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The future of healthcare: Upcoming summit focuses on regenerative health

Doing her part to promote a new, 21st century approach to healthcare, Dr Desirée Cox is hosting the second annual HEALinc Future Health Innovation Summit at the Grand Hyatt next month. This year, the focus is on promoting regenerative health.

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Don’t let urinary leaks control your life!

Many women can unfortunately laugh, sneeze, cough and pee all at the same time. It is called stress urinary incontinence and it is a heartbreaking disorder that has tens of thousands of our Bahamian women afraid to laugh or reluctant to exercise, or even mindful when bending to lift a child because they are going to leak urine.

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How to notice stress

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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How chiropractic keeps you healthy

Chiropractic is a branch of the healing arts which is based upon the premise that good health depends, in part, upon a normally functioning nervous system especially the spine, and the nerves extending from the spine to all parts of the body.

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Nurses trained to help save limbs

With 13.6 percent of the population of the Bahamas suffering from diabetes, the country is at an epidemic status. Each year, more than more one million diabetics around the world lose at least a leg. Research has shown that 85 percent of all amputations are preceded by an ulcer and can be prevented.

Take time to ‘unplug’ from hurricane coverage

Therapist stresses the need for self-care in times of disaster

AS the country grapples with the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, a local therapist is encouraging Bahamians to implement self-care strategies, to unplug and decompress even as they put their energy into relief efforts.

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More awareness needed to battle prostate cancer in the Bahamas

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. The Bahamas as a nation is trying to deal with a natural disaster of epic proportions.Sadly, prostate cancer continues to be a national health disaster, with hundreds of Bahamian men being diagnosed ever

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All you need to know about the male menopause

Andropause, male menopause, is a real health condition that thousands of Bahamian men, like their counterparts worldwide, often suffer unknowingly.

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Finding a healthy way to deal with stress

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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Abaco mom releases memoir on loving and losing children with sickle cell

In her newly released, deeply emotional memoir, Zetta Sylvia Baillou-Poitier shares the challenges of raising children with sickle cell disease and the pain of losing her daughter.

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Don’t ignore testicular pain!

There are many potential causes of scrotal and testicular pain.

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Ten-year-old Tarique soldiers on as episodes of severe swelling worsen

Like many other Bahamian kids his age, 10-year-old Tarique Miller was enjoying his Summer holidays and looking forward to a family vacation in Florida. But unlike other children, Tarique suffers from hereditary angioedema (HAE), a rare condition that causes recurring and severe swelling in various parts of the body. And he had his most recent and “scariest” attack yet on the first day of his stay in Florida.

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Something is better than nothing

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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Why Bahamian men are at high risk of prostate cancer

Obesity, alcohol and African ancestry play a role

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in Bahamian men. Present statistics show that one in six men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime.

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All natural skincare to battle allergies

As a nature lover and someone who enjoys a healthy lifestyle, Catriona Sands believes that fresh ingredients are the best ingredients, not only to consume in food, but to be applied topically as well.

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