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Mosquito
By Edition On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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Yellow Fever: PAHO urges unvaccinated travellers to get vaccinated

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) in its recent epidemiological report about yellow fever in the Americas, says between January 2016 and 13 March 2018, seven countries and More...

cosmetic
By Edition On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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UV treatments only by specialist

WILLEMSTAD - Ultra Violet (UV) treatments in a beauty salon may only be performed by a doctor or a skin specialist. This is according to a recent report by the Public Health Inspectorate. There was some confusion More...

autism
By Edition On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Autism Speaks Special Report and interactive Story Mosaic create a fuller picture of autism’s diversity

Thousands of people with autism and their supporters tell their stories in words and pictures. More than half of survey respondents say they have someone with autism in their lives. Special Report is released More...

Gato2
By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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Inspection closes the Gato minimarket

WILLEMSTAD - The Inspectorate closed a mini-market again yesterday. This time one on the Weg naar Westpunt near Gato. The officers discovered an illegal restaurant in the mini-market. The owners do not have the More...

obesity
By Edition On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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UN Agency says Latin America and Caribbean must radically transform food habits to combat obesity

KINGSTON - A “radical transformation” of food systems and food habits is critical to combat the growing scourge of overweight and obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean, the United Nations food security More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
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From a patient’s log book

Interior designer Marcel Wanders put in rooms, lobbies and restaurants of the Kameha Grand Hotel of Bonn, Front Moooi’s Pig tables, at Euro 3,000 apiece, in the stunning wing-shaped building by Karl-Heinz Schommer, More...

Mosquito
By Edition On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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PAHO urges Member States to remain vigilant

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported in a recent epidemiological report about malaria in the Americas, PAHO takes note that following a continued decrease in the number of malaria cases from 2005 More...

Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Three strikes and you are out

My lymphoma that developed  in June 2014, has relapsed for the third time, and this time with a fury. A 10x20 cm large tumor grew into the lower right, abdominal area, with multiple, large metastasis in the pelvic More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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CMU Mobile Health Event

WILLEMSTAD - This coming Saturday February 17th, 2018 the students of Caribbean Medical University (CMU) will be organizing the next CMU Mobile Health Event at GOISCO. The time will be from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. During More...

marijuana
By Edition On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Positive signs for legal cannabis industry

NEW YORK - According to a report by Grand View Research, the global medical cannabis market is projected to reach a value of US$55.8 billion by 2025. After the elections of 2016, Washington DC, along with 28 states, More...