The threat of a second wave of COVID-19 has the nursing association worried about the shortage of hospital beds and the impending increased workload for their members. While the country is doing a great job of disseminating messages to the population regarding hygiene practices, many Jamaicans are still not compliant Continue reading
PEP – Grades 5 and 6
You would have heard about the coronavirus and how this could make persons sick with the influenza disease. It is very contagious, that is, it spreads easily from person to person and this is the reason you are now on home study instead of going out to Continue reading
Corona virus is among a new breed of modern viruses for which medical science does not as yet have any specific treatment/medications. This is similar to the period 1940s to 1960s when we were plagued with polio, whooping cough, measles, chicken pox and similar epidemics, now under control with vaccinations. Many who lack immune competence will succumb and die and the vulnerable groups are usually the very old and very young. In young children Continue reading
As the circle of life unfolds, you may be at the stage where building your own family is uppermost in your plans. If you have already started on this road, you may be experiencing the many changes involved with pregnancy. Hopefully, you are one of those who blossom with pregnancy and seem to breeze through cheerfully like just another day in your life.
Did you purchase your brand of bread because the package said “Cholesterol Free” or low sugar? What about the brand of macaroni or ketchup you selected? There is no advantage in doing this since these items are not sources of cholesterol anyway. These are all plant based products and only products containing foods from animals will have cholesterol. In fact, such a claim ought only to be made if cholesterol had been removed from the product. Likewise, low or reduced sugar bread may be higher in calories than regular bread. Continue reading