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Young girl gives hope to diabetes patients through new book

Eleven-year-old Kaiden Moss-Moultrie has mastered living with diabetes at a young age. Now, she has become an author, releasing a book designed to share her plight and help other children facing similar challenges.Kaiden was diagnosed with type 1 dia

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When you fall, get back up!

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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Singer fights cancer for third time, family hosts benefit concert

In 2004, doctors diagnosed Minerva Kemp McIntosh with leukaemia and gave her less than six months to live. Now, 14 years later, Minerva is still here and still fighting. She has already beaten the cancer twice and is now going for a third round with

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Secret suffering which afflicts so many

It is the embarrassing secret sadly suffered in silence by thousands of Bahamian women. An uncontrollable loss of bladder control with urinary incontinence/leak during sex.As many as one in three women have some form of urinary incontinence whether i

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Pumpkin power: Local chef promotes surprising health benefits of Fall fruit

Halloween may be over, but that doesn’t mean we have to say goodbye to pumpkins just yet. In addition to being a great canvas for carving scary faces into, and not to forget offering the key ingredient in Fall’s most prevalent spice mix, pumpkins a

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Celebrating World Radiography Day

Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen, a German physicist, accidentally discovered X-rays while working with a cathode-ray tube in his laboratory on November 8, 1895.The discovery was groundbreaking; it was the first time that people were able to see the inside of

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Patience in the process

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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Meal Prep – A key to staying on track

I love to cook! In actuality, that may have been a major contributing factor to me putting on so much weight in the first place.

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Reaching out to lift the lid on mental health

AS A fitness enthusiast and a person who genuinely cares for peoples’ physical and mental health, Alex Pelanne of Bombshell Fitness recently hosted what she calls a much needed “Mental Health” social media live-talk.

Common Breast Cancer Myths

October is the Breast Cancer Awareness month where we highlight on education, prevention and cure of Breast Cancer. It is essential to know the facts regarding breast cancer prevention and its treatment in order to reduce the risk. Let us debunk some common myths about breast cancer.

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Life changed when I joined the early morning club

Despite what many people think, I was never really a “morning person”. I had always been someone who struggled to get out of bed during the week and never really got around to life until early in the afternoon on the weekend.I loved my bed and it was

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The Other Prostate Problem - Benign Prostate Hyperplasia

Prostate Cancer affects one in six men in their lifetime.Almost half of men 50 years or older are afflicted with Benign Prostate Hyperplasia BPH, a non-cancerous enlargement of a man’s prostate. Almost all men by the age of 70 years old suffer from B

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Shredding sickle cells

LAST month, Sunryse Information Management teamed up with the Bahamas Sickle Cell Association to spread awareness and raise funds during the company’s 11th annual ‘Shred Day’ event.People were encouraged to bring personal documents to be shredded fre

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When the carer becomes the patient

RADIATION therapist Alice Mudzemeti could never imagine having the shoe on the other foot. She went from treating and offering support to cancer patients, to becoming one herself.Her breast cancer diagnosis in September 2017, brought Alice’s life to

Doctors collaborate at 18th GBMDA

HEALTH professionals attended the 18th annual Grand Bahama Medical and Dental Association’s Scientific Educational Conference at Pelican Bay Resort on Thursday.Dr Vincent Burton, president of GBMDA, said the aim of the event was to bring doctors toge

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