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By Edition On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Diet and exercise help fight anxiety

While most people associate anxiety with an emotional response to stress, a major factor in stress and anxiety is the physical response to external stimulus. The stress response in the brain sends signals to the More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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New hospital costs another 115 million dollars

WILLEMSTAD - According to the Minister of Public Health Suzanne Camelia-Römer, the new hospital will cost an additional 200 million guilders (approximately 115 million dollars). This is the result of construction More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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Criticism on health inspector during meeting

WILLEMSTAD - Tensions were high during a recent public meeting of the Parliament of Curaçao. From morning to evening, meetings were held about health care, but Inspector-General Jan Huurman was the focused during More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Risk of getting Zika in the Caribbean is now low

PORT OF SPAIN - The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) says the chance of anyone in the region contracting the mosquito-borne Zika virus (ZIKV) now is “low”. Following a review of relevant data over the More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Zika Virus Travel Alerts Updated For 90 Countries

International travelers can research Zika virus warnings prior to departing The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated Alert Level 2, Practice Enhanced Precautions, notices for several countries More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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St. Maarten prosecutors investigate law violations at dump

PHILIPSBURG - Prosecutors have been investigating the situation at the dump since April, the Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday in response to statements made in social media concerning the latest fire at the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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New Hospital Otrabanda signs collaboration agreement with Erasmus MC

WILLEMSTAD - Hospital Nobo Otrobanda Transition and Exploitation N.V. (HNO TE), the new hospital and the University Hospital in Rotterdam, Erasmus Medical Center (Erasmus MC), signed a letter of intent which should More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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PAHO calls for action to reduce deaths from hepatitis in the region

WASHINGTON - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has called for curative treatment for hepatitis to reduce thousands of preventable deaths in the Americas. PAHO called on countries in that region to urgently More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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New medicine against malaria

WILLEMSTAD - There is a new medicine for malaria on the market: Tafenoquine. The authorities have given permission to use the drug in the United States. It was discovered ten years ago and now it has finally reached More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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CMU Mobile Health Event 28-07-2018

WILLEMSTAD - This coming Saturday July 28th, 2018 the students of Caribbean Medical University (CMU) will be organizing the next CMU Mobile Health Event. This time we have been invited by Fundashon Prevenshon to More...