Health

NEW YORK, NY - A Caribbean Diaspora organization is on a mission of saving the lives of young students and athletes in Jamaica and the Caribbean one defibrillator at a time.

Over half of the US population takes prescription medications, with an average of 4 prescriptions taken by American adults.  Advancements in healthcare have resulted in major improvements for many people with different diseases. However with these advancements comes increasing use of medications and brings forth riskier consequences.

With an estimated 100,000 children living with diabetes in North America and the Caribbean, 1000 being treated in Jamaica and 50 in the southern region, the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) is moving to strengthen the support for these children and their families.

Miami – Miami Dolphins’ players, cheerleaders and T.D. visited Alex’s Place at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center to distribute gifts and brighten the spirits of young cancer fighters and their families.

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