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OCHO RIOS, St Ann — Seventy ministers and their spouses recently participated in a weekend retreat at the Sunset Jamaica Grande Resort and Spa in Ocho Rios aimed at underscoring the significance of a strong relationship to the health of a church.
A policeman takes a statement from Oralee Reid, who was bitten by a security dog outside a food establishment in Half-Way-Tree, St Andrew yesterday. She was later taken to hospital by the police. See report on Page 5. (PHOTO: LLEWELLYN WYNTER)
WE'VE all heard about people doing strange things for love, but Japanese students are taking love-induced madness to a whole new level - and putting their health at risk in the process.
CANCER, according to Dr Lee Martin, medical doctor of the Guardsman Group, can be defined as unyielding cell growth in the body that is caused by either environmental or genetic factors.
Cancer can be treated either through surgical operation, where doctors go into the body and physically remove the cancer cells, and it can also be treated via chemotherapy and radiation. In some cases "there is a mixture of the two types of treatment, and treatment, of course, depends on the particular type of cancer," said Dr Lee Martin.
PROFESSOR Godfrey Gibbison, consultant for the Programme for Advancement through Health and Education (PATH), is warning applicants not to conjure up answers in trying to improve their chances of qualifying, which he says might just backfire.
MONTEGO BAY, St James — A Diaspora Marketplace was opened yesterday at the Fifth Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, being held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre.
Two-thirds of men who take finasteride, and who develop side effects such as low sex drive, drink less as a result of the drug.
LONDON, England (AFP) — Documents leaked by US former spy Edward Snowden appear to show that Britain spied on foreign delegates at the 2009 London G20 meetings, a newspaper reported yesterday.
ANKARA, Turkey (AFP) — Turkey warned yesterday it may bring in the army to help quell nearly three weeks of nationwide anti-government protests as protesters lose their main rallying site in Istanbul after a police crackdown.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AFP) — Nelson Mandela, who has been in hospital for 10 days suffering a lung infection, is “doing very well”, one of his daughters said on Monday.
MANDEVILLE, Manchester — Southern Parks and Markets (SPM) has assured that residents in Mandeville and environs affected by delays in garbage collection should see the situation returning to normal as of today (June 17).
NEW DELHI, India (CMC) —Indian selectors have put their faith in the 15 players currently in England seeking to retain their ICC Champions Trophy by naming an unchanged squad for the tri-series to be played in the West Indies from June 28.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar today traded at an average J$101.16, 8 cents more than Friday's average according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily trading summary.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Residents of Baldwin Crescent in Duhaney Park, St Andrew today made a desperate call for authorities to fix a huge crater covering a majority of the roadway.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (CMC) – National footballer Dwaine Sandy wanted by police for allegedly robbing a postal employee and shooting a police officer last week, returned here Monday on a flight from neighbouring Grenada.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Caribbean News Media Group has reported that the police in Miami have confirmed that Trinidadians, Haitians and Jamaicans are among 25 illegal immigrants who went ashore in Golden Beach in Florida Sunday night.
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica — An Ananda Alert has been activated for 16-year-old Babyu Dwight Brown of Union district, Balaclava, St Elizabeth who has been missing since June13.
KINGSTON, Jamaica —The National Water Commission (NWC) says that customers served by the Chancery Hall Deepwell, will experience disturbances in water supply from Tuesday, June 18 to Friday, June 21 to facilitate scheduled maintenance work on the pumps at the well.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Journalists from 11 Caribbean countries participating in a chemical waste management workshop here have this morning been urged to do more to educate the public on environmental matters in the region.