Health & Wellness

Sickle Cell Disease (A Bahamian Story)

September is Sickle Cell month and historically Sickle Cell was first described in 1910 by a dental student. In The Bahamas, beginning in December 1, 1973 to March 26, 1974, a small group consisting of Jacob Cooper, Rand Memorial Lab Supervisor (Treasurer); Gwendolyn Hamilton-Claude (secretary); Edward Claude (Patient and Public Relations Officer) and myself Dr.…
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Us TOO group continues strong prostate cancer-related focus

Dr. Andrew Moxey

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is fast approaching and Dr. Andrew Moxey, Us TOO Grand Bahama Chapter, during a press briefing held at the Chamber of Commerce recently, announced a list of activities planned for the designated September. Supported by officials of the organization, which include Us TOO Screening Coordinator & Sponsorship Drive Chairman Don Mitchell,…
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The benefits of goats’ milk to babies

In 1974 in Grand Bahama there was a serious outbreak of the winter virus vomiting, and gastroenteritis. The Rand Memorial Hospital utilized more than half of its beds for this epidemic of gastroenteritis and I was the only physician practicing as child’s doctor. After receiving a pediatric scholarship I did an externship at the pediatric…
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New Medical Chief of Staff at PMH

The Public Hospitals Authority is pleased to announce that Dr. Caroline Burnett-Garraway has been appointed Medical Chief of Staff for the Princess Margaret Hospital with effect from August 2017. With more than two and half decades as a physician in the public health sector, Dr. Burnett-Garraway brings a wealth of training and experience to her…
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