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Sir Viv would rather his marijuana as a cuppa……

Reports out of Bridgetown as reported by the Caribbean News Agency (CANA) say that the former West Indies cricket captain Sir Vivian Richards has said that there are benefits to the use of the drug marijuana and discussed how it had now become his “cup of […]

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Barbados queries cancer statistics

The London-based World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF) has listed Barbados at the top of the ladder as it relates to cancers saying that almost 155 women in

Trinidad and Tobago Medical Council told not to stay silent on “cocaine surgery”

Reports out of the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago suggest that Diego Martin’s MP, Dr Avery Browne is calling on the island’s Medical Council to “break the

Trinidad concerns about high HIV/AIDS rate

Trinidad and Tobago says that the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is on the rise in that country and UNAIDS Country Coordinator for the twin-island republic Izola Garcia

Barbadian politician says Medical Services Development Act is the right way

Parliamentary representative for St James Central, Kerrie Symmonds of Barbados has said that the Medical Services Development Act is the way forward. He offered this suggestion while addressing

New Jamaica medical school has a point to prove

There’s a new kid on the block and it is the two year old All American Institute of Medical Sciences (AAIMS) of Jamaica and one student Gavin Tyndale

Specialist agrees that exercise is as “potent” as medicine.

ISSA certified personal trainer, Pedro Forte says that he agrees with the recent BMJ study which suggests that exercises can be as effective as prescribed drugs. “My personal studies suggest that

Guyana born Dr. Deborah Persaud to Receive Outstanding Contributions to Medicine Award at 20th Annual Carah Awards on November 22

Deborah Persaud, M.D., a world renowned expert on pediatric HIV and a pediatric infectious disease specialist at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, MD, will be presented

Too many Category B Hospitals

More health care facilities in more countries within the Caribbean and Latin America are being encouraged to have their Hospital Safety Index calculated in order to implement improvements. This

Type 2 diabetes becoming more common in children

 By Patricia Thangaraj There has been a change in recent times with regards to the type of diabetes with which children are becoming afflicted. This is according to Dr. Oscar

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