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Bahamian celebrities donate blood to 'Give Life'

Hitmakers Dyson Knight and Sammi Starr are among a group of Bahamian entertainments who are leading by example, proving that donating blood “Gives Life”.

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Transform Your Life: Understanding cravings

When experiencing cravings we go for the quickest choice around and most of the time that choice is going to be a fast food laden with sugars, refined ingredients, oils, additives and preservatives. What many people don’t realise is that there are many healthy alternatives that can help with cravings. One of my philosophies is that if you understand what’s happening you are in a much better position to make positive change.

Bleeding gums

Do you get bleeding from your gums? Does it happen occasionally? Does it happen daily? Does it happen with pain?

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Getting ‘sugared’: Ancient body hair removal art makes a comeback

Though it is an ancient art of hair removal, many people are still unfamiliar or aware of the method of body sugaring.

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A celebration of yoga

Hundreds once again flocked to Pompey Square on Saturday to attend the third annual Downtown Nassau Yoga Festival.

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A deeper look into sickle cell disease in the Bahamas

The Bahamas Sickle Cell Association will take a more in-depth look at a group of genetically passed down blood disorders during a special forum tomorrow.

My toxic emotions – Part II: Anger

I believe that many people have heard, in one circle or another, that anger can be harmful to one’s health.

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Bahamians promote awareness of little known chronic skin disease

AS the United Kingdom last week observed Hidradenitis Suppurativa Awareness Week, here in the Bahamas persons from New Providence as well as the Family Islands wanted to do their part in shining a light on the painful chronic skin disease by sharing photos of themselves via social media wearing the colour blue, which is the official colour representing the condition.

Not all smoothies are created equal

News about some smoothies is hard to swallow; not all whipped drinks are created equal, and some can be downright best left right where they are.

Chew on this: Healthy foods for healthy teeth

By now we all know the major steps in maintaining our dental health, these being brushing twice a day, flossing at least once daily, regular visits to your dentist and avoiding certain sugary and acidic foods.

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REACH announces penny drive to fund therapy for autistic children

REACH has launched a penny drive in hopes of raising $50,000 for a therapy room and after-care programme at the organisation’s new location on Village Road.

Stop the pain: Preventing early childhood caries

Tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease. It is five times more common than asthma and 20 times more common than diabetes. If left untreated, it can destroy your child’s teeth, disrupt your child’s growth and development, and have a long-lasting effect on your child’s overall general health.

‘Outpouring of giving’ at the Cancer Society Ball

It was a special evening for survivors and caretakers who were paid tribute to during the Cancer Society of the Bahamas’ gala ball Saturday night.

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Skincare to boost self-esteem

THE desire to help women look and feel beautiful was what led Destini Helen Nesbitt to become a certified aesthetician who today owns an all-natural skincare company.

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Dermalogica opens another flagship store in Freeport

THE newest Dermalogica Skin Centre is now open in Grand Bahama, making it the third one in the Bahamas and in the Caribbean region.

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