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Cleveland Clinic in pioneering uterus transplant

For the second time, the Cleveland Clinic has delivered a baby from a uterus that was transplanted from a deceased donor.

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Sugar waxing is nothing to fear

SUGARING, or sugar waxing, may sound a bit intimidating, but with the right tools and an expert guide to follow, women can use home kits for this type of hair removal without worries, said Shiann Smith, a pre-med student.

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Don’t let the scale scare you: Celebrating every bit of progress

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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With one in six Bahamian men affected, here is how to lower your risk of prostate cancer

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has registered that 200 Bahamian men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2019, and that number is likely underestimated, as several Bahamians seek prostate cancer screening and treatment abroad and are therefore often not captured in local statistics.

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Pre-school teacher requires immediate surgery to correct skull malformation

Forty-five-year-old Vernessa Rahming is in urgent need of surgery to correct a leak in her brain.

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The ‘Whimsical Mommy’ addresses taboo topics

Breastfeeding can still be controversial topic. While the decision to breastfeed or not to breastfeed is a very personal one, it seems everyone is quick to judge and offer their opinion. And while there has been increased awareness in recent years about the considerable health benefits of babies having mother’s milk, it’s often not as easy as just deciding to breastfeed or not to breastfeed. Through no fault of their own, some new moms cannot feed their children because they simply have low milk supplies.

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Debunking the myths surrounding vasectomies

Every year in the United States at the time of March Madness, the NCAA basketball tournament, there is usually a tremendous increase in the number of elective vasectomies performed. Vasectomies are historically heavily promoted before and during March Madness.

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How to help children deal with grief

It is my sincere belief that children secure the future of any given country or society. It is mandated by God that we as adults guard, protect and nourish our children. As an educator, I am cognizant of the importance of education and fostering learning in our children. However, catering to the souls and emotional well-being of our little darlings is vital.

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A doctor’s life-or-death warning leads to ‘New Beginnings’ for Latoya: New garden service promotes healthy backyard farming

Latoya Hutchinson believes life has a unique way of showing us what is truly important and ultimately where our attentions should be directed. In her case, a serious health warning by a doctor led her to re-examining her lifestyle choices and eventually making major changes to how she viewed food.

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The link between diabetes and urological health

There is a strong link between diabetes and many aspects of urological health.

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Let’s get meal prepping

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.

Staying safe on your beach outing

Beaches in New Providence were opened yesterday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the government to close them in late March. This weekend, Bahamians are expected to flock to locations like Goodman’s Bay, Saunders Beach and the Montagu foreshore to enjoy some fun in the sun.

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Psychologist helps people work through trauma with new ‘brainspotting’ treatment

Local expert offers tele-therapy services

Brain-based therapy, according to experts, is the fastest growing area in the field of psychology. A fairly new type of therapy in this area is called “brainspotting”, developed by Dr David Grand, a renowned psychotherapist who was trained in eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR). This form of psychotherapy treatment, like brainspotting, was designed to alleviate the distress associated with traumatic memories.

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The dangers of unregulated sex enhancement pills

Viagra obtained US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in March 1998 and the world of erectile dysfunction has never been the same. The sexual enhancement pills industry is huge and continues to grow, with Viagra making over two billion dollars last year. Other PDE5 inhibitor medications such as Cialis and Levitra are widely prescribed throughout the world.

A month of events to show support for high-risk lupus patients

Life during lockdown is challenging enough for most healthy people, but for those living with lupus it can be even far more difficult.

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