Bahamian men need to be more aware of their health

I became a urologist with the aim of improving the quality of lives of Bahamian men, women and children. Bahamian men are unfortunately notoriously poor at addressing their own health needs. Prostate cancer will strike one in six Bahamian men in their lifetime. The Bahamas has the 14th highest per capita prostate cancer incidence in the world.

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Go nuts about healthy snacks

Are you worried you’ve gained weight during the pandemic? Well, you’re not alone. Collette Thompson said one of most common statements she’s heard during these past eight months is how people can't stop eating, mainly because they're home almost all of the time now and bored.

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Grand Bahama nurse and Nassau humanitarian awarded for heroic deeds

Seven newborns, a shrinking food supply, and rising floodwaters in the Grand Bahama Rand Memorial Hospital during Hurricane Dorian quickly turned Nurse Nicole Morgan into what her colleagues describe as a timely hero.

A new hope for diabetics: Mini clinics to offer ‘affordable, accessible’ assistance for foot problems

UNDER the theme “New Hope For the Diabetic Foot”, The Foot and Ankle International team recently hosted its third annual conference geared towards solving painful and dangerous problem many Bahamian face.

Bahamians both cautious and optimistic about potential COVID vaccine

With two major pharmaceutical companies announcing significant progress in a potential COVID- 19 vaccine, Tribune Health asked Bahamians how comfortable they would feel taking an early version of the drug.

Tales from the bush

NAGB hosts ‘fun, profound’ stories about natural medicine

AS a way to keep her immune system in tip top shape, Nellie recently tried lemon grass tea for the first time in her life. She heard it was a great immunity booster, something she saw as a necessity in the time of COVID-19.

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Nighttime urination may be a sign of uncontrolled hypertension

Waking up to urinate multiple times could lead to disruptive sleep and daytime fatigue with reduced productivity. Excessive nighttime urination may also be an important warning sign of serious medical conditions such as uncontrolled hypertension or an enlarged, obstructive prostate in men.

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Family brews up bush tea as healthy alternative

Growing up, Shavaughn Sturrup got to enjoy home-made Bahamian bush teas like soursop and fever grass, brewed for him by his parents and grandparents.

Lockdown's mental toll

We are eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic, little has changed, and lockdowns are still the go-to method to curbing the spread of the new coronavirus.

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Cancer isn’t a death sentence

FOR 28-year-old breast cancer survivor Zitalia Fox, the journey was not an easy one.

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Win the morning

Despite what many people think I was never really a morning person. I was always one of those people who struggled to get out of bed during the week and never really got around to life until early afternoon on the weekend.

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Viagra for Women

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 21, 2019, approved the new "female Viagra", a sexual libido enhancing medication called Vyleesi. Vyleesi is not a pill; it is a self or partner-administered injectable that should be given 45 minutes before sexual intercourse. It has been recommended that Vyleesi should not be administered more than once in a 24-hour period and it should not be used more than eight times in a given month.

What's your end goal?

I know that most of us are familiar with the goal setting phase and even with my clients I stress the importance of setting goals. We typically use the SMART goal model – specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and time-based goals.

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Helping to feed the hungry

A DONATION of $20,000 is going to help feed more Bahamians during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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'I must live at 100 percent with no regrets'

AFTER cancer, everything becomes a new normal, said Bahamian woman Judy Lundy-Miller.