Health and Medicine

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

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?

Haiti Health - Grenn Joumou : Haitians throw away pumpkin seeds when they should eat it

Did you know? Pumpkin seeds (grenn joumou) are packed full of valuable nutrients, even for your prostate and bladder, but they are the first things Haitian throw away when cleaning a pumpkin for cooking.

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

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."

Weight Loss Diet - Eggs for breakfast can help you lose weight naturally

Here is a simple diet and fitness tip for you... Adding protein to your diet, something as simple as eating boiled eggs (ze bouyi) for breakfast can help you lose weight naturally. Read this...

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

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?

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

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...

Next time, ADD a little ginger (gingembre) to your instant oatmeal, it tastes so good!

The next time you are making instant oatmeal, do you yourself a favor, add a little ginger to the mix. you will thank me for it.

Haiti CLAIRIN - Deadly drinking alcohol kills many on both sides of Haiti-Dominican border

Haiti Health -- A deadly moonshine (clairin) reportedly sold in Los Cacaos, a Haitian border town with Pedro Santana, Dominican Republic, has killed many people along the border. Alcohol drinkers beware...

STRESS can Make your Body Ache, Did you know that?

Sometimes you feel pain all over your body and you have no idea what is causing this... It could be STRESS! You're probably stressed out. Read this...

Tips for Storing Your Vitamins: Not in the Kitchen, NOT in the bathroom!

If you are like me, you store your vitamins in the kitchen cabinet or in the bathroom. I just found out, these are the two worse places to store your vitamins and supplement.