FOR most people when you say the word ‘yoga’, images of super fit, incredibly flexible people bending themselves into pretzel-like shapes pop into their heads.
EDVENNA Major was sitting in her manual wheelchair at her vendor’s table in Pompey Square, as she does most Saturdays, oblivious to the fact that her life was about to get a little bit easier.
THE ONE Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) is all set and ready to go when it comes to educating Bahamians on the topic of cardiovascular health.
WELCOME back to the third and possibly final part of my spiel on obesity. In parts one and two we defined obesity, looked at its prevalence here in the Bahamas and scratched the surface of how obesity contributes to deaths from noncommunicable diseases.
SMB Care Foundation hosts film fundraising series
IN its ongoing effort to eliminate cancer in the Bahamas, the SMB Care Foundation will kick off a film fundraising series entitled “SMB Flicks” beginning tonight at 7pm.
GUM disease is a commonplace damaging inflammatory process of the gums.
NOW that we have scratched the surface on how serious obesity is here in the Bahamas, I want to open up the public’s eye to the seriousness of how obesity affects one’s health by attempting to narrow the global scope of the obesity problem and make it more personal.
IMPROVING the wellness of Bahamians through education is the major goal of the Eye on Health seminars presented by Solomon’s Fresh Markets.
FOR the fourth year, Club One Fitness Centre staff are using the summer season to help Bahamian women realise their sexier, healthier selves.
ONE of the funniest things that dentists encounter happens when a person who lives alone adamantly declares that they never grind their teeth.
SEVERAL articles ago we talked about stress – the effects of it and how stress literally kills.
THE summer is here and many pitfalls await those who are striving to stay fit during their vacation time. It’s hot outside, so exercises like walking are not as appealing. And then there is the problem of overindulgence when it comes to the culinary temptations.
PREGNANCY is a time of great happiness and fulfilment for most women. However, both the woman and her developing child face various health risks during the nine months of pregnancy.
THE summer days are upon us, and while some are enjoying their vacation trips away, most young Bahamians are experiencing the excitement of summer camp.
CARIBBEAN medical history was made when a new cancer centre modelled off a Bahamian example opened in St John’s, Antigua and Barbuda, on June 26.