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Tag Archives: asthma

  1. PAHO expresses concern over health hazards derived from Volcano La Soufriere eruption and recommendations to mitigate health risk

    The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) expressed its concerns over health hazards derived from Volcano La Soufriere eruption in St Vincent and the Grenadines and made recommendations that people can follow to mitigate health risk from ashfall. In the past two weeks, La Soufriere volcano has registered important seismic activity, with intensifying explosions in the […]

    April 14, 2021Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  2. Fire at Mangrove Landfill now Contained

    Barbadians are advised emergency services were dealing with a fire at the Mangrove Landfill in St. Thomas. The Ministry of Health and Wellness is advising persons with Asthma or other respiratory illnesses to leave these and surrounding areas until conditions improve. The emergency services are taking all necessary steps to bring the situation at the […]

    February 17, 2019Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  3. SICK BUILDINGS ARE ALLOWED TO RUN AMOK WHEN GOVERNMENT SHOULD MAKE MONEY INSTEAD

    The potential candidate for the City of Bridgetown has expressed shock and concern at the ‘sick building syndrome‘ regarding the Supreme Court and notes private sector facilities do not appear to have the same fate. Ms Harewood remains steadfast in her commitment to seek office as the representative for Bridgetown, whenever elections are finally called […]

    April 16, 2018Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  4. “Is It Truly An Allergy? Exploring the differences between asthma, allergies and other irritants” – Drug Service Lecture series, March 6th 2018, 6:00 pm at LESC, Two Mile Hill

    Allergies are common annoyances to many of us. From dust to pollen to food to pets, allergic reactions can range from mild to severe. But is it an allergy? Irritants, intolerances, sinuses or your mind just playing tricks on you, there is a lot to be considered and sifted through before you declare it’s an […]

    February 26, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. “Is It Truly An Allergy?” Free Public Lecture

    Allergies are common annoyances to many of us. From dust to pollen to food to pets, allergic reactions can range from mild to severe. But is it an allergy? Irritants, intolerances, sinuses or your mind just playing tricks on you, there is a lot to be considered and sifted through before you declare it’s an […]

    February 24, 2018Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  6. “Allergies, Asthma & Urticaria” – Hosted by ‘Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.’

    This CME focuses on increasing the awareness of allergies & immunotherapy. Topics include assessment, diagnosis & treatment; allergic rhinitis & sinusitis; chronic urticaria; sensitivities, side effects & other drug-related intolerances; role of immunotherapy & more. Physicians, nurses & allied health professionals are welcome. CPE credit available. Guest Speaker: Professor Menachem Rottem Head of the Allergy […]

    February 23, 2018Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. (UPDATED) TEENAGE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST STUDENT NOW LOCATED

    Gabrielle Delicia Murray, 14 years of Cherry Grove, St. John, who was reported missing Tuesday the 5th of December 2017, is located and safe. Roland Cobbler – Insp. (Ag); Public Relations Officer

    December 6, 2017ControversyNo comments
  8. Help breathe life into bouncing baby boy – Young Barbadian faces expensive ordeal to analyse problem

    “None sing hymns to breath… But, oh, to be without it!” Yama from Roger Zelazny‘s Lord Of Light Have you ever been on a Nebuliser? It helps you breathe, but it makes you feel like the world is closing in on you… Imagine using a nebuliser for 11 times in one day? That’s what happened […]

    July 31, 2015HealthNo comments
  9. CIBC FirstCaribbean Wildey branch gives ‘breath of life’ to QEH for management of asthma

    The asthma clinic at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) has been given a breath of life through the donation of equipment that is vital for the care and comfort of its patients. The Wildey branch of CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank came to the assistance of the clinic recently through the bank’s Adopt-A-Cause programme through which […]

    November 16, 2014BusinessNo comments
  10. Unbowed: Bermuda’s Opposition Leader stands by cannabis claims

    BERMUDA’S Opposition Leader Marc Bean “absolutely” stands by his backing of cannabis tea as a medicine, including using it to treat his own daughter’s asthma. Asked about the risk of administering psychoactive substances to children, Mr Bean told The Royal Gazette that the drug didn’t carry that risk when consumed in tea. “THC is not […]

    June 7, 2014Health, PoliticalNo comments
  11. “How Much Is A Life Worth?” by David A. Comissiong

    How much is one precious God-given human life worth? Is it worth, one hundred thousand dollars? One million dollars? Or even thirty-five million dollars? Back in February of 2013, Dr. Dexter James, the Chief Executive Officer of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, revealed in a Press Conference that the QEH was facing a severe problem of […]

    November 1, 2013Editorial, HealthNo comments