GIVEN the overwhelming number of diabetes cases in the Bahamas, the ACE Diabetes Support Group reaffirmed its commitment this year to continuously bring awareness and educate people on how the disease can be prevented and managed so that little to no complications occur.
In 2013, Americans spent a little over $2 billion in the anti-aging market. Globally, the anti-aging market was estimated to be worth $122.3 billion in 2013, and is now being estimated to be worth $191.7 billion by 2019.
THE 51st annual Heart Ball proved to be a smashing success, providing guests with an evening of glitz and glamour, while also fulfilling the purpose of raising funds to help children who need urgent heart care.
WELCOME to our very first “Breakout Session!”
IS it really possible to change your life completely within the space of just 30 days? Author of the New York Times best seller “It Starts With Food” and Whole30 programme co-creator Melissa Hartwig will tell you how this Thursday.
IN the Bahamas, medical doctors and dentists are required to report suspected cases of child abuse and neglect to the Ministry of Labour and Social Development and/or the Royal Bahamas Police Force.
THIS year’s Golden Heart Award went to A Bismark Coakley, MBE, for his work with physically challenged children and helping his fellow man. Mr Coakley said he was very grateful for this recognition of his efforts.
THERE are 22 basic elements in the human body, including enzymes, hormones, vitamins, amino acids, folic acids and others. These must be renewed by nutrient intake; no one food contains them all except bee pollen.
WHAT started out as an idea by a Hollywood legend is today one of Nassau’s most anticipated charitable events which once again will be held this Valentine’s Day to raise funds for the repair of children’s hearts.
WHEN my husband Erskine was admitted to Doctors Hospital during 2013 I visited the blood bank there, as we had sent out an appeal for blood. Unfortunately, I am unable to give blood now, but I did so years ago.
Dr Monique Thompson clears up common myths about nutritional supplements.
IT was a grand affair complete with specially catered food, balloons and activities, as Special Olympics Bahamas recently celebrated their annual party at the Botanical Gardens.
THE BAHAMAS Heart Association is reminding people all month long to thoroughly educate themselves and take proactive steps to prevent the silent killer – heart disease.
WELCOME to another exciting edition of “Healthy Living Made Simple!” where you are educated, encouraged and empowered to live well.
HEART diseases and stroke are the number one causes of death and disability among people with type 2 diabetes. In fact, at least 65 per cent of people with diabetes die from some form of heart disease or stroke.