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Children in danger from diet and poor exercise, warns medic

Young people on St Helena are being led into the grip of some of the medical world’s biggest killers, a departing doctor has warned. Dr Ahmad Risk delivered his warning after two months as a temporary “locum” medic in Jamestown … Continue reading

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Diabetes cases soar as island struggles with cost of healthcare

One in seven people on St Helena has been diagnosed with diabetes – an increase of more than ten per cent in just two years. On 1 March 2013 there were 645 islanders being treated for the disease, which doubles … Continue reading

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