Medicine

Poireau (Leek): Haitians add it to food as spice but do you know all the health benefits?

Spices in Haiti: Poireau (Leek in English) Most Haitian women spice up their meats with poireau (leek in English) but are you aware of all the nutritional properties of this amazing little vegetable? Read this... more »

Haiti Medical Crisis: Only 5 Hospitals in the entire country is open 24 hours a day

Hopital Universitaire De Mirebalais - Haiti Did you know? A survey conducted by St-Luc Hospital and the Maryland Medical Center revealed that only 5 hospitals in the entire country are able to provide appropriate medical coverage 24 hours a day. more »

Haiti Medical Crisis: Only 15 Hospitals nationwide have an Intensive Care Unit

La salle d'urgence du nouveau pavillon des cliniques externes de l'Hôpital Sacré-Coeur de Milot, Nord Haiti A national survey of 39 Haitian hospitals with more than 6 beds conducted by St-Luc Hospital and the Maryland Medical Center revealed that only 15 of these hospitals have an intensive care unit (ICU Level 1) for a total of 90 beds with the possibility of 45 intubated patients. more »

Haiti Medical Crisis: ZERO Medical infrastructure in 122 Section Communales in Haiti, NO hospitals, not even a health clinic

Sophia Martelly - Hopital Bernard Mevs Did you know? Out of 570 communal sections in Haiti, 122 of them lack Health infrastructure. Tthat means no hospitals, no health clinics, no medical equipment, no Ambulance, not even a "bourèt" or a "bourik" to take someone to a hospital nearby if there is a medical emergency. more »

To sleep with or without a pillow, which is best? Which do doctors recommend?

Sleeping : Getting a good night sleep is more important than you think You ever go to sleep and when you wake up in the morning your neck or back is hurting? You ever wake up with a headache in the morning? It could be your pillow. Read this and find out what's best, should you sleep with your without a pillow? more »

Are you stressed out? Maybe it is because you are not getting enough sleep

Sleeping : Getting a good night sleep is more important than you think Did you know that if you are not getting enough sleep, just a little bit, that can seriously affect your mood, your energy level, how you think and your ability to handle stress? more »

Haiti Health - Doctors Without Borders closing down 2 hospitals in Port-au-Prince

Haiti - Médecins Sans Frontières Notice : Hospital is closed Two hospitals operated by Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) will close their doors in Haiti's capital Port-au-Prince, the aid group announced. A big sign on the front gate reads: "We are no longer receiving patients, the hospital is closed." more »

Stroke and Hypertension in Haiti, are they linked to all that extra SALT in the way Haitians cook?

PHOTO: Haiti - Bon Manje Kreyol Most Haitians care more that their foods have a great taste than how healthy the food is. That makes me think: Stroke and Hypertension (high blood pressure) in Haiti, are they linked to all that extra SALT in the way we cook? more »

I am having Low Back Pain, am I getting old? Is it age related?

Low Back Pain, Hip Pain, is it a nerve, muscle, or joint? How to Tell (video) Sometimes, as we begin to get older (when young Haitians call you a ti granmoun) we still think we are young super men, capable of doing anything. After lifting 8 deep-cycle batteries 5 feet high, I realize I'm not young anymore. My back hurts like a mother f... LOL... more »

Haitian Doctor Pascal Dabel answers to rumors he performed kidney Surgery on US first lady Melania Trump

Rumor spread on Social Media Haitian Dr. Pascal Dabel performed surgery on First Lady Melania Trump Rumors spread on the Haitian social media networks that a Haitian Doctor, Pascal Dabel, a Nephrologist (Kidney doctor) in Los Angeles California, performed kidney surgery on First Lady Melania Trump. Read what the good doctor posted on his Facebook page about this... more »