fenton Ferguson on Tuesday underscored the need for a revolutionary approach to healthy lifestyles on the island, saying it is most desirable to start to inculcate a habit of healthy eating in the nation's young. Speaking during a debate...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-03-01 23:59:41 -0800 | health-news

The strong push to decriminalise ganja in Jamaica for medicinal use or scientific purposes has accelerated recently and is said to be on the parliamentary agenda for the upcoming legislative year. Many have trumpeted potential benefits of this matter as...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Morant Bay :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-18 00:31:42 -0700 | health-news

Health in St Thomas, Dr Oyen Smith, has said the Issac Barrant clinic in that parish, one of four Centres of Excellence in the island, will provide both primary and secondary health care for patients in St Thomas, as well...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-18 00:31:38 -0700 | health-news

Limited on Wednesday partnered with some of Jamaica's track and field athletes to donate Easter care packages to expectant and new mothers at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH) in Kingston. Five first-time mothers out of the 45 women were at...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Jamaica Star

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-09 11:35:38 -0700 | health-news

The two operating theatres at the Savanna La Mar General Hospital in Westmoreland have been reopened after being closed for renovation since February. Minister of state with responsibility for Primary Health Care Infrastructure, Luther Buchanan, commended the management of the...
Credibility  
Views: 1   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-03-05 09:18:09 -0800 | health-news

The public is often being reminded of the importance of many minerals like calcium, potassium, iron and zinc for good health. Magnesium, another important mineral, is, however, often neglected. Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-10 10:03:51 -0700 | health-news

Alessandro Boyd, Gleaner Writer "Two minutes of discomfort for a lifetime of freedom" those are the words of Shullian Brown, encouraging more women to come to the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) and get a Pap smear done as the figures...
Credibility  
Views: 1   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-03-25 10:50:59 -0700 | health-news

The circulation of blood throughout our structure is vital to life, but the blood in our blood vessels must be thin enough to flow freely but at the same time able to clot if the vessels are damaged. Blood clotting,...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-03-06 05:50:27 -0800 | health-news

Making the announcement recently, Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson said the former Jamaica Teachers' Association president would be a tremendous asset to the health system, given his many years in the field of education. The minister stated that much...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-08 06:21:12 -0700 | health-news

S world, an increasing number of our workforce works at night. It is estimated that about 20 per cent of the working population in the Western world is engaged in shift work. In addition, our modern Western lifestyle has many...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-02-23 02:38:53 -0800 | health-news

Cecelio Avenue, St Andrew, have shown traces of asbestos, which is a mineral fibre commonly used in a variety of building construction materials for insulation and as a fire retardant. Medical authorities have repeatedly warned that the inhaling of small...
Credibility  
Views: 4   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-04-15 05:22:15 -0700 | health-news

Hippocrates Cells are the basic units or building blocks of life. The human body is a complex, intricate aggregate of as many as 70 trillion cells, and modern medicine has identified over 200 different types of human cells. Various cells...
Credibility  
Views: 0   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-03-27 07:17:25 -0700 | health-news

Conceding that this situation is "alarming", Dr Kevin Harvey, acting chief medical officer, told members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that cancer is posing a serious challenge to the health sector. But Harvey indicated that apart from the 200...
Credibility  
Views: 1   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-03-31 02:43:33 -0700 | health-news

Ministry of Health, Dr Kevin Harvey, is pointing to an urgent need for lifestyle changes. Harvey, who along with officials from the health ministry appeared before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, divulged that 80 per cent of Jamaican...
Credibility  
Views: 3   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 
 
Source: Jamaica Daily Gleaner

Kingston :: Jamaica | updated 2014-03-12 15:39:30 -0700 | health-news

Sexual and Reproductive Health in Jamaica', with the release of an extensive research on the subject. The 228-page review, penned by several of the island's medical doctors, lawyers and sociologists, was unveiled at the Hugh Wynter Fertility Management Unit at...
Credibility  
Views: 1   News Stories: 0
Blog Posts: 0 0 0 0
 

Build Your Allvoices Brand. Gain Influence. Make Money.

Join the Build Your Allvoices Brand Incentive Program



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.