Men’s Health Group Session Next Monday

Men’s Health Group Session Next Monday

(Stock Photo) Diabetes and alcohol will be discussed when the Men’s Health Group of the Eunice Gibson Polyclinic hosts a session on Monday, July 8, at its Warrens, St. Michael location. Clinical Pharmacist and President of the Diabetes Association of Barbados, Trudy...
When A Good Friend Becomes An Enemy

When A Good Friend Becomes An Enemy

As the Crop Over finale approaches, a local psychiatrist has warned of the serious risks posed to physical and mental health by alcohol abuse. In Barbados, she notes, the rum shop is almost a cornerstone of many communities and since alcohol is legal, the only major...
Beware Of Alcohol Abuse During Festival

Beware Of Alcohol Abuse During Festival

As Barbadians approach the height of this year’s Crop Over Festival, they have been warned about the consequences of abusing alcohol. Acting Senior Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Ingrid Cumberbatch, speaking at a dialogue on The Safe Use of Alcohol in Barbados last...
Boyce: Concern About Binge Drinking

Boyce: Concern About Binge Drinking

Health authorities are concerned about the level of alcohol consumption by young people in Barbados. Health Minister John Boyce said last Friday that there was concern in health services about binge drinking by young people at parties and he specified “fluorescent...

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