Meesha Robinson

Meesha Robinson

Sonshine Communications Produces “Sistas Speak”

New documentary shares an up-close and personal account of HIV/AIDS awareness.  (Black PR Wire) Sistas Organizing to Survive (S.O.S.), a grassroots movement supported by the Florida Department of Health, and Sonshine Communications have teamed up to develop a documentary video on the lives of Black women who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS in south Florida. The video is called “Sistas Speak” and is a thought-provoking, moving and inspirational documentary on this pandemic.

T&T Issues Yellow Fever Advisory For Some Travellers

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Ministry of Health here has placed restrictions of travellers coming from six countries in the wake of outbreaks of the yellow fever . The health minister said effective Mar. 22, travellers coming from Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Suriname would be required to show documentation in their respective countries proving that they have been vaccinated against yellow fever before they are allowed to travel to this country.

Getting To Know Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis - or TB - is one of the world’s deadliest diseases. It is caused by a bacterium called mycobacterium tuberculosis that usually attacks the lungs, but can attack any part of the body, including the kidney, spine and brain. Latent TB can live within the body without making you sick. People with latent TB do not have symptoms, are not infectious and cannot make others sick.

Simple Ways To Incorporate Exercise Into Daily Life

When constantly struggling to juggle the unending daily responsibilities of both work and family life, trying to squeeze in time to exercise can be a daunting task. Throughout the day, you may be faced with the difficult choice: to move or not to move. Luckily, there are many simple changes you can incorporate into your daily routine to squeeze in that extra bit of movement, such as parking a bit farther away from your destination or opting to take the stairs versus riding the elevator.

What To Know About Eye Health

Did you know that doctors now recommend that children as young as six months old should have their first comprehensive eye exam? Not only is correcting vision problems crucial for happiness and success, but an eye exam can detect such health problems as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Price Is Right: Selective Supermarket Shopping For Your Health

They say the first rule of grocery shopping is, don’t go on an empty stomach. It’s true. It can lead to all sorts of temptations, like the smell from the bakery or that fried chicken. Walk away! If you have a grocery list, you are already a star. Organize the list into sections such as fresh produce, dairy, etc.

What To Know Before Taking Vitamins

As people look to improve their health, many will turn to vitamins and supplements as part of their healthier routines. However, experts stress the importance of understanding the potential interactions supplements can have with medications and some brands of medical test results.

T&T Struggle In W.C. Soccer Bid

Trinidad and Tobago recorded mixed results last month which left its campaign to play in soccer’s premier global tournament, the 2018 World Cup, still alive, but struggling. The Soca Warriors entered their third match in the six-team final round of qualifiers for CONCACAF, which features countries from North and Central America and the Caribbean, without a point after two games. They managed to beat Panama 1-0 on Mar. 24 in Trinidad, but lost to Mexico by the same score four days later.
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