Partnerships for cancer care

WITH its mobile mammography unit out of service, the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) has forged partnerships with private radiology centres across the country to...

Botanical Roots: Why you should eat pomegranate

The pomegranate, or punica granatum, is a shrub that produces a red fruit. It is among the healthiest fruits on Earth and is very good for...

Lack of mammography machines in Portland hinders screening

A lack of mammography machines in health facilities in Portland has spurred an initiative by Member of Parliament for East Portland, Ann-Marie Vaz, to...

Scores of women in Portland to benefit from free mammograms

Dozens of women in Portland are to receive breast cancer screening, free of charge.   The screenings have been organised by the Action Ann Foundation...

Holness urges support for tree planting programme

Government will be targeting corporate Jamaica as well as government agencies and statutory bodies to drive the national tree planting initiative, which is geared...

Partnerships for cancer care

WITH its mobile mammography unit out of service, the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) has forged partnerships with private radiology centres across the country to...

Wellness with Natalie: Here’s how to beat the bloat

This Feel Good Friday, I want to help your tummy feel its best. Being bloated is one of the things that can take away...

Jamaicans urged to wear pink on October 4

Organisers of the 2019 ICWI / Jamaica Reach to Recovery Pink Run are enrolling the support of Jamaicans in the fight against breast cancer...

Botanical Roots: Why you should eat star fruit

Scientifically known as Carambola, the star fruit is a succulent fruit that is popular in most tropical countries. In Jamaica, it is also called ‘jimbilin’...

Prostate cancer isn’t a death sentence

WHEN Deacon Clive Chambers found out that he had developed prostate cancer, his first concern was how his family would be affected by the...

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