Health & Wellness

Survivors celebrate Stroke Awareness Month

GBSOS celebrate stroke awareness month – Pictured from left to right are members of the group Cottrice Robinson, Lindy Russell, Carmen Jones, Kirk Wildgoose, Gail McIntosh (President, GBSOS) Dr. Hayward Romer and Helen Romer.  (PHOTO: TFN)

Established as a means of support and awareness for victims and caregivers of stroke victims, the Grand Bahama Survivors of Stroke (GBSOS), a non-profit organization was formed two years ago by President and Founder, Gail McIntosh. As the month of May is internationally recognized as Stroke Awareness Month, the GBSOS in affiliation with the National…
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2017 Atlantic Medical Fun Walk attracts largest crowd ever

Participants at the 2017 Atlantic Medical Fun Walk event.

Results U15 MALE 1 Matthew Louis 2 LaTodd Marshall 3 Antonio Moss u15 FEMALE 1 Destiny Knowles 2 Azurie Cornish 3 Pooja Krishana u15 -19 Male 1 Leroy Carngie 2 Reginald Simmons 3 Silas Brown u15 -19 Female 1 Tori Seymmour 2 Juvonia Mcinnis 3 Sarah Gibbs Age Group 20-29 Male 1 Jordan Jones 2…
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GB nurses highlight Day for “Midwives”

Grand Bahama Health Services (GBHS) Nurses’ Month Committee recently celebrated International Midwives’ Day at the Rand Memorial Hospital (RMH) under the theme, “Midwives: Making a difference in the world.”All midwives, senior nurses, trained clinical nurses and patient care assistants, who participated in the event were commended for their ongoing efforts to expose women to all elements of reproductive health care by ensuring that pregnant women stay alive and their birth experience is positive. (Photos by SHAYNE STUBBS)

The Grand Bahama Health Services (GBHS) Nurses’ Month Committee recently celebrated International Midwives’ Day at the Rand Memorial Hospital under the theme, “Midwives: Making a difference in the world.” Commending midwives, senior nurses, trained clinical nurses and patient care assistants, for their ongoing efforts to expose women to all elements of reproductive health by ensuring…
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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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