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New advances in prostate treatments

The good news: prostate cancer, if detected early, can be successfully treated, with a 98 percent prostate cancer specific survival ten years after treatment.

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New year, new you

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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Local pastor has prayers answered thanks to bionic manhood

PHILLIP*, a member of the local clergy, spent thousand of dollars and years trying to achieve an erection, all to no avail. Impotence drugs, a penile pump and injections did nothing to help his deflated manhood to rise again.

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Ancient methods of hair removal

Are you still shaving or using depilatory creams to remove unwanted facial and body hair? If so, you need to read on; you will learn of two unique methods of hair removal.

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Dealing with hip pain

Your hip is a weight-bearing joint, and all of your weight above the waistline has to be supported by your hips.

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Common male issues

Bahamian men are sadly well known for generally showing very little concern for their health and physical well being. They have most of the risk factors for aggressive prostate cancer such as African ancestry, obesity and high alcohol intake.

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New organisation helps youngsters battle cancer

It’s official: a new organisation to help young Bahamians battling leukaemia was launched over the Christmas season.

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Helping the visually impaired lead independent lives

The Salvation Army’s School for the Blind received a vital donation just in time for Christmas, that will help the visually impaired learn to live self-sufficient, independent lives.

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Bubbles & Lather

YOUNG business owner Shardae Pratt’s overall goal is to become a major contributing factor to the conservation and preservation of the country’s health conscious environment - through providing high quality skincare products.

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Got Kidney Pain? Are you stoned?

Kidney stones are relatively common, occurring in approximately 12% of men and 6 % of women per year. Why more men than women is mostly due to a man’s diet. Kidney stones are quite common across all age groups.

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The ordeal of bedwetting

Bedwetting is a traumatic ordeal, too often endured in embarrassing silence by families. Nocturnal enuresis or bedwetting was regarded in one study as the third most traumatic event that a family can face.

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Don’t let your journey come to an end

A major key to my 110-pound weight loss and body transformation journey was putting healthy wellness and fitness in the context of lifestyle as opposed to some “programme” I was on. This was important because the minute I came off of the “programme” my journey came to a screeching halt, or worse doubled back in the opposite direction.

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Titter Lou’s Herbal Kitchen

THROUGH HER small business, it is Jacqueline Hewitt’s goal to encourage healthy lifestyles among Bahamians.

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Are you fit for Junkanoo?

JUNKANOO’S artistry and musicality is hailed, recognised and rewarded. However, often overlooked when it comes to Junkanoo is the extreme physicality participants must not only endure to the finish line, but to put on a world class performance on Bay Street to bolster their group.

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A Christmas gift: More sex keeps you healthy

An early Christmas gift of scientifically based facts for Bahamian men.

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