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Ask Your Doctor: GOUT

Ask Your Doctor: GOUT

🕔11:26, 7.Nov 2016

    Gout affects many individuals here in Anguilla, especially men – and women who live past menopause. Gout can be extremely painful and debilitating, but treatments are available to help relieve the symptoms and prevent further attacks. What is

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Ask Your Doctor: EXERCISE AND BREAST CANCER

Ask Your Doctor: EXERCISE AND BREAST CANCER

🕔09:29, 31.Oct 2016

    Exercise is one of the most important actions you can take to help guard against many types of cancer. It has been known for many years that there is a relationship between physical activity and various cancers, such

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Ask Your Doctor: BLEEDING IN EARLY PREGNANCY

Ask Your Doctor: BLEEDING IN EARLY PREGNANCY Updated

🕔10:15, 24.Oct 2016

        Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy, especially in the first half, can be scary – and is a common cause for pregnant women seeing their obstetrician. Studies show that anywhere from 20-30% of women experience some degree of

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Ask Your Doctor: COPING WITH BREAST CANCER

Ask Your Doctor: COPING WITH BREAST CANCER

🕔12:32, 10.Oct 2016

      During the month of October, many of us here in Anguilla will be involved in activities geared to increasing awareness of breast cancer. Despite the many advances made in the treatment of breast cancer, hearing the news

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Ask Your Doctor: DRUG USE IN PREGNANCY

Ask Your Doctor: DRUG USE IN PREGNANCY

🕔10:39, 3.Oct 2016

    Taking any drug/medication in pregnancy can be a challenge for the healthcare provider and the pregnant woman. Many obstetricians are reluctant to give many medications during pregnancy especially in the first twelve weeks but, in some cases where

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Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD VISION

Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD VISION Updated

🕔10:49, 26.Sep 2016

      Assessment of vision in the newborn and infants is very important. Many eye and visual disorders in children need to be detected early as healthy eyes and good vision play a critical role in how infants and

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Ask Your Doctor: SICKLE CELL DISEASE

Ask Your Doctor: SICKLE CELL DISEASE Updated

🕔10:04, 19.Sep 2016

    September is observed as Sickle Cell Awareness Month in many countries. During the month activities are organized to draw attention to sickle cell disease (SCD), a genetic disease that affects individuals in many countries including Anguilla. What is

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Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD ASTHMA

Ask Your Doctor: CHILDHOOD ASTHMA Updated

🕔10:13, 6.Sep 2016

      Asthma in children is a leading cause of emergency hospital visits, hospitalizations and missed school days in Anguilla and many other countries. Asthma is a chronic lung disease affecting more than 12% of children. Although there is

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ALCOHOL AND DRIVING

ALCOHOL AND DRIVING

🕔13:27, 25.Jul 2016

  As we approach the August festivities many of us tend to consume much more alcohol than usual, and some of us drive our vehicles under the influence of alcohol. This can sometimes result in severe consequences some of which

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Ask Your Doctor:   DANDRUFF

Ask Your Doctor: DANDRUFF

🕔11:43, 5.Jul 2016

  Dandruff is a very common skin disorder that in most cases is not serious but can be embarrassing and unpleasant to those affected by it. The good news is that it is not contagious and can be treated. Who

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