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Healthy Living Prepares for the Upcoming Flu Season

U.S. news outlets have been reporting a severe flu epidemic that has swept across the United States for over a week of. In comparison to last flu season, the U.S. [...]

Healthy Living: How Effective are Multivitamins?

Many of us grew up with parents forcing us to take our vitamins. Whether it was cod-liver oil or Flinstones vitamins, our parents all believed that it would make us [...]

What is the Future of Nursing in Belize?

About one hundred and fifty nurses are discussing the future of the nursing profession at the Radisson in Belize City. And even as they move forward, they are looking at [...]

Start Your New Year in Good Health – Get Tested!

Men and women are exposed to a number of sexually transmitted diseases. This is why the checkups are recommended as often as possible. It is not costly and readily available [...]

Having a Baby in 2018? Here’s What You Need to Know

Like many who have made resolutions to lose weight this year, some couples are planning to welcome a new baby in 2018. The health of the mother is important even [...]

“Dogs” Cracked Trial Farm Boy’s Skull in Mistaken Identity Case

An eleven-year-old student from Trial Farm Government School in Orange Walk is tonight recovering at the K.H.M.H. following a near fatal blow to the head at the hand of another [...]

Could Youngster Lose Ability to Walk?

According to the family, it was not until today, when Ferguson regained consciousness that a statement was taken by investigators, even though there were witnesses to the incident. But the [...]

Healthy Living: How Cycling Can Help You Lose Weight

The holiday season was probably a period when many eat too much or drank more than the usual. So shedding those extra pounds to get back in shape is a [...]

Meet the New Year’s babies at the K.H.M.H.

Thirteen babies were born on New Year’s Day. According to the Belize Health Information System, the Ministry of Health says that four babies were born in Belize City; three in [...]

Health Ministry: RTA’s ‘a Public Health Concern’

Road traffic mishaps are also a concern for the Ministry of Health, which does keep a running tally as part of its mortality statistics for Belize. While the figure was [...]

Virus, Not Ham and Turkey, has Belizeans Sick to their Stomachs

Are you feeling a little funny in your stomach? It may not be the extra ham, turkey, soft drink or black cake you ate this weekend, according to the Ministry [...]

Kidney Association Says Be Kind to Your Kidneys

Starting today and for the remainder of the week, the Kidney Association of Belize has embarked on a sensitization and education campaign entitled “Empowering the Kidneys through Healthy Lifestyles.” The [...]

K.H.M.H.’s NICU Wins Christmas Decorating Competition

Every year, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital carries out a Christmas decorating competition among its various units. Each staff of the different participating units develops a theme and they work [...]

KHMH touts new surgical services

As the national referral hospital for the country, many Belizeans rely on the services of Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital for life saving procedures. While many times, it’s only the cases [...]

Citco’s 12 Days of Christmas Wraps Up at KHMH

We have been reporting on the Belize City Council’s twelve days of Christmas. The Mayor, Councilors and staff have been going across the city spreading cheer – giving gifts, sharing [...]

Warning Over Rise in Respiratory Infections

The Ministry of Health says that its epidemiology unit is carrying out an investigation into a reported increase of severe acute respiratory infections cases at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. [...]

Healthy Living: Avoiding the Stomach Flu

No one wants to be sick during the holidays. Unfortunately, influenzas and stomach viruses are especially typical around this time of year. Tonight in Healthy Living, we look at why [...]

E.U. Grant for Western Regional ‘Drap Da Wata’

One of the exchanges in Friday’s meeting of the House of Representatives came on the adjournment between Minister of Health Pablo Marin and Cayo Northeast area representative Orlando Habet. Habet [...]

Capturing the Impact of HIV/AIDS in Art

Five young artists used their talents to create works of art to show why HIV/AIDS patients have a right to medical access.  On Thursday, the National AIDS Commission donated the [...]

Healthy Living: Getting Malaria Cases to Zero

When we think of mosquito borne illnesses in Belize, Malaria is probably not the first disease to come to mind. There is a reason why that is so. That’s what [...]

Can You Hear Me? Kids Affected by Hearing Loss Speak Up

In tonight newscast, we begin a two-part series by the National Resource Center Exclusive Education of the Ministry of Education.  Titled “Can You Hear Me,” is brought by Kids who [...]

AIDS Commission Honors ‘Unsung Heroes’

Turning to other issues….The National Aids Commission in commemoration of World Aids Day this past Friday hosted the first ever Red Ribbon Solidarity Day under the theme: “The Right to [...]

Safeguarding the right to health on World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is observed every first of December in honor and memory of those who have battled and are still battling against the deadly scourge of H.I.V./AIDS. This year’s [...]

Inspiration Center looks forward to 2018

The Inspiration launched next year’s agenda and calendar today in Belize City. Celebrated under the theme “See Me, Hear me…I have the right to equality,” the agenda and calendars are [...]

Relax with weekend yoga festival

The second annual yoga festival is happening this weekend. The event, which brings together local and international yoga instructors, will have two all day sessions of different types of yoga [...]