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Dangers of fad diets

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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Active surveillance: a safe and effective method to manage prostate cancer

Prostate cancer will affect one in six men in their lifetime.

Kingdor hopes to make life better for Parkinson’s sufferers

Around the world, the month of April is observed as Parkinson’s Awareness Month, and here in the Bahamas the Kingdor National Parkinson Foundation is gearing up to host a series of events under the theme “Better Lives Together”.

Step up for heart health

BRISKLY walking up stairs, down stairs, to your car, and just taking more steps in a day is an easy exercise that can have a huge, positive impact on your heart.

Spotlight on heart disease and obesity at second Cleveland Clinic lecture

For more than a decade, the leading cause of death among Bahamians has been heart disease, with mortality numbers increasing year over year.

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The frustration and pain of recurrent urinary tract infections

Far too many Bahamians live their lives in misery and utter frustration as they deal with recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs). Bahamian women in particular are prone to suffer from urinary tract infections due to the female anatomy and menopause.

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How safe are your cosmetics?

On average a woman uses about 12 to 25 different cosmetics a day and applies more than 200 chemicals to her body in the process.

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Make sure to do this before you start your health and fitness journey

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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Learning to love the skin you’re in

As someone with sensitive skin, Mechelle McDonald-Sweeting has been through many moments of trial and error in an effort to understand what works well for her skin and what doesn’t.

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Four silent killers of Bahamian men

Bahamian men notoriously take poor control of their health. Many Bahamian men rarely have annual health physicals and often make negative lifestyle choices. Silent health killers sadly continue to lead to the early and usually preventative deaths of hundreds of Bahamian men every year.

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Local company uses revolutionary new material in feminine hygiene products

THE Women’s Haven has always been adamant about taking the organic approach to “yoni” wellness, a Sanskrit word that has been interpreted to literally mean the womb and the female reproductive organs.

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Start battling aging skin today

We all have a different genetic code that determines how we age. It is permanently imprinted on your DNA whether you will get crows’ feet or brow furrows, develop acne, and how quickly you’ll tan or burn. Although genetics play a part in how we age, our lifestyle and diet are also major contributing factors. Aging is inescapable. However, the way we age isn’t, and you can fight it. You can have a vibrant complexion and enjoy beautiful skin at any age, provided you start now.

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New solutions for women who have urinary leaks during intimacy

It is the embarrassing secret sadly suffered in silence by thousands of Bahamian women: an uncontrollable loss of bladder control with urinary incontinence during sex.

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How to track your 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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Feel the love this Valentine’s Day ‘on the pole’

For the last five years, the team at Girl on Pole as been giving Bahamian women a new way to stay fit and exercise. The dance studio, which not only teaches people how to pole dance, but seeks to help women boost their self-confidence and feel sexy in a judgement-free environment, is once again hosting a special event for Valentine’s Day.

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