Why establishing a dental home is so important

IT IS so important to practice good mouth-cleaning.

Tease photo

LIVING A FULFILLING LIFE: Tips for a healthier Thanksgiving

AS A Bahamian, I didn’t really grow up with Thanksgiving celebrations but now that my circle of adopted family and friends has grown, this American celebration is now a regular yearly occurrence.

How pollutants affect women’s health

From the air we breathe to the food we eat to the water we drink to the personal care products that we use daily, women are affected by the enviroment.

Taking diabetes seriously

A physician once said to me that he thought that diabetics each possessed a “stubborn gene”. He was speaking about his experience with his diabetic patients, and how many of them ignored good medical advice because of their headstrong nature.

Tease photo

Live a fulfilling life: Processing grief and healing your heart

Loss of financial security, death of a loved one, the ending of a relationship, going away to school, displacement due to a natural disaster, miscarriage, perception of failed leadership, abuse – all of these are situations that you may not fully realise impact your well-being.

Showing gratitude can cultivate good health

HAVING an attitude of gratitude can do the body just as much good as engaging in consistent physical activity, according to a local psychologist.

BEC’s JA company and Lupus 242 team up to raise awareness

BEC Fuse, a Junior Achievement company sponsored by the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC), is starting its 2015/16 year off strong by supporting a worthy cause.

Expo to shine light on diabetes in children

CHILDREN will be the focus of the upcoming ACE Diabetes Health & Wellness expo, which will aim to educate both kids and adults on prevention and management of diabetes.

Tease photo

Live a fulfilling life: Should you stop eating red meat?

Should you reduce your intake of beef, lamb, bacon and sausage? According to a new study, the answer is...maybe.

Twinings teams with Bahamas Heart Foundation for 'Tea Fit For Royalty'

Each year, thousands of healthy babies are born in The Bahamas. Sadly, it is not always the case.

Does menopause affect your mouth?

Menopause is the permanent end of menstruation and fertility. It is defined as occurring 12 months after a woman’s last menstrual period. In brief, menopause is when the menses (some Bahamians refer to it as the “health”) stop in a woman. It is a normal physiological occurrence and is not an illness or a deficiency.

Breast cancer awareness - Part III: The gift of prevention

This week’s article is written on a very sombre note. Breast cancer awareness month may officially be over, but our struggle with breast cancer is very real and ongoing.

Why cosmetic dentistry?

Have you ever seen someone who looked like they could use a makeover? What was it, was it their hair, was it the face?

Supporting a worthy cause with ‘A Night of Luxury’

GETTING to zero new infections, zero AIDS-related deaths and zero stigma and discrimination is still major goal for the Bahamas AIDS Foundation.

International patient receives life-changing treatment in the Bahamas

For the average 22-year-old, life has just begun. But for Colton Carroll, life as a young adult was more about facing challenges and dealing with restrictions brought on by a recently diagnosed disease.