Belize Reporting an Increase in Dengue Cases

BROOKLYN, NY –Belize is reporting a 10 percent increase in the number of confirmed dengue fever cases within a one week period, with 40 percent of these cases being children. “We do...

MEASLES OUTBREAK

MEASLES OUTBREAK 236 cases In NYS and over 700 nation wide By Simon Templar SPECIAL TO CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS Back in the year 2000 United States health officials in the Bill Clinton Administration thought that measles...

T&T Health Minister worried at the rising of anti-vaccine lobby

BROOKLYN, NY – Health Minister Terrance Deyalsingh Friday said the anti-vaccine lobby is gaining ground in Trinidad and Tobago and denied reports that HINI vaccines were in short supply in the...

Millions of High School teens abuse drugs and alcohol

By Simon Templar It’s a silent epidemic that nobody speaks about. Parents literally bury their heads in the sand and pretend that it’s not happening. Then when the doo-doo hits the proverbial...

Medical study shows “weed” alters sperm

(BROOKLYN, New York): Marijuana users in the Caribbean are rejoicing as more and more countries mull the decriminalization of or actively in the process of decriminalizing marijuana. But as laws restricting the...

Free feminine hygiene products for inmates

By Carlyle Harry Governor Andrew Cuomo has recently signed off on a Bill that will provide free Feminine Hygiene Products for prison Inmates in New York State. The Bill was sponsored by  New...

The future of OBAMACARE

The common saying goes”All politics is local”....That might still be true, but last year November’s Mid-Terms elections witnessed 82% of voters being concerned about the future existence of the Affordable Care...

Jamaica and Cuba sign agreement to extend Eye Care Program

Jamaicans will continue to benefit from eye care services provided by Cuban health professionals for another six months. This is being facilitated under an extended technical cooperation agreement between the Governments of...

Republicans now love Obamacare

(BROOKLYN, New York): In a quixotic development triggered by a Texas judge’s recent ruling that the entire Affordable Care Act – commonly called Obamacare - is unconstitutional — all because of...

Dental Hygiene Program Works to Close New York’s Oral Health Gap

New York City residents suffer disproportionately from chronic diseases such as heart disease leading to a heart attack or stroke and diabetes that are attributable to poor oral health, according to...

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