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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. I am like most people w

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Penile cancer: What you need to know

Penile cancer is relatively rare in developed countries, but in some penile cancer could represent as high as 20 percent of all male cancers. In the United States, according to the American Cancer Society, penile cancer affects one in 100,000 men. Pr

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Indoor cycling trend catches on in the Bahamas

With New Providence not really being a bicycle friendly city, indoor biking is steadily becoming a popular alternative for those who want to give their bodies a low-impact, but effective workout.Cycling in place may seem boring to the person who enj

Doctors agree a one-two punch most effective in treating gynaecological cancers

In the Bahamas, where the rate of new cases of cancer of the cervix is the highest in the Caribbean and nearly twice as high as the global average, experts say a one-two punch is proving most effective in treating the disease.At almost one new case p

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The right recipe for health and success

Frank Benoit is 61 years old and struggled with his weight for many years. He finally decided to make a decisive change 10 years ago when he took an honest look at his lifestyle, especially his diet. Committed to his new health and wellness journey,

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For the love of food

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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Never ignore urinary symptoms

Many men, women and children have their lives controlled by their bladder issues and it often drastically reduces the quality of their lives.Afraid to drink a glass of water when away from home because of the potentially embarrassing problem of needi

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Get free HIV/AIDS testing this Friday

Despite considerable medical breakthroughs, the global HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to claim millions of lives around the world. And here in the Bahamas, the numbers are equally distressing, with recent statistics revealing that one in 50 people is currently living with the disease. In the face of such troubling data, healthcare professionals and advocacy groups alike have heightened efforts to raise awareness about the disease and encourage more Bahamians to know their HIV status.

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The challenges and rewards of an oncologist

The medical field especially oncology is exciting, ever-changing, and dramatic in nature. Healthcare is fast-paced; you are dealing with life or death situations, and new patients come in every day, so you never will experience the same day twice.

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The children are watching

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.

Dangerous male enhancement pills

Viagra obtained US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in March of 1998 and the world of erectile dysfunction has never been the same. The sexual enhancement pills industry is huge and continues to grow, with Viagra making over $2 billion las

Men's Health Talk forum to address both taboo and common issues

WHEN Dr Greggory Pinto decided to become a urologist he did so with the aim of improving the quality of lives of Bahamian men.According to Dr Pinto, Bahamian men are unfortunately “notoriously poor at addressing their own health needs.” This is also

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Sickle cell warrior defies the odds

Mother-of-two struggles to make ends meet

She was never supposed to live past the age of eight. Now, she’s 42.

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Bahamas' 'Bowflex Barbie' promotes long-term fitness solutions

Dekel Nesbit describes herself as that girl in the gym you see lifting all the heavy weights while sporting super cute long nails.

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ETHAN QUANT: No reason is a bad reason

I say all the time that my initial motivation for starting my journey was because I wanted a six-pack. I saw a picture of myself at a friend’s wedding back in April 2011 and was deeply disturbed by the image. I mean, I was fat and I didn’t like it, so I decided that I wanted a six-pack because six-packs are sexy and I wanted to be sexy.