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    Seasonal Illnesses

    Healthline | January 5, 2017
    On this week’s Healthline, we take a look at Seasonal Illnesses
    Presenter: Twila Wheelan
    Producer: Twila Wheelan
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    Healthline | December 2, 2019
    The Ministry of Health is Wellness is urging the public to take the flu seriously as the country moves into the Influenza ‘flu’ season. There’s also a call to be on the lookout for hand, foot and mouth disease. Listen to week’s Healthline as we track these two conditions.
    Presenter: Anthony Morgan
    Producer: Anthony Morgan
    Healthline | November 25, 2019
    On November 10 each year, the world observes World Keratoconus Day. Keratonconus is an abnormality in the shape of the cornea due to weakness in its inner layer. Listen to this edition of Healthline to learn more about this condition.
    Presenter: Anthony Morgan
    Producer: Anthony Morgan
    Healthline | November 18, 2019
    Dementia, including the most popular form, Alzheimer’s disease, can cause people to act in unpredictable ways. In some cases, persons with the condition may become anxious or aggressive. Others may tend to repeat certain questions or gestures or misinterpret what they hear. According to the 2019 World Alzheimer report, a number of persons with dementia have met unfair treatment at home, in their communities, and even in healthcare settings. Health line explores how persons can tackle the mistreatment of dementia victims.
    Presenter: Vanessa Silvera
    Producer: Anthony Morgan
    Healthline | November 12, 2019
    Today on Healthline, we will talk about dementia. A regional campaign developed by Alzheimer’s Disease International in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is being used to eliminate the stigma associated with the condition. Listen to Healthline to learn more.
    Presenter: Anthony Morgan
    Producer: Anthony Morgan
    Healthline | November 4, 2019
    Being a woman and getting older; two of biggest risk factors for getting breast cancer. Here in Jamaica, breast cancer is the leading cause of death among women. Globally, 1 in every 8 women is expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. For men, it’s 1 in 1,333. It’s for this reason there have been calls for persons, especially women, to take the necessary precautions to protect against breast cancer or catch it in early stages as early detection is key to having the best chance of survival. Listen to learn more on this edition of Health line.
    Presenter: Anthony Morgan
    Producer: Anthony Morgan
    Healthline | October 28, 2019
    On this week’s healthline we examine the road map to healing autoimmune diseases.
    Presenter: Anthony Morgan
    Producer: Anthony Morgan