One Eleuthera Foundation celebrates Earth Day

IN CELEBRATION of Earth Day 2015, the One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) hosted its third annual festivities this weekend, at which members commemorated their hard work and promoted opportunities ahead, encouraging partnership and leadership throughout Eleuthera, the Bahamas and the World.

How we can avoid the worldwide dental epidemic

THERE IS a global epidemic of dental diseases, and adult dental diseases account for the lion’s share of it.

The unsung technologists performing vital diagnostics on the brain

REPRESENTATIVES from the Bahamas Electroneurodiagnostic Technologist (BENT) group are hosting the inaugural neurology career and educational fair at Anatol Rodgers High School tomorrow.

Third outing for ‘Autism in the Bahamas’ essay contest

FIRSTCARE Medical Plan is planning to continue with its efforts to increase autism awareness in the country by hosting the third annual Autism in the Bahamas essay contest open to all students in grades seven through 12.

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Achieving flawlessness - Beauty expert helps others battle skin problems

ONE woman’s personal experience with serious skin problems has today led to the success of a Bahamian-owned beauty business which aims to help others facing similar challenges.

Answers to three common questions asked about dentistry

Question 1: Do I have to visit the dentist every six months?

The Cross: A medical perspective – Part I

ANOTHER Easter holiday has come and gone. Hopefully, many of us have taken the time to reflect on what Christ accomplished at Calvary on man’s behalf.

Dialysis Centre encourages Bahamians to drink more water

STUDIES show that most people do not drink enough water on a daily basis. And that was one of the reasons the Dialysis Centre Bahamas challenged the general public to swap soft drinks, energy and alcoholic beverages with water. The 20-day World Kidney Day Challenge ran from March 12 to March 31. It was part of the efforts to raise awareness of kidney health and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Bettering the Bahamas through ‘voluntourism’

BDP International, a leading family-owned global logistics and transportation management firm last week made a significant monetary gift to Hands For Hunger (H4H) in the Bahamas.

Taking care of sensitive teeth

IS DRINKING a cold glass of water or sipping a hot cup of tea painful for you? Does brushing or flossing make you wince? Does eating a chocolate bar, or sitting in front of a blowing fan cause you pain in your mouth? If any of these are happening, you are experiencing sensitive teeth.

Break-Out Session: The mysterious Gräfenberg Spot

THE G-spot has been a topic of scientific discussion for at least 30 years now, and in my opinion, it is worth every bit of it. Yes! Let us find out about other ways to bring about intense pleasure to females other than the (hopefully) straightforward clitoral stimulation. Guys, get ready to brighten your horizons in the art of female pleasure.

Cancer Centre hosts free lecture event to promote colon cancer awareness

WITH this month dedicated to raising awareness of colorectal (colon) cancer, the Cancer Centre in Nassau will host a lecture series that is expected to help Bahamians gain much needed knowledge of disease.

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A healthy turnout for Hilton staff

WITH its annual fair for employees, the managing staff of the British Colonial Hilton set out to prove that living healthy in the Bahamas does not have to be a challenge.

Asthma and childhood tooth decay

ASTHMA is the most common chronic childhood disease and is a major public health issue throughout the world.

‘Beat VAT…Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle’

THROUGH a local campaign, the Bahamas Association of Nutrition and Dietetics (BAND) is encouraging Bahamians to make healthy food choices even when their “budgets are stretched”.