Health & Wellness

Self diagnosis and treatment

After spending 14 minutes at walk street medical school and five minutes on the Internet googling, most Bahamians have acquired an M.D. - not medical doctor but MY own DIAGNOSIS. And there is the other school of medicine where MD means MY DAD said, or MD MY DISPENSER (pharmacist) says. Take my case. Everyone has…
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Doc encourages residents to, ‘show kidneys some love’

Grand Bahama Health Services (GBHS) Family Medicine Specialist Dr. Tiadra Johnson recently addressed the topic, “Show Your Kidneys Some Love” at the Rotary Club of Freeport Meeting kick-starting Kidney Health and Awareness Month, which is celebrated in March worldwide. Kidneys are vital organs of the body that not only regulate blood pressure but also filter…
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Kidney care to be focused On at Medical Conference

Dr. Fernando Pedraza with patient.

(The Medical Association of The Bahamas Conference is scheduled tor March 7-9 at Melia Hotel in New Providence. Expected to be present is a noted physician Dr. Fernando Pedraza, who will speak about kidney transplant. There is a high interest level in Florida for the local conference. Following is a press release out of Florida…
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Two day seminar to focus in Family Medicine

FINAL PLANS – Grand Bahama Health Services (GBHS) Family Medicine Continuing Education Committee in conjunction with the Family Medicine Department and Tufts University School of Medicine will host a two-day Family Medicine Conference beginning 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 22 through Friday, February 23 at Pelican Bay Resort. (PHOTO: JENNEVA RUSSELL)

Grand Bahama Health Services (GBHS) Family Medicine Continuing Education Committee in conjunction with the Family Medicine Department and Tufts University School of Medicine will host a two-day Family Medicine Conference beginning 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 22 through Friday, February 23 at Pelican Bay Resort. Dr. Tiadra Johnson, GBHS Family Medicine Consultant/Clinical Director and Conference…
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