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Healthy Living: Biotin for Healthier Hair, Nails and Skin

It’s a supplement that has been growing in popularity. For many women, it carries their hopes for longer and healthier nails and hair and even better skin. It’s a tall [...]

Baby Grayson Reneau Gets Life Saving Surgery in Cayman Islands

Grayson Reneau is a baby boy who was born with a heart murmur and was expected to outgrow the condition.  He didn’t and in a subsequent doctor visit, he was [...]

Shaphan Domingo Needs Your Help!

Shaphan Domingo was only twenty years old when he was shot four times. One of the bullets hit his spine and left him paralyzed and eventually he lost both legs. [...]

Grayson Cadle is Off to Burn Center in the U.S.A.

Tonight, twenty-one-year-old Grayson Cadle is on his way to Doctors Hospital in Augusta, Georgia in the U.S., to get specialized treatment at the Burn Center. It will be a long [...]

Grayson Cadle Remains Critical at the K.H.M.H.

Grayson Cadle remains in a critical condition tonight in the hospital. He is the twenty-one-year-old who was burnt to seventy percent of his body when a butane leak inside his [...]

Grayson Cadle Needs Your Help

But the road to recovery may be long for Grayson Cadle. And that is why his best chances may be at an overseas medical facility for burn victims.  According to [...]

Ministry of Health Looking Elsewhere for Cheaper Dialysis Treatment

The Ministry of Health is currently spending two million dollars to assist persons with renal failure. The assistance comes in the form of dialysis treatment which is costly and unaffordable [...]

Western Regional Hospital Gets Major Improvements

An extension of the Accident and Emergency Unit at the Western Regional Hospital officially opened today to receive patients.  The new wing, worth more than two hundred thousand U.S. dollars, [...]

American Expat Shot in San Pedro is Flown to the U.S. for Medical Treatment

Sixty-year-old Clifford Kirk is on his way to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland in the U.S. for medical attention following Thursday’s shooting in San Pedro. A local non-profit called [...]

Mental Health Welcome Resource Center Celebrates 5th Anniversary

The Mental Health Welcome Resource Center at the corner of Tibruce and Vernon Streets today celebrated its fifth anniversary, having opened its doors in July of 2013. The facility currently [...]

Healthy Living: New, Fun Skills for Everyone to Learn for the Summer at the YWCA

If you’re a little late in finding activities for your children this summer then listen up. Tonight in Healthy Living, we find out more about what’s being offered at the [...]

Meet the New C.E.O. of the K.H.M.H., Michelle Cox-Hoare

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital officially introduced today its new Chief Executive Officer who takes over from Doctor Adrian Coye. The new C.E.O. has over three decades of experience in [...]

BERT Responds to Complaints about Ambulances Down

Today, News Five received several reports of BERT being unable to carry out ambulatory services because the emergency vans at the facility were all down. We were able to confirm [...]

Kidney Association to Benefit from Annual Ride Across Belize

The annual Ride Across Belize got underway this morning in Belize City and continues through to Friday. This year from the proceeds raised, the Social Security Board will be making [...]

National Testing Day held across the country of Belize

National H.I.V. Testing Day was observed today in Belize. The National AIDS Commission conducted testing around the country aiming to test about twelve hundred persons. The day was first observed [...]

Healthy Living: National Testing Day

Do you know your HIV status? The Ministry of Health and the National AIDS Commission have been working to ensure that you do. For some time now, there have been [...]

Healthy Living Looks at the Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Are you getting enough sleep? If you manage to get anywhere between seven to nine hours a night then you’re doing great. If it is less than that, then, you [...]

Southern Regional Gets Medical Lab

The Southern Regional Hospital has a brand new lab.  The new facility was inaugurated on Thursday in Dangriga where the funders, PROBITAS, foundation that provides medical resources, training and funding [...]

Rabies Strikes Cattle in Agriculture Belt

The Belize Agricultural Health Authority says that paralytic rabies continues to affect cattle in the Cayo, Orange Walk and Belize Districts. The disease, which is transmitted by the vampire bat, [...]

Healthy Living Prepares for International Day of Yoga

The number of people that practice yoga is growing. For some it relieves stress, others used it for mediation purposes and many more use it as a way to stay [...]

Pharmacies Closed Down for Infringements of Law

The Ministry of Health has been closing down pharmacies across the country. Today, News Five confirmed with Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero that four pharmacies in the Cayo [...]

No to Tobacco; It’s Not Good for Your Heart

A 2014 survey has shown that twelve percent of young people between the ages of thirteen and fifteen have consumed a tobacco product and it is believed that those numbers [...]

Healthy Living: Kickboxing as Stress Reliever, Weight Loss Agent

It’s a stress reliever that helps you lose weight and teaches you important life skills. Sounds too good to be true? Well you can decide for yourself. Tonight in Healthy [...]

Renewal of Support in Annual Cancer Walk

We have been covering the annual cancer walk for years now, and we do so again this year. The walk started in Ladyville with thousands trekking to Belize City to [...]

Cuba, Belize Doctors Meet

On Thursday at the Inspiration Center, healthcare professionals from across the public and private sectors participated in the second annual Cuba and Belize Medical Symposium.  Both countries share a unique [...]