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Say farewell to double wave backs and love handles

Exercises to tackle those stubborn fatty areas for women and men

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Tree of nature

SOLOMONS Fresh Market’s mission to support healthy living has not changed over the five years it has been in existence.

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Hair today, gone tomorrow

MOVEMBER organisers exceeded their goal in attracting nearly 200 men to free Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) testing events in Rawson Square and at the Green Parrot Bar and Grill.

If your mouth is bleeding see a dentist now

The experience of realising that blood is coming from the mouth can be a daunting one. This is not a normal occurence so if you experience it, you should see a dentist immediately.

'Movember' changes the face of men's health

IT MIGHT appear to be the latest trend in male grooming but is, in fact, an international charitable initiative which many Bahamian men are embracing by taking on the “Movember” challenge backed by Rotary Clubs of The Bahamas West and Tribune Radio.

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Living with cancer and the “herbal chemo” cure

IT WAS when she was 14 and entering the more demanding years of high school that Ashley Moree’s mother became diagnosed with stage one breast cancer.

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Golden glow to new Komen Bahamas promotion

AN Olympic legend and an award-winning film director have teamed up for an emotional breast cancer television advertisement.

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Dr Tamika Ferguson: Words of wisdom

The adult dentition of a human being consists of 32 teeth. The third molars - or ‘wisdom teeth’ - are the last set of teeth to erupt in the mouth.

Hereditary breast cancer: are you at risk?

For about five to 10 per cent of women diagnosed with breast cancer, hereditary factors are the root cause.

AIDS foundation focuses on mother-child transmission

WITH World AIDS Day just around the corner, the AIDS Foundation of the Bahamas has re-stated its commitment to seeing that there are no new infections, no AIDS-related deaths and no stigma and discrimination and a reminder of the need for a collective fight to achieve that goal.

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Mugs for the cure

When Gina Smith discovered a lump in her breast a few years ago she found herself in a predicament that many Bahamian women face: she did not have enough money and health insurance to immediately cover the expenses of a mammogram.

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Hundreds turn out for diabetes symposium

Of the estimated 35,000 persons living with diabetes in the Bahamas, several hundred turned up to a special symposium this past weekend to hear important information and receive support in coping with the disease.

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Bahamians check out “The Good Girl’s Guide to Love and Romance”

Friendship, love and the complexities of modern dating are the topics explored by the humourous play “The Good Girl’s Guide to Love and Romance” by author Davrielle Burrows.

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How to get 'abs ready'

Yes, summer is officially over. But there is no reason not to get a head start and be “abs ready” for next summer. And let’s be honest, the Bahamas’ summer weather lasts 10 months of the year.

Did gender bias derail a potential birth control option for men?

Who’s in charge of preventing pregnancy? For years, available contraception methods have generally made this a woman’s responsibility.

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