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29 Mar
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Higher Learning The Right Way – Oberlin High’s Guidance Unit Helps Students To ‘Kick Butt’, Learn Dangers Of Drug Abuse

Almost a year after the law made the possession of two ounces, or less, of ganja a non-arrestable, but ticketable, offence, and some students went on a ganja-smoking spree immediately thereafter, at least one school is still grappling with students ...

29 Mar
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Students Educated About Dangers Of Smoking

Students from schools across the island benefited from an informative, eye-opening Anti-Tobacco Youth Forum staged by the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) on Wednesday, March 2, at the Courtleigh Auditorium in New Kingston. The event included video and audiovisual presentations, and talks ...

16 Mar
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The Jamaica Multiple Myeloma Support Group Marks March as Myeloma Awareness Month (MAM) in Jamaica

Kingston, Jamaica, Feb. 04, 2016: The Jamaica Myeloma Support Group will join the rest of the world in observing Myeloma Awareness Month in March 2016 with a number of events designed to build awareness of a disease of the plasma cells ...

11 Feb
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State-Of-The-Art Cancer Treatment Centre For Kingston

A new state-of-the-art cancer treatment centre is to be built in Kingston within the next 12 months. The centre will be located on the grounds of the St. Joseph’s Hospital. Another such centre will be located at the Cornwall Regional ...

04 Feb
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Today, February 4, 2016 marks World Cancer Day!

The Jamaica Cancer Society is pleased to join with cancer organisations across the globe in bringing greater awareness to this disease. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) cancer is the leading cause of deaths worldwide and there was an estimated 14.1 million new cancer ...

21 Jan
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War on cancer

As a breast cancer survivor, World Championships 400-metre relay gold medallist Novlene Williams-Mills is passionate about the fight against the disease that almost cost her life. And it was only justified for the inspirational athlete to join Sagicor Group Jamaica ...

21 Jan
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Williams-Mills delighted by Sigma Run’s cancer focus

KINGSTON, Jamaica – World Championships 400-metre relay gold medallist, Novlene Williams Mills, has expressed delight with her role as patron of the 2016 Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run. The inspirational athlete who is a breast cancer survivor is one of three ...

21 Jan
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Sagicor sets $50-m target for 2016 Sigma Run

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Sagicor Group Jamaica has set out to double the amount of money raised last year, setting its target at $50 million for this year’s staging of the Sigma Corporate Run. The 18th staging of the event, which ...

14 Jan
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Have you done your Pap smear yet?

A Pap smear is a screening test administered as an easy way to check the cervix for abnormal cell changes. It detects early changes in the cells of the cervix. The cervix is the lower part of the uterus (womb) ...

14 Jan
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Focus on youth for Lung Cancer and Drug Awareness Month

The Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) and the National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA) are increasing their focus on smoking among young people in order to prevent lung cancer. Fundraising and Public Relations Officer at the JCS Shullian Brown said that ...

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