Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Wednesday | November 28, 2012
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Gastroenteritis cases are on the increase
We are experiencing quite a busy season of viral illnesses! The dengue outbreak is not quite over yet, but here comes another illness, gastroenteritis.Gastroenteritis is an intestinal infection that causes vomiting, diarrhoea, and related symptoms.

What's your skin type?
Your skin can be classified into various basic types depending on how it usually looks and behaves. We tend to have a basic type which becomes drier as we age...

The many uses of garlic
Allium sativum, known as da suan in Chinese herbology, or just simply garlic, is a staple in just about any meat dish one can think of and likely every functioning kitchen here in Jamaica. It has a long list of benefits, not the least of which is as a spice in cooking....

Skip the dieting & eat well
Gloria Tsang doesn't believe in dieting. In fact, she authored a book about getting healthy while avoiding diets. She focuses on 50 small actions for lasting weight loss. Tsang is a registered dietitian who got her start helping her father live through a cancer diagnosis....

Health trends
Children benefit from cardiac surgery - Twelve children benefited from cardiac surgery carried out by a team from Chain of Hope Foundation UK at the Bustamante Hospital for Children (BHC) during a medical mission last week.


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