Health & Wellness

First Alzheimer’s Symposium focuses on bringing awareness

SYMPOSIUM PLANS – For the first time in Grand Bahama, Ocean View Retirement Village is hosting an Alzheimer’s Symposium in an effort to bring awareness to the prevalent disorder affecting many on the island. Pictured from left to right are committee members Dr. Pamela Etuk; Ocean View Retirement Village President, Agatha Thompson and Ocean View Retirement Village Vice President, Destiny Thompson-Pinder. (PHOTO: JUELANDA THOMPSON)

For the first time in Grand Bahama, Ocean View Retirement Village is hosting an Alzheimer’s Symposium in an effort to bring awareness to the prevalent disorder affecting many on the island.  During a press conference on Saturday, February 1, Alzheimer’s Symposium committee members shared details of the upcoming event and expressed residents need to become…
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US Too Grand Bahama prepares for free Prostate screening in early 2020

DON MITCHELL US Too Prostate Cancer Screening, Chairman

US Too Grand Bahama’s free Prostate Cancer screening is being planned for early 2020, said Don Mitchell, Prostate Cancer Screening Chairman.  The organization’s annual screening initiative usually takes place in September; however, the well-attended procedure was postponed, this year, due to the passing of Hurricane Dorian.  “As Chairperson of US Too Grand Bahama’s Prostate Cancer…
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Summer is truly here

Dear Dr. Pam, I am a mother of a 14-year-old daughter, and I think that I must be losing it. I can’t get her cooperation on most things and the mood swings are driving me bonkers. Can you help? I am at my wits end. ~ Out of touch Mom Dear out of touch Mom,…
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Asthma

There is no question that there is a significant rise in asthmatic diseases and the combined chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases. Just the other day in China, the smog and fog were so intense that virtually everyone in the city was wearing a mask. In the last Olympic Games held in China, many persons found themselves…
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