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Pregnant women already have some degree of heat intolerance. On top of that, pregnancy can make the summer seem even hotter!When you are pregnant, your body temperature is a bit higher than normal, so the added heat from the outside temperature will...

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy or brain injury caused by oxygen depravation to the brain due to fetal or neonatal asphyxia is a leading cause of death or severe impairment among infants.These impairments include epilepsy, developmental delay, motor...

Doctors in the United Kingdom say they found a massive cluster of contact lenses in a woman's eye.The 67-year-old woman was scheduled for routine cataract surgery in November. She thought it was dry eye and old age causing her discomfort.But doctors...

"Even though the number of cases of Zika have significantly declined from the outbreak of 2016, there is still need for continued vigilance and action on mosquito-borne diseases, which pose a health security threat, a tourism threat, and an economic...

It is very important to bear in mind that your skin, the body's largest organ, is constantly renewing itself. Here is a reminder of some ways in which we can take good care of it to protect it from damage and enhance its renewal.1. Eating the right...

According to Louise Haye, author of the book You Can Heal Your Life, "We are responsible for creating the disease(s) in our bodies and the first point of creation is stress."From natural disasters to over-demanding bosses and household obligations,...

Although you purchased the correct size shoes, breaking in a new pair can be a painful experience. But that doesn't have to be. There are several ways to break in new shoes without damaging your feet.We've all suffered from blistered ankles and...

WHAT DID YOU SAY?!"Doc, I want you to test his hearing!" says Mrs T. Both husband and wife are in my office for their usual follow-up checks. Mr T is adamant that there's nothing wrong with his hearing and jokes that sometimes he pretends not to...

Jamaicans can now access reliable health care at a distance using the latest in information and communications technology (ICT).This is through the Doctor on Call application (app), which allows patients to consult with their doctors and obtain...

It is essential that women keep their hair happy and healthy during the hot summer days which are filled with much festivities and adventurous outings. Of course, there should be nothing preventing you from 'letting down your hair' and wilding out a...
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