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Flu vaccines being offered this year are only effective a quarter of the time against the strain causing the most distress, a recent report by USA Today has noted.

Cervical cancer is the 15th leading cause of cancer deaths among women in Florida, but it is the easiest gynecological cancer to prevent through screening, vaccination and lifestyle changes, according to the

Consultant and Head of Department for the Anaesthetics Department at the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH) in Manchester, Dr. Leighton Wynter (right) explains the function of this state-of-the-art anaesthetic machine estimated at $6 million, donated by the Guardian Group. President of Guardian Life Limited, Eric Hosin (2nd left), Chairman of the Southern Regional Health Authority, Wayne Chen (3rd left) and CEO of the MRH, Alwyn Miller listen intently as they learn about the life saving machine which is critical to safe surgical procedures. The Guardian Group donated the equipment, procured from proceeds of its recent 5K Night Runs, on Monday, March 19.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Organization of American States (OAS) have renewed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) agreeing to work together to improve Caribbean and other countries’ capacities to respond to the needs of people affected by the drug problem.

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