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Do I have to take supplements?

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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Bike-a-thon supports special needs kids displaced by Dorian

Over 200 children, parents and a host of sponsors came out recently to support special needs children displaced by the September 2019 Hurricane Dorian.

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Going natural

Paul and Denise Worrell’s journey towards all things natural started right in their kitchen. After starting their own family, the couple decided to go back to their roots when it came to putting food on the table for their kids.

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Donation of blood pressure monitor goes a long way

It is now easier than ever before for geriatric patients to check their blood pressure quickly and conveniently.

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‘Super Bowl of fitness’ returns to the Bahamas

THE World Beauty Fitness & Fashion (WBFF) pageant returns for a second year with what organisers are promising will be a “bigger and spectacular” show.

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Dangers of fad diets

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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Active surveillance: a safe and effective method to manage prostate cancer

Prostate cancer will affect one in six men in their lifetime.

Kingdor hopes to make life better for Parkinson’s sufferers

Around the world, the month of April is observed as Parkinson’s Awareness Month, and here in the Bahamas the Kingdor National Parkinson Foundation is gearing up to host a series of events under the theme “Better Lives Together”.

Step up for heart health

BRISKLY walking up stairs, down stairs, to your car, and just taking more steps in a day is an easy exercise that can have a huge, positive impact on your heart.

Spotlight on heart disease and obesity at second Cleveland Clinic lecture

For more than a decade, the leading cause of death among Bahamians has been heart disease, with mortality numbers increasing year over year.

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The frustration and pain of recurrent urinary tract infections

Far too many Bahamians live their lives in misery and utter frustration as they deal with recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs). Bahamian women in particular are prone to suffer from urinary tract infections due to the female anatomy and menopause.

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How safe are your cosmetics?

On average a woman uses about 12 to 25 different cosmetics a day and applies more than 200 chemicals to her body in the process.

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Make sure to do this before you start your health and fitness journey

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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Learning to love the skin you’re in

As someone with sensitive skin, Mechelle McDonald-Sweeting has been through many moments of trial and error in an effort to understand what works well for her skin and what doesn’t.

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Four silent killers of Bahamian men

Bahamian men notoriously take poor control of their health. Many Bahamian men rarely have annual health physicals and often make negative lifestyle choices. Silent health killers sadly continue to lead to the early and usually preventative deaths of hundreds of Bahamian men every year.