Health and Medicine

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.

Can I Eat Mangoes if I have Diarrhea?

Can you eat mangoes when you have diarrhea? The answer is YES... Did you know eating mangoes can help to control diarrhea?

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...

Cholera in Haiti - A LOT More People Died from Cholera than Official Count, Read This...

Haiti Cholera Update -- A new study suggests a lot more Haitians died from the Cholera outbreak than previously anticipated... The official death toll is set at 9,200 but it is WAY MORE than that...

Haiti Health - CHOLERA is Still Killing an Average of 37 People a Month in the Country

Haiti Health Update -- This is sad to say but CHOLERA is still killing people in Haiti every day... Cholera is killing an average of 37 people a month in Haiti, According to The Associated Press said.

Haiti Health - ZIKA Virus is spreading in rapidly in the country, Pregnant Women Beware

Haiti Health - The ZIKA Virus is spreading in rapidly in the country, It is so alarming that the ministry of public health has gone on radio to alert the population.

Haiti - Doctors at Hospital General Leave a Journalist to Die because they're on Stike

The Haitian media is pissed off after one of their own was left to die on the floor at Hospital General... Doctors were on strike and they wouldn't touch him...

Haiti - Health : 1 Soda Per Day Increases Your Risk of Diabetes even if you are skinny

Many Haitians drink soda like water almost everyday, in Haiti and in the Diaspora, but did you know??? Drinking soda everyday increases your risk of type 2 diabetes even you are a skiny and normal-weight person...

Haiti Health - Did you know Eating Mango Everyday is Good for you?

It's Mango season in Haiti and I eat mango every single day... Why? Mango is good for you... Mango helps fight cancer, it regulates diabetes, helps you with digestion and weight loss, it cleanses your skin... My family, friends and neighbors in Haiti, I don't think they know about this, they just eat mango because it's cheap and plentiful this time of year... LOL...