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Oistins’ Magistrates’ Court closed early

The Oistins’ Magistrates’ Court has been closed after a bed bug was found in a chair inside the court this morning. As a result, Magistrate Deidre McKenna adjourned all of...

BUT action call

President of the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) Rudy Lovell wants Government to move urgently to address some...

Labourer’s death ‘a lesson for employers’

CONSTRUCTION WORKER Andell McGarell’s death should not be in vain. Minister of Labour Colin Jordan made that point as...

Teenager owns up to stealing cell phone

A TEENAGER who went viral after she stole a fast food restaurant patron’s phone was given an opportunity...

Tens of thousands of Israelis rally in Tel Aviv demanding Gaza hostage deal

Opponents of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu say 100,000 people have rallied against the government and to demand a...

THE POWER OF Music

THE POWER OF Music IT HAS LONG BEEN SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN THROUGH VARIOUS EXPERIMENTS THAT SOUND AND MUSIC IMPACT THE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH OF HUMANS. ARTS THERAPIST AND MENTAL HEALTH COACH CHERITH PEDERSEN DISCUSSES THE VARIOUS WAYS THIS CAN OCCUR. Music keeps us chipping With all the stir that music has created recently in Barbados, we begin to ask: what is all the fuss about?

HOW MUSIC HELPS YOUR BODY, MIND AND SOUL TO STAY IN KEY

HOW MU SIC HELPS YOUR BODY, MIND AND SOUL TO STAY IN KEY by Dr. David Akombo The practice of using music for healing diseases in humans has been an ongoing phenomena for thousands of years. Music was regarded as a special force over thought, emotion, and physical health in ancient Greece. Earlier studies have observed that in the year 600 BC, Thales was credited with curing

WHY DO WE LAUGH?

WHY DO WE LAUGH? by Nick Nunes It may have been terrifying when the Joker asked,“Why so serious?” but it’s an honest question that a good portion of the population should ask themselves more often than they do. We live in a very serious world and the growing immediacy of our lives can have serious stress effects on our mental state that can transfer to real physical

Food COMBINATIONS SHOULD WE BE THINKING ABOUT THIS?

Food COMBI NATIONS SHOULD WE BE THINKING ABOUT THIS? by Victoria Cox, MSc, Registered Dietitians Food “rules” seem to come at us from all angles, including directions such as “you shouldn’t eat these two different foods together, because they will be digested at different rates…or one is more acidic than the other”…and many more! So, on top of trying to do the basics,

CHOOSING NUTRIENT Supplements

CHOOSING NUTRIENT Supplements by Patricia Thompson One of the most prolific products at pharmacies is nutritional supplements. Some are single nutrient supplements and others are multinutrient supplements, all promoted as being just right for you. Most multi-nutrient supplements will contain the same vitamins and minerals and some add extras in the form of herbals and non-nutrient chemicals

3 More SUPERFOODS YOU SHOULD BE EATING

3 M ore SUPERFOODS YOU SHOULD BE EATING by Nakiah Thomas-Edwards Last month Better Health focused on some top foods we should really be eating more of in order to maintain good health. Here’s some info on three more. Oats Due to their many benefits, such as lowering blood sugar and cholesterol levels, oats have gained considerable attention as a health food. Oats are a good source of