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A kick to the balls: How to deal with chronic scrotal pain

Chronic scrotal pain is described by sufferers of this affliction as the equivalent of being kicked in the testicles several times a day, often with lingering, long-lasting pain.

Medical student seeks funding for opportunity of a lifetime

A BAHAMIAN student needs the public’s help in seizing the opportunity of a lifetime as he pursues a double Master’s degree in Public Health.Charles Hamilton has started a Go Fund Me campaign to rally financial support from family, friends and anyone

Thirst trap

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

Rotaract mobilises community in HIV/AIDS fight

On Saturday July 28, the Rotaract Club of East Nassau set out to make a difference within the community by hosting an HIV/AIDS mural painting open to both members and non-members. This community service initiative served as a reminder to persons of a

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Fighting lupus, finding hope

FAMILY, friends, loved ones and other supporters all gathered last Saturday at the Goodman’s Bay Beach for a fun run/walk for Jonique Webb who is battling lupus.Jonique said her fight against lupus has led her to not only find hope, but to also dust

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HeadKnowles prepares to face hurricane season

IN addition to raising funds to assist the Princess Margaret Hospital with much-needed machines, an upcoming Family Festival hosted by the HeadKnowles will feature a blood drive, fun games, raffles and live entertainment, and help Bahamians prepare f

Clean your plate? A habit that may do more bad than good

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

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Reconnect to your feminine roots

Mylk Goddess promotes health through 'ancestral' methods

To give Bahamian women more options when taking a more holistic approach to feminine healthcare, Moniquekell Farquharson has started Mylk Goddess, which focuses on alternative treatments and natural medicines.The home-based company provides support a

The problem of weight bias

Health coach Ethan Quant, of Elite Wellness Solutions, has succeeded in his weight loss journey and now wants to share his methods with the Bahamas in an effort to foster a culture of wellness and conquer the obesity epidemic.

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Rejuvenating the inner-city

A clean-up campaign to give communities in New Providence a facelift continued over the weekend.

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Local farm dives into global infused water trend

We all know that we should be drinking water instead of all those sugary beverages like sodas and juices.However, drinking plain old water can get a being boring after a while. Sometimes we just crave something with taste. Enter the infused water tre

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'LEAP' takes fight against diabetes-related amputations to the Family Islands

Foot and Ankle International is expanding its LEAP programme to the Family Islands, with the first partnership being established in Abaco. LEAP (Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention) was devised by former Cabinet minister podiatrist Dr Daniel Johnso

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Curing obesity in the Bahamas

Currently, the Bahamas ranks first in the world in diabetes, sixth in obesity and also is recognised as having one of the worse hypertension rates in the Americas.

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Safe haven for cancer patients hailed as a ‘godsend’

“A godsend” is what Francis Friends calls the assistance of the Cancer Society of the Bahamas, whom she credits with making her husband’s treatment and recovery process as comfortable as possible.

Nurse Kenny retires with a smile and love in her heart

As a teenager, Cheryl Kenny was terrified to visit the doctor. The atmosphere at the clinic and the medical staff always appeared too serious, too tense for her liking.That all changed one day when she had an encounter with a nurse who was kind, comp

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