ALTHOUGH some people look at body building as a male dominated sport, associated with big muscles and heavy weight lifting, female body builder Jheaneale Bahadosingh said the sport is a testament to strength, discipline and determination.
Heartworm disease is becoming one of the more common ailments afflicting dogs today in The Bahamas. It is caused by the heartworm, Dirofilaria Immitis.
STRUGGLING with being overweight for many years, Ethan Quant was uncomfortable in his skin and unhappy with his body.
ONE OF the most annoying things about living with a disability is having your abilities overlooked, said Genevieve Evans, a retired Bahamian teacher. She has intimate experience with people focusing on what she cannot do instead of focusing on what can do.
In the last ThinkUp column, I introduced Saartjie Baartman, a South African, Khoi Khoi woman who was coerced into early travel to England when she was “discovered” by a British ship doctor William Dunlop.
THE J LINE Fitness Bahamas team recently celebrated natural health, fitness and wellness at their first annual “Electric Festival.”
Among patients and physicians there is a low level of awareness about sleep apnea in the Bahamas, because of this many patients in the country have been left undiagnosed.
The Bahamas AIDS Foundation’s biggest charitable event, the 20th Annual Red Ribbon Ball, was successfully held last Saturday at the Atlantis Grand Ballroom.
A significant health problem in today’s society is headaches. Not only are they painful and debilitating to the people who have them, they cause lost productivity, which can cost millions of dollars in inefficiency.
THE BUREAU OF Women’s Affairs has held ongoing meetings with members of the disability community to find ways of effectively implementing national commitments to the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
Three key points to consider about life: one, change is our nature; two, everything changes; three, there are no safe spaces to run from change. Once you wrap your head around these key life points, you begin to appreciate the need to build your capacity to cope with change.
The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) recently raised funds to assist the Sister Sister Breast Cancer Support Group, a non-profit charitable group for women diagnosed with breast cancer.
HOW DO you bring comfort when a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer?
FROM Goodman’s Bay to Sandyport, “Lupies” gathered in numbers as they took part in the second annual “Walk For Lupus” last Saturday.
Paint Da Streets Pink, the breast cancer awareness event hosted by the Rotaract Club of South East Nassau Centennial, attracted scores of cancer survivors and supporters over the weekend.