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Your Health : Not getting enough Sleep is BAD for you, Diabetes Bad...

Are you getting enough sleep? Did you know that sleep deprivation has been tied to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression?

Azoumounou : Conjunctivitis is Everywhere in Haiti

These days everyone in Haiti is talking about the dreaded eye sickness "AZOUMOUNOU". You wake up one day and your eyes are so itchy, you go to sleep and wake your with your eyes lids stick together...

Haiti University Hospital of Mirebalais in Financial Difficulty

Have you heard??? The Haiti university hospital of Mirebalais is going through some serious financial problems. Hospital managers have difficulty finding funds to operate and the Haitian government is not helping...

Haiti Pregnancy - Do Haitian women in the Diaspora take their POT bath after doing into labor?

In Haiti, after a women goes in to labor, she takes this HOT bath called "Bain POT". It's supposed to be GOOD for you... But do Haitian women in the Diaspora do the same?

Haiti Health & Diet: Drinking Tamarind Juice (Jus Tamarin) is good for Weight Loss

Lots of people in Haiti drink tamarind juice (jus tamarin) but did you know tamarin actually good for weight loss? Read this...

Haiti Healthy Diet - Sweet Potato Skin (PO Patat), It's Good for you, Eat it...

Most Haitians eat Sweet Potato and throw away the skin but did you know? Eating the skin of sweet potato is good for you and can add more nutrition to your diet.

Why do Haiti medical labs charge so much more for their services?

I just met a Haitian woman who paid over $300 us for some medical tests because of some headaches she's been having. Unsatisfied with the results she decided to go to the neighboring Dominican Republic where she took the same tests for 2000+ pesos, a little bit over $50 US.

Haitian Health Tips : Can I Eat Mangoes if I have Diarrhea

Haitians love to eat mangoes but most will avoid it when they have diarrhea. Can you eat mangoes when you have diarrhea? The answer is YES... Find out why? Keep on reading...

Haiti Health Care - 3 Year Old Baby Dies in Port-au-Prince Hospital General due to lack of Care

Haiti Health Care and Medical Crisis -- A Haitian baby, 3 years old, has died in Hospital General in capital Port-au-Prince due to lack of care, a Haitian radio station in the capital has just reported...

Haiti Health - Sugar vs Salt : What is Worse for your Blood Pressure?

When it comes to excess sugar and excess salt in food, Haitians are guilty, very guilty in fact. Especially with salt in our diets, Haitians put salt AND "Maggi" in their food... LOL... But have you ever wondered What's Worse for Blood Pressure? Sugar OR Salt? We just discovered a VIDEO and would like to share it with you...