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Revolutionary device to treat urinary incontinence

Tens of thousands of Bahamian women and men have their bladder dictate their lives and reduce the quality of their every day lives.

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Why telling kids to ‘clean your plate’ can be harmful

Health coach Ethan Quant, CEO 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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New insight into the neurological impact of COVID-19: Virus can worsen strokes, affect brain and nervous system

WHILE there is at this time notenough data to prove that coronaviruscan be the root cause of neurological complications, medical professionals note that, like other viruses such as influenza, patients with COVID-19 may experience headaches, anosmia (loss of sense of smell), dizziness, Guillain-Barre syndrome (the immune system attacks your nerves), and even strokes.

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Health coaching seeks to reshape healthcare with holistic approach

Hiring a health coach is, in a lot of people’s minds, only something athletes and celebrities do to ensure they stay fighting fit and/or look for the camera.

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Motivation alone is not enough

Health coach Ethan Quant, CEO 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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Dealing with pain “down below”

There are many potential causes of testicular and scrotal pain and swelling.

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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.