New seminar promotes alternative medicine for healthier living

FOR a decade of his life, Janson E “Dr J” Saunders searched long and hard for a cure the numerous ailments that plagued his body. This journey consisted of numerous doctor visits, constant trips to health institutions abroad and taking medications several times a day.

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Back-to-school with a smile

It’s that time of year again, where parents are making a list of items their children will need to go back to school. Books, pens, pencils, school uniforms and shoes are just some items on the back-to-school list, but one item often forgotten is a dental check-up.

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Hair expo launches American natural hair brand in the Bahamas

Scores of Bahamian naturalistas gathered last Saturday to attend a special hair and wellness expo tailored especially to their needs.

Crisis dentistry vs preventive dentistry

I was giving a talk recently on “preventive dentistry” and the practice of it. A member of the audience admitted to not practicing preventive dentistry and asked of me what was he practicing.

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Cancer survivors and fitness enthusiasts 'fete' for the cure

More than 200 participants recently came out to jump, wave and work up a sweat while raising money for cancer research and awareness.

Breaking the ‘Sickle Cycle’

UNDER the theme, “Let’s Break the Sickle Cycle”, the Bahamas Sickle Cell Association (BSCA) will host its third annual fun run/walk on September 10.

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A spotlight on the Bahamas Family Planning Association

There are many local organisations dedicated to various causes whose presence sometimes flies under the radar.

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Blazing a trail in physical therapy

A local doctor has achieved not only a major milestone in her career, but is also about set a new standard for physical therapy when it comes to women’s health here in the Bahamas.

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Get down and dirty at Bahamas’ first Mud Run

This Saturday, organisers of the first Mud Run 242 will be encouraging Bahamians to unleash their inner warriors and to “face to mud”.

The power of positivity

Over the course of the last few articles, we have been taking the time to dive into toxic emotions by examining what these emotions are, how they physically make us sick, and looking at practical solutions for overcoming them. I trust that us being physically affected by how we feel was made clear in the discussions.

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Bahamians urged to make life-saving blood donations

WHILE the Unity Blood Drive may have ended over the weekend, members of the general public are still being urged to keep on donating by visiting the island’s various blood banks.

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‘Soca for the Cure’ to launch CIBC FirstCaribbean cancer fundraising

Survivors, supporters, fitness buffs and soca fans will be able to fete for a cause at CIBC FirstCaribbean’s ‘Soca for the Cure’ event. Organisers promise this interactive fitness experience, which launches the fundraising season that leads up to the bank’s fifth annual Walk for the Cure in October, will be unlike any other fundraiser, with soca fitness instructor Macumbla “Comby” Smith leading the charge.

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Hundreds take the ‘Pathway to Wellness”

In honour of its 26th anniversary, the Bahamas Heart Centre hosted a Pathway to Wellness health fair on July 14 on its grounds at The Medical Pavilion Bahamas (TMPB).

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Doctors Hospital re-accredited by Joint Commission International

The board of directors and executive team at Doctors Hospital announced that the hospital has once again been accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI) following a week of intense on-site scrutiny and examination.

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The importance of visiting the dentist

Many people have various reasons why they do not visit their dentist regularly.