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· July, 2014

Stories about Health from July, 2014

The Maya Nut, a Nature Giant

  17 July 2014

In the Guatemalan department of Petén, a group of local women market natural products prepared with Maya nut, well known as natural medicine. The president of the producer association, Benedicta Galicia Ramírez, notes they “pick up the seed and then dry it, toast and grind it to make fluor”, and...

If You Want to Sleep as a Baby, You Should Read This!

  16 July 2014

Psychologist Johanna Perez Vásquez studies dream interpretation since 2001 and runs the blog in Spanish El sueño significado (Dream meant) to help her readers to learn to interpretate their own dreams. On this occasiion, she posts a series of tips for a more effective sleep, resulting in a better and...

Budget Cuts Leave Barbados’ Health System Gasping for Air

  10 July 2014

Who in their right mind believed that a 35 million dollar cut to the health budget 2013 would not have adversely affected healthcare delivery in Barbados? Barbados Underground fears that the primary medical facility in the country, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, is on its death bed.

Is Guyana's Population in Decline?

  8 July 2014

Ever since the quotation made famous by Mark Twain, that there are three types of lies – lies, damn lies and statistics – the profession of statistics invariably finds itself under the microscope… ChrisRam.net examines the preliminary report on the Guyana Population and Housing Census.

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