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Rusty Bethel’s appendix

Apropos your story on the missing appendix.....

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Hospital rejects claims by U.S. patient

MEDICAL Chief of Staff at the Princess Margaret Hospital Dr James Johnson yesterday denied that doctors “butchered” an American man while removing his appendix in January and said the patient received treatment “consistent with international standards and best practice”.

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VIDEO - U.S. man: Hospital left me gutted like a fish

A MINNESOTA man said he is “lucky to be alive”, alleging that doctors at the Princess Margaret Hospital “gutted” him like a fish to remove his appendix, which he later found out was “perfectly healthy”, according to international reports.

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‘Doctors sent my Shany home to die’

AFTER 23 years together and four children, Craig Forbes finally asked the love of his life, Shantell Michelle Bain, to marry him. But their wedding plans came to a screeching halt in July of 2017, when Ms Bain’s appendix ruptured, killing her almost instantly, just hours after being sent home from the Princess Margaret Hospital with a kidney stone diagnosis.

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A YOUNG MAN'S VIEW: Regardless of allegations, we must improve hospital

THIS week, the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) finds itself at the centre of yet another public relations disaster where apparent claims of medical malpractice are being levelled against the facility by an American man.

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Closing in on higher standards for securities regulation

THE regulatory framework of the securities and capital markets in The Bahamas is drawing closer to achieving higher international standards through the implementation of the Securities Industry Act, 2011 (SIA), and with the closing of the industry consultation period on six key proposed rules and guidelines.

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Charged with killing bodybuilder

A 43-year-old woman was arraigned in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with the murder of a former Bahamian bodybuilder and powerlifter last weekend.

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Athletes qualify for CARIFTA at Track & Field Nationals

The 29th National High School Track and Field Championships opened at Thomas A Robinson National Stadium with a morning session of finals in the field and highlighted by a night of sprint hurdle finals on the track.

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CR Walker Knights take commanding day 1 lead

Recent editions of the GSSSA Senior High Schools track and field meet have featured thrilling finishes, adding to the budding rivalry between the CR Walker Knights and the CV Bethel Stingrays.

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Big Red Machine in the lead after day 1

The St Augustine’s College Big Red Machine got off to a promising start in their bid to reclaim the Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools’ Track and Field title.The three-day meet opened yesterday at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium and t

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CH Reeves Raptors are just 1.5 points ahead of AF Adderley fighting Tigers

IF the CH Reeves Raptors are to claim a ninth consecutive GSSSA Junior High Schools track and field title, they face a much tougher challenge this year from the AF Adderley Tigers who trail just 1.5 points behind atop the leaderboard.

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QC Comets in lead after day 1

Day one of the 2019 Bahamas Association of Independent Secondary Schools’ Track and Field Championships saw the two familiar powerhouse programmes race ahead of the field in another edition of the renewed rivalry.

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Bahamas earns 'Best Team Trophy' at Ocean State Judo Championships

LED by Jasmine Russell, the Bahamian national team competed this weekend at the annual Ocean State Judo Championships, held in Providence, Rhode Island, bringing home the coveted best team trophy.The Ocean State is one of the USA’s best tournaments o

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‘Guardian angel’ Davis brands audit a witch hunt

ADMITTING to being a guardian angel to many people over the years, Official Opposition Leader Philip “Brave” Davis branded the EY audit into operations at the Water and Sewerage Corporation as nothing more than a “witch hunt” that has wasted taxpayers’ money.

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Tigers GSSSA junior champions

AFTER several years of second place finishes, the AF Adderley Tigers finally moved ahead of the field and unseated their chief rivals as GSSSA track and field champions.The Tigers concluded the two-day meet with 448.50 points, a slim 30.5 margin over

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Coaches hold inaugural Throwers All-Comers Meet at COB

WITH no local track and field meet being held at the Thomas A Robinson Track and Field Stadium over the weekend, a group of coaches took advantage of the break to hold the inaugural Throwers All-Comers Meet at the College of the Bahamas on Saturday.

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Knights and the Rattlers top senior standings

THE senior school segment of the GSSSA Track and Field Championship meet concludes today with a deadlocked tie atop the standings setting the stage for the final day of competition.The defending champion CR Walker Knights and CI Gibson Rattlers both

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Athletes, sign up today for final CARIFTA trials

THE Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations is still looking for more athletes to sign up to compete in the final trials for the CARIFTA Games, especially in the newly created under-20 girls’ division.

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The day a German submarine was sighted in the Bahamas

THE morning of Saturday, August 7, 1943, began clear and calm, with good visibility from the bluff on which the town of Clarence Town, Long Island, Bahamas is perched.

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Triple gold in CARIFTA water polo

The Bahamas’ water polo programme continues its trend as one of the elite performers in the region with another series of championship performances at CARIFTA.

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