Tag: health

Breast Self-Exams as Effective as Mammograms

After tracking 90,000 women for 25 years, researchers in Canada found that those who received regular mammograms did not experience fewer deaths from breast cancer....

GBPA Supports Rotary’s Valentine Ball

The Grand Bahama Port Authority, Limited (GBPA) is pleased to lend its corporate support to the upcoming Valentine Rotary Ball to be held on...

WHO Warns of “Tidal Wave of Cancer”

Researchers are particularly concerned about preventable cancers like those linked to alcohol, tobacco, air pollution, obesity and radiation. ...

BTVI Encourages Healthy Living

Beauty, health and fitness were all rolled into one as over 20 exhibitors recently participated in The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute’s (BTVI) Wellness Fair....

February Is Heart Month

Twenty-five per cent of all deaths in the Bahamas were directly related to heart disease, according to The Department of Statistics in 2009. Today,...