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Bustamante Hospital for Children

BREAKING: Bustamante Hospital Only Accepting Emergency Cases

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) — In a news release, the South East Regional Health Authority (SERHA) today, Thurday March 23, issues public notice that the Bustamante Hospital for Children is only accepting emergency cases effective immediately until further notice. Per the release from SERHA, the decision to only accept emergency patients was made as a result […]

Suge Knight

Suge Knight is back in hospital for treatment

Los Angeles, USA ( McN) – ‘Death Row’ records CEO, Suge Knight, was once again back in hospital for life threatening illness, while still in custody fighting his murder case. Jailed Rap mogul, Marion Hugh Knight Jr, known as ‘Suge Knight’ was rushed to the Los Angeles County -USC Medical Center for treatments of “life threatening” blood clots, […]

Corned Beef Open Can

Stop Eating Corned Beef: May Contain Rotten Beef From Brazil – Gov’t

BREAKING Kingston, Jamaica (McN) –  In an emergency meeting on Monday afternoon, Minister Karl Samuda announced that effective immediately, the Jamaican Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has banned all imports of corned beef made in Brazil. Jamaican Government Says Consumers Should Not Eat Corned Beef Until Further Notice This ban is imposed on […]

MORINGA

“A Healthy You” by Amber Crowl – Benefits of Moringa

About: “A healthy you” “A healthy you” is a weekly commentary post on www.mckoysnews.com, where Amber Crowl [DJ, Host, Writer and Activist] shares health, and natural healing using foods, herbs and things of nature to heal illnesses… Amber Crowl welcomes your talk back options and conversations, and comments on Mckoy’s News. You can email Amber at [email protected]     Welcome […]

Chest Hospital

Man Dies in Misadventure at Chest Hospital Construction Site

St. Andrew, Jamaica (McN) – Police report that a man was killed in an accident at the construction site of the National Chest Hospital in St. Andrew on Saturday. Dead is Omar Walker, 29-year-old labourer of Bedward Gardens, St. Andrew. Reports are that Walker died from injuries he received when the contents of a dump […]

Jail, Arrest, Charged, Police Custody

Alleged thief of J$3 million IMAC from Hosp. X-ray dept- arrested

Kingston, Jamaican (McN) – A 26 year-old Westmoreland man accused of stealing IMAC equipment from the X-ray department of Andrews Memorial Hospital, is now in police custody. Police of the St. Andrew Central division on Tuesday afternoon arrested the man during their investigation of stolen property from Andrews Memorial Hospital. Reported are that on Monday, […]

Foetus Found - Denham Town

Foetus Found on West Kingston Street

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) — A foetus was found abandoned on Nelson Street, Denham Town, West Kingston; on Monday morning. Reports are that residents heard groaning along Nelson Street, before 7:00 am on Monday morning. The Denham Town Police Station were summoned. The foetus was taken to the Victoria Jubilee Hospital, where it was examined. Hospital […]

Graviola Soursop

“A Healthy You” by Amber Crowl – Graviola

About: “A healthy you” “A healthy you” is a weekly Sunday commentary post on www.mckoysnews.com, where Amber Crowl [DJ, Host, Writer and Activist] shares health, and natural healing using foods, herbs and things of nature to heal illnesses… Amber Crowl welcomes your talk back options and conversations, and comments on Mckoy’s News. You can email Amber at [email protected]     […]

Father died after downing whole bottle of tequila for a bet

Father died after downing whole bottle of tequila for a £520 bet

Died after downing whole bottle of tequila: A 23-year-old Dominican man has died of alcohol poisoning after reportedly downing a whole bottle of tequila in one go for a £520 bet. Kelvin Rafael Mejía approached a group at a nightclub in the Dominican Republic and bet that he could down a whole bottle of the Mexican alcohol, according […]

Dr Christopher Tufton

Cornwall Regional Hospital Fumes Issue Leaves Patients Scrambled

St James, Jamaica (McN) – Cornwall Regional Hospital, the largest public Western Jamaica Hospital, providing low-cost healthcare services to Trelawney, St. James, Hanover and Westmoreland; has temporarily relocated some of its’ medical care, due to unbearable fumes; leaving patients scattered. The fumes plaguing the air at Cornwall Regional Hospital, in St James have left patients confused […]

hiv-testing

Five primary school students in Trinidad and Tobago test positive for HIV

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — At least five primary school students have tested positive for the HIV virus and several others have engaged in sexual activities “willingly” Parliamentarians in Trinidad and Tobago have been told. Appearing before a Joint Select Committee (JSC) of Parliament on Wednesday, officials from the Ministries of Education and Health […]

Dr Christopher Tufton

Pressure mounting at Cornwall Regional Hospital Over Noxious Fumes

St. James, Jamaica (McN) Pressure is mounting on the management of Cornwall Regional Hospital to eliminate the noxious fumes which have forced the relocation of offices and outpatients from the first to third floor of the facility. The Jamaica Workers Union (JWU), which represents several categories of employees at Cornwall Regional, including patient care assistants, […]

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