Cancer rehabilitation Improving quality of life for patients

IT is believed by experts that when a cancer patient participates in rehabilitative exercises they have a better quality of life and can function at a higher level.

Wisdom teeth woes

AS EARLY as the age of 15, and definitely between the ages of 17 and 25, the most complicated teeth arrive on the scene in the mouths of most people. These are called the wisdom teeth, or in most clinical settings, the third molars. There are usually four wisdom teeth present in the mouths of most adults.

Dental Health and Breast Cancer

By Donnette Sands

Effective mouth cleansing for adults

SUCCESSFUL care for the mouth all boils down to cleansing. This is as true for a healthy mouth as it is for an unhealthy mouth.

Myth: Milk causes acne

BUSTED: This is another misinterpretation. Milk doesn’t trigger acne or breakouts. It’s the hormones produced by cows that are found in milk that can actually overstimulate oil glands and cause overproduction of oil. As cows that give milk are pregnant most of their lives, the natural hormones that occur during pregnancy are found in the milk you drink.

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Getting fit in the fight against breast cancer

IN HONOUR of persons who are fighting breast cancer in the Bahamas, Club One Fitness Centre has designated this entire week to bring awareness to breast cancer prevention.

Stem cells to treat blindness appear to be safe

LONDON (AP) — An experimental treatment for blindness that uses embryonic stem cells appears to be safe, and it improved vision in more than half of the patients who got it, two early studies show.

Saving young hearts

THE Heart Ball Committee is back and striving to save as many hearts of children as possible. Despite current economic challenges and imposing changes to the economy, the Heart Ball Committee recently met to plan their upcoming events. This group of dedicated volunteers give their time and efforts to raise funds to help repair the hearts of children. When committee members Zelia Bethell and Linda Lafleur, who also serves as treasurer, were asked why they do what they do, they replied as follows.

A parent's guide to chiropractic health


Five critical dental years

PEOPLE aged 21 and older who missed seeing the dentist during the “five critical dental years” keep wondering thereafter “what has happened to my teeth?” They are wondering because their teeth, in many ways, have hit rock bottom early in life.

Noni - the health drink that stands the test of time


Five top tips for boosting your confidence

Do something good for someone else

How a check-up can reduce worries about your child's health