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FDA approved non-invasive treatment for urine leak

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

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The importance of kidney health for everyone – Part I

Last Thursday was observed as World Kidney Day.

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Setting up your support structure

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.

Living with HIV: Mother-of-four has survived for 24 years

ANALISE*, wife and mother of four, is one of the longest living HIV-positive individuals in the Bahamas. This year makes 24 years since she contracted the virus at the age of 18.

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Massage on the move

For the past 11 years, Nadia Beneby has dedicated her time and passion to massage therapy.

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Stop peeing all night, every night

Repeatedly waking up at night to urinate can be a frustrating problem endured by tens of thousands of Bahamian women, men and children.

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Lymphedema and complete decongestive therapy

The month of March – in addition to being March Madness for all the sports enthusiasts – is observed as Lymphedema Awareness Month.

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Breaking through barriers

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.

Going organic for female reproductive health

Increasingly, countries around the world are paying more attention to female health. This, coupled with the growing interest in all things organic, has lead Theresa Alcock to launch her own health and beauty company called Come Back Kitty specifically for women.

Dental hygienists make fighting oral health issues their mission

Bilney Lane children gifted with electronic toothbrushes

An often overlooked but vital part of overall health is the health of the mouth. And because it is often neglected, two registered dental hygienists are on a mission to raise awareness of dental hygiene in the Bahamas with an aim to decrease the amount of oral health issues that exist.

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Blood in the urine should never be ignored

Are you seeing red in your toilet bowl?

Join the fight for a healthy Bahamas

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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Atlantic Medical hosts 21st annual Fun Run for cancer and diabetes

In a bid to encourage Bahamians to adopt healthier lifestyles, Atlantic Medical Insurance (AMI) will host its 21st Annual Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, April 13. AMI will donate all proceeds to the Cancer Society of the Bahamas and the Bahamas Diabetic Association.

The dangers of skin bleaching

DESPITE its many known health risks, bleaching is unfortunately still a method many Bahamians use in a quest to achieve what they believe will be new and improved skin.

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Art for autism

UNDER the theme “Spoken Spectrums”, students, parents and teachers of the Garvin Tynes Primary School’s Autism Unit will be hosting to a night of art and music.