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A chance for Andree: 36-year-old hopes for kidney transplant

Desperate to maintain her health and independence, Andree Campbell is asking Bahamians to assist her in getting a life-saving kidney transplant.For nine years now, the 36-year-old has battled chronic kidney disease. Over time, her prognosis has wors

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A solution for urinary incontinence in women

Do you cough, laugh or sneeze and pee all at the same time?

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Let your body catch up with your lifestyle

When I was well on my health and fitness journey there was this very awkward period of transition between where I was in my head and how my body looked in real life.

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Dance to the Zumba beatInstructors host big fitness party

Created by Colombian dancer and choreographer Alberto Perez in the mid-90s, Zumba is a Latin-American fitness craze that has taken the world by storm.Here in the Bahamas, its popularity soared in the 2000s, with fitness instructors putting their

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Process goals and outcome goals

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

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A&E’s Chief of Service aims to improve wait times, patient flow at PMH

In recent years the Princess Margaret Hospital’s Accident and Emergency department has seen unprecedented levels of overcrowding, with wait times of up to 12 hours.

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Golfers swing for a good cause with AIDS Foundation

THE Bahamas AIDS Foundation is hosting its first Red Tee Charity Golf Tournament to benefit an outreach programme for adolescents infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.The event takes place this Thursday at the Royal Blue Golf Course at Baha Mar beginnin

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Why you shouldget a health coach

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic. Before the personal tra

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Accessibility remains importantissue for Disability Council

Efforts to promote awareness of the disabled community are finally paying off, however, one big obstacle still remains – creating accessibility to public buildings and businesses, according to the president of the National Council For Disability.Shei

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J Barrie Farrington overcomes three types of cancer

Tourism pioneer dedicated to living life to the fullest

IN the last five years, John Barrie Farrington, CBE, 82, has battled three different types of cancer. Today, all three are in remission.In an interview with Tribune Health, Mr Farrington discussed his “inordinate piece of good luck” and his experienc

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'Miracle Treat Day' to provide hearing aids for children

If you could curate the soundtrack for your perfect day, what would it sound like? The sound of a rooster crowing to signal the start of the day, or perhaps birds chirping to gently lift you from your slumber followed by your favourite old school jam

Cancer survivors shine at 'Met Gala' themed ball

MORE than 500 guests, decked out in their best attire, attended the Cancer Society’s of the Bahamas 17th annual ball at Atlantis on Saturday to support the organisation’s $3 million dollar expansion.The ball is one of the major fundraisers for the Ca

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St Anne's claim top spot in healthy throwdown for schools

After one month of competition, the St Anne’s Blue Waves walked away as champions of the first Soldanza Healthy Throwdown School Competition. A total of 10 schools participated in the initiative launched by Milo Butler Distributors. Representatives f

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More empathy is needed

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

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Adult male circumcision can reduce HIV transmission

Next to abstinence, safe monogamous sex with condom use every single time is the best method to reduce the chance of HIV transmission.John Hopkins University Researcher Dr Aaron Tobian and colleagues showed that male circumcision reduces HIV infecti

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