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New School Rule in Trinidad and Tobago: No Sugary Drinks

Soft drinks and other sugary beverages will not be on the menu when the new school term opens in Trinidad and Tobago in September. According to Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh, that’s when a ban will take effect at schools across […]

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Fake Viagra, birth control pills flood T&T market

Fake erectile dysfunction drug Viagra and birth control pill are among the growing list of bogus pharmaceuticals which are now popular in T&T. This was revealed by Dave Cording,

New UWI chancellor takes office

Jamaica W.I. – The University of the West Indies (The UWI) marked a change July 17 in its leadership as it welcomed a new chancellor, the highest

Report: Guyana, T&T lead Americas in heart-related deaths

Trinidad (Trinidad Express) – Trinidad and Tobago is second behind Guyana, among the 34 countries in the Americas for the highest rates of mortality from heart disease. And this

C’bean has highest rate of mortality from NCDs in the Americas

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — The Caribbean has the highest rate of mortality in the Americas from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) with more than 40 per cent of NCD

T&T: Report of pepper spraying at SFGH being investigated

THERE is a report that a female member of staff at the San Fernando General Hospital sprayed a male staff member with pepper spray on Thursday at the

Caribbean Healthcare Professionals Form Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Association

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Wednesday June 21, 2017 – With the number of people living with dementia projected to reach 74.7 million in another 13 years and 131.5

Doctor Convicted in Michael Jackson’s Death Allegedly Working in Trinidad Without Medical Licence

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Wednesday June 14, 2017 – Trinidad and Tobago health authorities are investigating reports that Dr Conrad Murray, who was convicted of the involuntary manslaughter

Trinidad hosts international talks on daily antiretroviral pill

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - A new once-daily pill to prevent the spread of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is capturing the attention of communities affected by the

T&T: No maternal mortality in 17 months

Celebrating life and the fact that there have been no incidents of maternal mortality recorded at the Mt Hope Women’s Hospital (MHWH) over the past 17 months, Health

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