Injury expert sports huge following

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Calling Will Carroll unconventional is an understatement. Despite having no professional medical background, the Greenwood resident has become one of the top media experts nationally focused on sports injuries. Without any formal journalism or broadcast training, Carroll’s voice can be heard on more than 25 radio shows weekly—commenting on a variety of injury-related sports news, Read More

Eleanor Roosevelt HS Lady Raiders Proceed to Championship Crusade

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Coming into the 2017-2018 high school basketball season, the Eleanor Roosevelt Lady Raiders knew that they had to play together as one unit after losing leading scorer Octavia Wilson last season to graduation. Instead of coming into the regular season with thoughts of trepidation, the Greenbelt, Md.-based high school has been thriving in league play, Read More

Obesity Can Erode Health and Economic Gains – Dr. Tufton

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Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says obesity among adults in Jamaica is increasing by one per cent every year, contributing to illnesses such as diabetes and hypertension. He said if left unchecked, obesity and its consequences can retard and erode health and economic advances made over the last decade. It is for Read More

Call Box: Time ticks on at new location for Sandmark

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Dear Call Box: What happened to the House of Clocks, which used to be on Beach Boulevard for years. There was a sign saying they had moved to another location, but I couldn’t find it. I have a clock that I want to have repaired. D.T., Jacksonville Dear D.T.: The Sandmark House, which had been Read More

Woman, 90, on hospital trolley for seven hours

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Son reveals his mother’s ordeal at Portiuncula Hospital to highlight healthcare crisis, need for action A 90-year-old woman spent seven hours on a hospital trolley in Galway. She was left on a trolley in the emergency department (ED) at Portiuncula Hospital, in Ballinasloe, following an X-ray for a minor fracture, according to her son. This Read More

Volcano in Martinique not erupting, assure officials

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FORT-DE-FRANCE – The Volcanic and Seismological Observatory in Martinique has sought to dismiss reports of volcanic activity at Mount Pelée. Images were being circulated via WhatsApp yesterday accompanied by claims that the volcanic mountain in the northern end of the island was experiencing unusual activity, with more than 135 sulphur springs popping up over a four-day Read More

The Caribbean remains a top tourist destination

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Last month, the Caribbean saw a strong holiday season despite some countries in the region being battered with hurricanes last year. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association reports that many hotels reported 90 percent occupancies in December. Despite many countries still recovering from damage left by Hurricane Irma and Maria, it was only a best Read More