Myths about geriatric exercising

Staying healthy as we get older is more important than ever.

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Thinking about our daughters

I recently presented at a workshop where 18 of us shared our goals and vision for our future health.

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Our toxic world – Part V

This week’s article brings the enlightenment of the toll that the burning landfill takes on human, environmental and the country’s economic health to an end. I wish I was reporting that the burning landfill itself had come to an end, but unfortunately we are not there as yet, nor is the political will. But let me not digress on that note.

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A growing passion for healthy living

THE Green Earth Festival last weekend proved that Bahamians are becoming increasingly interested in living green and eating healthy.

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Affordable teeth

Do you have missing teeth? Does this make it difficult for you to chew food? Are you embarrassed to smile because people will see the spaces?

Young mothers-to-be learn how to get ‘job ready’

The young ladies of PACE (Providing Access to Continued Education) recently got the chance to ask an expert about the ins and outs of career advancement in today’s world. CIBC FirstCaribbean hosted a resume and interview workshop for the students at the PACE centre, led by Head of Human Resources Antionette Turnquest.

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Kingdor Foundation gears up for 16th annual ball

THE Kingdor National Parkinson Foundation will host its 16th annual gala ball on Saturday, April 30 in honour of those who have played a significant role in the development of the foundation or given excellent service to the Bahamian people.

Harmful mouth gaps

Many challenges occur in the oral cavity throughout the adult life of a person. Two of these challenges are inextricablly linked together and continue to wreak havoc in the mouths of many. They are losing permanent teeth and failing to replace permanent teeth.

Our toxic world – Part IV

On Sunday, the group Raising Awareness about the Bahamas Landfill executed a very successful silent protest about the landfill, also known as the “city dump”. From the number of individuals participating, it was clear to see that the Bahamian people are fed up and absolutely sick and tired of being poisoned, sick and tired.

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Exercise that makes a splash

THE summer months are fast approaching and members of the Club One Fitness Centre are excited to have already kick-started their popular water exercise programme that will run throughout the season on Monday and Saturday mornings.

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Fun run/walk honours ‘superheroes’ living with diabetes and cancer

This year’s fun walk/run hosted by Atlantic Medical is celebrating “Superheroes for a Day”, honouring those living with diabetes and actively fighting cancer.

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Pushathon event to encourage healthy aging

IN an effort to create awareness of healthy aging, the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre will host its fifth annual geriatric pushathon/walkathon this month.

Violence, women and men

In the Interamerican Bank’s Quarterly Bulletin “Crime in Paradise”, released this year, we in the Bahamas rank as one of the most violently criminal in the world and extremely high levels of the fear that evokes.

Local doctor warns of the dangers of processed meat

Processed meat may be killing more Bahamians than crime, according to Dr Arlington Lightbourne, owner of the Nassau-based Wellness Clinic.

Our toxic world III

In the last article we looked at the importance of avoidance when it comes down to detoxifying the body and removing harmful chemicals from our system. This only makes sense, right?