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The Plain Facts about Alzheimer’s Disease

The idea of losing your memories and mental faculties scare many, young and old. That’s one of the reasons researchers and educators are looking for ways to share the facts and figures behind one of the scariest diseases out there: Alzheimer’s What is Alzheimer’s Disease?   Alzheimer’s Disease, (AD) is more than just simply forgetting a few names and faces. […]

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Diabetes Is Incurable And Cholesterol Causes Heart Disease – Two Big Lies!

In an article, titled, “Two Big Medical Lies,” published in the Jamaica Gleaner, Dr. Tony Vendryes characterized the official dogma of conventional mainstream medicine that diabetes cannot be cured and cholesterol causes heart disease as two deadly medical lies. Diabetes First, the doctor noted that he personally has had scores of patients and friends who had been diagnosed with Type […]

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Sex And Prostate Cancer – A Doctor’s Call!

Urologist and University lecturer, Doctor Belinda F. Morrison, writing in a local newspaper, Jamaica Gleaner, has called attention to the misconceptions and lack of facts surrounding sex and prostate cancer. Doctor Morrison noted that although several studies have linked high frequency of ejaculation (whether by sexual intercourse or masturbation) to slightly lower risk of prostate cancer the evidence is still […]

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Companies Seek To Abandon Workers On The Pretext Of Obamacare

As the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) October start date draws nigh, more and more   companies seem to be abandoning their workers on the premise of increased cost because of the new law. Consequently, many workers are now forced to fend for themselves by buying insurance in the open market. Now, in an attempt to debunk one of the myths that […]

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Studies Show High Blood Pressure Kills Millions Of People Around The World

PAHO/WHO urge regular blood pressure checks amidst disturbing hypertension statistics There is an urgent call to action for regular blood pressure checks against new statistics that one in three adults in the America’s suffers from high blood pressure or hypertension, the number one risk factor of cardiovascular disease and death throughout the world, which is believed to affect approximately one […]

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Top Physician Calls For The Re-Thinking Of High Blood Pressure

Re-known Jamaican physician, Dr. Anthony Vendryes, has called for a paradigm shift in the way high blood pressure is viewed. Writing in his blog tonyvendryes.com, Dr. Vendryes noted that conventional medical wisdom states that 90 percent of all cases of high blood pressure is unknown and the mysterious disease is often called essential hypertension. He further noted that doctors often […]

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Belly Fat Burners?

Abdominal obesity, colloquially known as belly fat and often referred to as love handle, baby fat, middle-age spread, potbelly, beer belly, spare tire, among others, should be a concern to everyone. Now, without limiting the concern to the aesthetics of having a flat belly, one should be mindful of the fact that belly fat is associated with a statistically higher […]

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The Voice Of The Netizens – Health Care

Since President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law on March 23, 2010, it seems that all hell broke loose as opposition, challenges, and confusion now prevail. This, of course, is notwithstanding the fact that the aim of the Act put forward by the Obama administration is to among other things:  Provide health care securities for families  Lower health […]

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Five Ways the Affordable Care Act Helps America’s Small Businesses

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and for the 28 million small employers across the country, healthcare is a major concern. The Affordable Care Act provides benefits and opportunities to small businesses that will help increase access to affordable coverage options. Here are five key ways the Affordable Care Act can benefit small employers and their workers: SHOP […]

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Chrissy’s Kitchen − Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Jerk is a style of cooking that has its origin in Jamaica. It is a cooking technique that has a long history that can be traced back to the Cormantee hunters of Western Africa. The term “jerk” is also said to come from the word charqui, a Spanish term of Quechua origin for jerked or dried meat. However, regardless of […]