Health

Pmh Resumes Non-Emergency Ops
Pmh Resumes Non-Emergency Ops

July 18, 2019

NON-EMERGENCY surgeries will resume today at Princess Margaret Hospital following a brief suspension, the Public Hospitals Authority announced yesterday...

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Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency

July 18, 2019

The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people . A WHO expert committee declined on three previous occasions to advise [...]

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Jury Convicts Mad Fire Mum  Defence Vows To Appeal And Prove SheS Ill Not Evil
Jury Convicts ‘Mad’ Fire Mum – Defence Vows To Appeal And Prove She’S ‘Ill Not Evil’

July 18, 2019

A schizophrenic woman was unanimously convicted yesterday of murdering her one-year-old daughter by dousing her with gasoline and setting her afire.

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Health Nutrition Business With Zamunda Fitness - July Fitness Blog
Health & Nutrition Business With Zamunda Fitness - July Fitness Blog

July 17, 2019

Great question, so based on last month’s fitness blog I highlighted two types of exercise that can help you to achieve your fitness goal. The topics that I’ve highlighted were Cardiovascular (or Cardio) exercise and Strength Training exercises. For someone that may be morbidly obese and can’t jog or do a push up. Its recommended that you at least start with walking. Start at half a mile of walking at least three times in a week. If and when half a mile starts to feel too easy, then congratulations few things has happened in with your body.

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Dr. Sands: surgeries to resume

July 17, 2019

Dr. Sands: surgeries to resume.
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Temporary chillers for Critical Care Block

July 17, 2019

Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said temporary chillers for the Critical Care Block at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) arrived at the hospital yesterday.

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'We have a challenge with mental illness in The Bahamas'
'We have a challenge with mental illness in The Bahamas'

July 17, 2019

Minister of Health Dr. Duane Sands said yesterday that he believes The Bahamas “trivializes” the challenges of mental health and noted the issue has to be taken more seriously.

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Hospital sabotage in hands of police

July 17, 2019

AS Princess Margaret Hospital grapples with rescheduling more than 50 non-emergency surgeries that were cancelled over sabotage suspicions connected to the facility's chilling system, officials plan to follow through with prosecution if recommended by police.

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Extra 15m for clinic upgrades, says Sands
Extra 15m for clinic upgrades, says Sands

July 17, 2019

NEARLY $15m has been earmarked for South Beach Health Centre and Elizabeth Estates Clinic to upgrade both facilities for emergency care, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands said yesterday...

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Sixth suicide highlights mental health challenges
Sixth suicide highlights mental health challenges

July 17, 2019

IN the wake of the sixth suspected suicide of the year, Health Minister Dr Duane Sands said the challenges surrounding mental health and depression is "very real"...

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'The PHA would not have issued a statement about possible sabotage if it didn't have clear and irrefutable evidence'
'The PHA would not have issued a statement about possible sabotage if it didn't have clear and (irrefutable) evidence'

July 16, 2019

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands is maintaining that the Public Hospitals Authority would not have issued a statement about a suspected sabotage attack unless it had "clear" and "irrefutable" evidence to support this claim...

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NEMA conducts CERT training exercises

July 16, 2019

In a continued effort to build disaster resilient communities throughout the country, the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, facilitated a number of training exercises toward this end...

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Vacation ready feet

July 16, 2019

We are in the thick of summer when most Bahamians are traveling – whether you are planning to swim with the pigs in Exuma, walk around the town in Grand Bahama, or shop until you drop in the malls, wherever you plan to go, traveling can take a toll on your feet and any injury or pain can ruin your entire vacation...

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Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city
Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city

July 15, 2019

After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus traveling to eastern Congo's largest city. Only upon arrival at his destination did anyone suspect he had the highly deadly and infectious Ebola virus. The preacher managed to pass three [...]

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Union fury over PMH sabotage claim
Union fury over PMH sabotage claim

July 15, 2019

PRINCESS Margaret Hospital has suspended non-emergency surgeries this week while it investigates a suspected sabotage attack...

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'Sabotage' fears hit PMH
'Sabotage' fears hit PMH

July 13, 2019

All non-emergency surgeries at Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) have been suspended as authorities investigate the “possible sabotage” of the hospital’s chiller system, the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) announced yesterday...

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PMH suspends non-emergency surgeries during investigation into possible sabotage
PMH suspends non-emergency surgeries during investigation into possible sabotage

July 12, 2019

THE Princess Margaret Hospital is suspending non-emergency surgeries while it investigates possible sabotage at the hospital...

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Power outages 'putting care home patients at risk'

July 12, 2019

CARETAKERS throughout New Providence say the constant power outages in the capital are putting the health of their elderly patients at risk...

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Independence Day joy for mothers
Independence Day joy for mothers

July 12, 2019

THE mothers of the first boy and girl born on July 10 were yesterday presented with gifts as part of Princess Margaret Hospital's annual Independence Day donation presentation...

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Cleveland Clinic First in North America to Deliver Baby from Deceased-Donor Uterine Transplant

July 12, 2019

For the first time in North America and the second time worldwide, Cleveland Clinic delivered a baby from a uterus that was transplanted from a deceased donor...

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