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‘Dunkin’ for Boobies’ returns for third annual fundraiser on Friday

GETTING an early morning soak by being dunked in tank of water might on any other occasion be a little unpleasant, but because in this case it’s to raise funds to promote breast cancer awareness, the DJs and personalities at Radio House don’t mind going “Dunkin For Boobies”. 

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Atlantis’ Mandara Spa celebrates its Balinese roots

One of the world’s most sought-after healers, Guru Made Sumantra will visit Paradise Island in October for nearly three days of personal sessions as part of award-winning Mandara Spa’s 20th anniversary and in celebration of 15 years as a Bahamian entity.

Cancer Society and RBC join forces to bring awareness to childhood cancer

Leukaemia is the most prevalent cancer among children in the Bahamas, according to ongoing research.

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HAVE YOU HEARD: Types and causes of hearing loss in children

There are several types of hearing losses and many different reasons why a child could suffer from a hearing loss. Additionally, a hearing loss could be one that is temporary or permanent, range from a slight to profound loss, and may be in one or both ears.

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Alpha Phi Alpha’s blood drive ‘surpasses expectations’

The call for Bahamians to donate blood in order to save lives resulted in scores of people filling up the chairs during the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity’s annual blood drive at the Mall at Marathon last weekend.

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Lowe’s introduces new hair care line to the Bahamas

Lowe’s Wholesale Drug Agencies last week hosted a special event to launch a new line of hair care here in the Bahamas.

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Massage therapist brings successful ‘Block Therapy’ to the Bahamas

The wellness world has a brand new, simple and efficient self-care technique that is gaining credibility as people around the world are experiencing its benefits. Countless individuals have had remarkable results in this cutting edge technique called Block Therapy, a bodywork practice that is a meditation, exercise and therapy all in one.

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Physical therapist goes above and beyond for breast cancer patients

With the Bahamas having one of the highest per capita rate in the world when it comes to breast cancer cases, the disease is a real concern for the nation’s women.

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New campaign to help ‘Little Warriors’ battling cancer

SHIFTING focus to the youth this year, members of the Warrior Campaign are thrilled to launch an initiative to raise awareness of childhood cancer in the Bahamas.

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Preventing early childhood caries

Children need healthy teeth in order to chew food and speak clearly. Despite what many may think, primary teeth are just as essential as their permanent successors. It is important to teach your child good oral hygiene habits from young so they will take these practices into adolescence and adulthood.

Mouth cancer – What to look out for

Have you ever watched a major league baseball game and seen almost everyone in the dugout chewing or sucking tobacco then spitting out the tobacco juices? Do you think those athletes and team managers are aware that smokeless tobacco products contain at least 28 known chemicals that can cause cancer?

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Brave Gabrielle beats scoliosis

THE experience of living with scoliosis has inspired 12-year-old Gabrielle Rolle to encourage other children to always be strong, fearless and trust God to work it all out.

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Seminar to highlight healing powers of yoga

IMPROVING wellness in the Bahamas through education is the aim of the Eye on Health seminars presented by Solomon’s Fresh Markets.

Talking about gangs and social breakdown

This piece is derived from extensive research around gang violence, civil society participation and systemic failure. It points to some obvious problems that so far, have been ignored and thus the problem has been allowed if not encouraged to grow.

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Chiropractic education

Many times I have patients ask me about the educational requirements to become chiropractor.