Health & Wellness

BTC and Garvin Tynes partner for Autism Awareness

Students at Garvin Tynes participate in the ‘All Things Bright and Beautiful’ Assembly. (Photo: Rossano Deal, BTC PR Dept.)

Garvin Tynes Primary School held a special assembly last Friday to observe Autism Awareness Month. The assembly, under the theme “All Things Bright and Beautiful,” was attended by parents, students from the autism center at the school and the other students at Garvin Tynes. BTC worked along with the school during the month and created…
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CBE teaching persons how to start and maintain a healthy lifestyle

Tarentee Laing, Cardio Blast Experience (CBE) Managing Nutrition Advisor and Fitness Trainer

Cardio Blast Experience (CBE) Managing Nutrition Advisor and Fitness Trainer, Tarentee Laing, delivered an awe-inspiring presentation on the topic, “The Call to a Healthy Lifestyle,” during a Rotary Club of Lucaya (RCL) meeting held on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Ruby Swiss Restaurant. Carol Rolle, RCL President along with Rotarians and guests listened intently to…
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You are what you eat

Dr. Roopi, ABBA Dream Hebrew Y’Israelites, Essenses of Rev. Panza

The most recent statistics out of the Bahamian Ministry of Health shows that 80 percent of our Bahamian children are overweight and that some 28.5 percent of that number are clinically obese. When I graduated medical school in 1971, gout was a rare diagnosis in black people especially men. However, my first patient this morning…
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Bahamian official applauds public health approach to treatment of drug use at CICAD

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA (BIS) April 25, 2017 – The Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission’s decision to take a public health approach to the treatment of drug use and related disorders is one that should be embraced, Rochelle Basden, Deputy Director of Psychological Services at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre in The Bahamas, told delegates attending the Third…
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