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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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No money? No problem

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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Rotary golf tournament is successful fundraiser for special autism classroom

The Rotary Club of Nassau Sunrise’s inaugural charity golf tournament was a much more than a “putting” success. It attracted well-known golf enthusiasts and supporters, including Rotarians, who answered the call to assist in the fundraising efforts f

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Prostrate cancer treatments

Bahamian men are predominately of African ancestry and have a disproportionately high rate of obesity – both of which are risk factors for developing a more aggressive form of prostate cancer and a greater risk of suffering from prostate cancer at an

Bahamian nurses shine in South Florida

Nurse Joanna Curry got the chance to shine and make her country proud as she was presented with the prestigious Presidential Award at the National Nurse Empowerment and Leadership Conference, held recently in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.The fourth annua

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Vasectomy: A great family planning choice

Vasectomies are the subject of many unfounded myths and plagued by numerous negative connotations. Many Bahamian men, like men everywhere, have a fear of the unknown regarding vasectomies.All children are a blessing, but once you have completed your

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School security officers trained to provide first aid in case of emergencies

To ensure the safety and well-being of students ahead of the new school year, the Ministry of Education’s Security Division for the the first held special CPR/First Aid classes for officers stationed at schools throughout the country.The classes were