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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Modern MD Urgent Care opens on Utica Avenue

Brooklyn: The sign on the façade of Modern MD Urgent Care at 436 Utica Avenue in Brooklyn, says ‘no appointment necessary,” an invitation to any consumer with a medical emergency that is non-life threatening. Comment

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Usain Bolt joins PAHO to promote vaccination

Jamaica: The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says Jamaican track superstar Usain Bolt has joined the Washington-based organization in a campaign to raise awareness of the importance of vaccination in protecting health and preventing disease. Comment

Monday, April 11, 2016

Treefold increase in Caribbean diabetic patients

People: A new World Health Organization (WHO) report says the number of Caribbean nationals living with diabetes has tripled since 1980, adding that one in 12 inhabitants — some 62 million people — live with diabetes in the Americas, including the Caribbean. Comment

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Best Health School educates parents on CPR

Brooklyn: Kingsbrook’s Best Health School hosted a CPR class for the parent teacher organization of the East Flatbush Middle school last month. Comment

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Best Health School educates parents on CPR

Brooklyn: Kingsbrook’s Best Health School hosted a CPR class for the parent teacher organization of the East Flatbush Middle school last month. Comment

Monday, April 4, 2016

Caribbean urged to work together to end TB

Health: The Washington, D.C.-based Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is calling on the countries of the Americas, including the Caribbean, to work together to end tuberculosis (TB) by 2030. Comment