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5 New Year’s Resolutions For Jamaica In 2016

Many of us are still in the process of determining our new year’s resolutions, while others have already fallen off the bandwagon. We looked at some of the top resolutions last week – getting fit, quitting smoking and drinking, family

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#ResolutionsWeek – Quit Smoking Or Drinking

Christmas has come and gone, and while we reminisce on the delights of the season – delicious food, family gatherings, vacations – we often spend some time at the end of the year to do some self-reflection. Looking back at the

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Drug Awareness Month: Tobacco Abuse

Smoked, chewed or inhaled through second-hand smoke, tobacco constitutes a public health hazard. Tobacco contains 7,000 chemicals, 70 are known cancer-causing agents. The list of chemicals include methane, arsenic, carbon monoxide, lead, ammonia, copper, tar, acetone and nicotine. They trigger a

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Breaking Bad Habits – Tips To Help You Quit Smoking And Drinking

We’re almost at the end of Janurary, and each Thursday, we’ve been sharing some tips to help you achieve the top new year resolutions, such as saving money, losing weight and managing stress. This week, we wrap up the series with

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 10, 2013

Costly Cases – NSWMA Struggles To Settle $120m Wrongful Dismissal Lawsuits, Pay Elderly Employees. The National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) is struggling to find more than $100 million to pay scores of former employees who have brought successful cases of

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5 Facts: Smoking

Today is the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) World No Tobacco Day, which is observed annually on May 31. The organisation’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) addresses several issues with the objective of reducing tobacco use, such as: tobacco tax and price

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