Here’s what you need to know… Saving for that second degree?

Twenty -eight-year-old Kimberley Williams completed a bachelor of science degree in management studies in 2011.Since then she has been working at a government agency and has excelled in her job. She wants to advance, but believes she would have a better chance for promotion if she had a postgraduate degree.

Theranos founder Holmes, former president indicted for fraud

(Reuters) - Theranos Inc founder Elizabeth Holmes and the embattled blood-testing company's former president were indicted on charges that they engaged in schemes to defraud investors, doctors and patients, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday.

Kentucky sues Walgreens, cites ‘alarming’ rate of dispensing opioids

(Reuters) - Kentucky's attorney general on Thursday sued Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc , accusing the company of playing a dual role in propagating an opioid epidemic in the state as both a pharmacy chain and wholesale drug distributor.

U.S. disaster-response force stretched thin as hurricane season starts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida last September, the top U.S. disaster-response official ordered all hands on deck.

Lilly-AstraZeneca latest to abandon Alzheimer’s drug trials

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co and AstraZeneca Plc said on Tuesday they would discontinue late-stage trials testing their Alzheimer's treatment, the latest among a slew of drugmakers to stop developing treatments for the memory-robbing disease.

Fed up with rising costs, big U.S. firms dig into healthcare

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - At its Silicon Valley headquarters, network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc is going to unusual lengths to take control of the relentless increase in its U.S. healthcare costs.

CDC warns residents in eight U.S. states of cut-fruit Salmonella outbreak

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Sunday urged residents of eight U.S. states to check for recalled pre-cut melon that is linked to an outbreak of Salmonella.

Hats off to Montego Bay airport police post team

Dear Editor,No words can adequately describe the care shown by police personnel as they stood in the gap recently, in an effort to rescue and save my niece — a beautiful and talented 41-year-old young woman, who prides herself in promoting beauty and wellness, yet suffers from a high level of depression causing delusional and disorientated behaviour.

Rise in U.S. suicides highlights need for new depression drugs

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A spike in suicide rates in the United States has cast fresh light on the need for more effective treatments for major depression, with researchers saying it is a tricky development area that has largely been abandoned by big pharmaceutical companies.

Irish women bare all in record-breaking skinny dip

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Thousands of Irish women shed their inhibitions and their clothes on a secluded beach fifty kilometers south of Dublin on Saturday for a world-record setting "skinny dip" to raise funds for a children’s cancer charity.

Bourdain, Spade suicides highlight need for new depression drugs

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The suicides this week of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade have cast fresh light on the need for more effective treatments for major depression, an area that has been largely abandoned by big pharmaceutical companies.

McNeill’s actions unprecedented and disgraceful

Dear Editor,It is clear that the People's National Party's spokesman for tourism, former Minister of Tourism Wykeham McNeill is using his chairmanship of the Public Administration and Appropriations Committee (PAAC) to distract from the world-leading performance of Jamaica's tourism ministry and its agencies.

And The Winner Is… Ocean’s 11

If location is everything, what should one say about a watering hole that only has the ocean and a marina as its neighbours? “People definitely travel just to come here,” Norman Bowen, director of Ocean's 11, told Thursday Food . Its almost secluded location has allowed Ocean's 11 to create a bucolic environment in which patrons feel safe as they unwind and have fun.

Exclusive: Philip Morris plans to target Indian smokers with iQOS device – sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Philip Morris International Inc is planning to launch its iQOS smoking device in India, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the tobacco giant seeks a foothold in a country with the world's second-biggest smoker population.

And The Winner Best Food Product is…Banyan Foods: Jamosa

“I am totally overwhelmed, especially because the product is so new,” said Simone Banhan-Grant, managing director of Banyan Catering (the creator of Banyan Foods: Jamosa — winner of Best Food Product 2018 at the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards ) when Thursday Food caught up with her over the phone. The Jamosa (a portmanteau of the words Jamaica and Samosa) launched in February of this...

Arrant irresponsibleness

Dear Editor:Free speech is an offshoot of democracy which gives us the freedom of expression, but it also assumes propriety and considerateness. To say whatever you wish with no regard to others is not free speech but arrant irresponsibleness.

Drug combination better for restoring womb after miscarriage

(Reuters Health) - Two drugs are better than one when it comes to restoring the womb after an incomplete miscarriage, according to a new study.

In Missouri, J&J faces biggest trial yet alleging talc caused cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawsuit by 22 ovarian cancer patients against Johnson & Johnson went to trial on Wednesday in Missouri state court, marking the largest case the company has faced over allegations its talc-based products contain cancer-causing asbestos.

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