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DANGER : If you love eating CHICKEN Well Done, Watch this VIDEO...

Pica Pollo - Dominican Style fried chicken - Pollo frito Did you know? Eat that meat WELL DONE and you may have just increased your chances of CANCER... Watch the video... more »

Neck Injury : Haitian Chiropractors, doesn't this hurt?

PHOTO: Haiti - Machann Fig Most Haitian women on the countryside carry heavy weights on top of their heads everyday. Makes me wonder, chiropractors, doesn't this habit affect the neck and spine of these poor Haitians? more »

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

Sleeping : Getting a good night sleep is more important than you think 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? more »

Azoumounou : Conjunctivitis is Everywhere in Haiti

Azoumounou - Pink Eye - Conjunctivitis 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... more »

Haiti University Hospital of Mirebalais in Financial Difficulty

Hopital Universitaire De Mirebalais - Haiti 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... more »

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

Pregnant Woman 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? more »

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

Tamarind from Haiti - Tamarin for sale at the Marketplace Lots of people in Haiti drink tamarind juice (jus tamarin) but did you know tamarin actually good for weight loss? Read this... more »

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

PHOTO: Organic Haitian Sweet Potato Meal 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. more »

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

David Malebranche and Sanjay Gupta 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. more »

Can I Eat Mangoes if I have Diarrhea?

Haitian Mango - It's Mango season in Haiti! Can you eat mangoes when you have diarrhea? The answer is YES... Did you know eating mangoes can help to control diarrhea? more »