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The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says antiretroviral treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS is increasing in the Caribbean and Latin America.

A new study of emergency department patients in 18 countries, including Guyana, shows that the risk of injury caused by acute alcohol consumption is higher for women compared with men.

A report has revealed that Barbados and Puerto Rico have the highest cancer burden attributable to weight related issues.  On Nov. 26, the World Health Organization (WHO) said 12.7 percent of women in Barbados, 12 percent in the Czech Republic and 11.6 percent in Puerto Rico are “most affected” by this issue.

NAMI Broward County the local organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will offer its Family-to-Family Education Program for the fall, beginning January 14, 2015.

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