Health & Wellness

Prostate Cancer survivor urges men to get tested

Dennis Forbes

As Prostate Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, resident cancer survivor, Dennis Forbes, wants to encourage men in Grand Bahama to consider their testing and treatment options regarding the disease. Forbes sat down with this daily recently to talk about his experience with Prostate Cancer. The 61-year-old New Providence native said that he was…
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Childhood Depression

Here in Freeport with the depressed economy and the family life relegated more and more to a fragile “mother who fathered me” lifestyle, more and more of our children are being depressed. Further, the effect of TV and the Internet, and Facebook etc., children see scores of murders and dangerous violence. Recently, statistics have also…
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Educating the masses through Caribbean Wellness Day Health Fair

HEALTH CARE – In an effort to educate the masses on healthy lifestyles, the Grand Bahama Health Services (GBHS) hosted the Caribbean Wellness Day Health Fair on September 7, on the grounds of the Eight Mile Rock Community Clinic providing valuable information for residents in that community. (PHOTO JENNEVA RUSSELL)

In an effort to educate the masses on healthy lifestyles, the Grand Bahama Health Services (GBHS) hosted the Caribbean Wellness Day Health Fair on September 7, on the grounds of the Eight Mile Rock Community Clinic. The first of its kind on the island, Valeria Burrows, GBHS Communications Department Assistant Director explained, “Today we are…
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Treat hypertension without drugs

The number one problem of The Bahamas today is metabolic disease. The name HOOD is an acronym for: H-ypertension O-verweight O-bese D-iabetes Unlike other illnesses which modern medicine is improving, these, and cancer of the colon are on the rise. Be real. You are not big and sexy. You are FAT! Recent statistics have shown…
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