Search results for : Doctors Offices

Showing 61 to 70 of 226 results


News Article

October 27, 2014
Taking a healthy initiative

"God helps those who help themselves" is a popular motto that emphasizes the importance of initiative. With that in mind, the people of Cherokee Sound, Abaco, have taken it upon themselves to ensure that their community has a medical facility that they deem important, after not having a working clinic for more than three decades. For the past two years, they have been raising funds and working pie...

read more »


News Article

October 01, 2014
The social media dilemma

"Those disgusting relatives of mine, how could they have put my photo on social media without my permission? Why can't they respect my wishes?"
Is there really something wrong with publishing a friend's photos on an online social media site without the person's permission? Note carefully that if one is in a public place, there is no expectation of privacy, no matter what you are doing. However, wh...

read more »


News Article

September 09, 2014
Five signs of a foot problem in your child

Foot and ankle problems in children are common but often go unnoticed. This is because the signs and symptoms can be subtle, and sometimes children can't explain what's wrong or what they are experiencing.
Thousands of children recently returned to school in new footwear and to their sporting activities after a long summer break. These activities can increase the risk of foot injuries and foot pai...

read more »


News Article

July 29, 2014
A test too important to forget

In a country where studies have shown a significant predisposition for young Bahamian women to develop breast cancer, women old and young, with or without a family history of the disease, are keen to have their annual mammogram.
With so much attention being paid to breast cancer prevention, it is easy to forget an equally important test that no woman should miss -- an annual Pap smear.
A Pap smear...

read more »


News Article

July 01, 2014
Sweaty feet is a common and vexing foot problem

A common and vexing foot problem that is often not spoken of is sweaty feet which when left untreated leads to smelly feet or foot odor, also called "toe jam". Have you ever shaken hands with or touched the feet of a friend or family member and it is wet from sweat? Well, they may have hyperhidrosis, which is excessive sweating of the feet. It's slightly more common in men than in women, and mor...

read more »


News Article

May 21, 2014
Miller out of the IAAF World Relays!

One of the country's premier athletes will miss the world relays this weekend due to an ongoing hamstring injury, which apparently flared up again during practice.
According to reports reaching The Nassau Guardian's sports desk yesterday, Shaunae Miller will be out of the IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2014, set for Saturday and Sunday at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium. Her absence is expected...

read more »


News Article

March 07, 2014
Website seeking to make searching easier

Recognizing the frustration that many Bahamians may feel when trying to find a specific business and are having no luck with the white pages, Theodore Bastian has found a way to make that search easier, with the creation of the Placesfound.com website.
In this week's edition of Da Plunge, Bastian, the site's owner, said he developed and designed the website with the intent of helping people find p...

read more »


News Article

January 28, 2014
Your face: The window to your overall health

There's a saying that the "eyes are the windows to your soul," it's no wonder that some doctors say the face is the window to your overall health which is why you always usually get a once over of your eyes, ears, nose and mouth when you visit a medical practitioner's office. This practice while vitally important to your examination is probably the part that many people pay the least amount of att...

read more »


News Article

October 18, 2013
Call for funeral industry regulation

A funeral director has scoffed at suggestions in the auditor general's report that "best practices" prevail throughout the funeral industry...

read more »


News Article

October 01, 2013
Sweaty feet a common vexing problem

A common and vexing foot problem that is often not spoken of is sweaty feet. Have you ever shaken hands with, or touched the feet of a friend or family member and it was soaking wet? Well, they may have hyperhidrosis, which is excessive sweating of the feet. It's slightly more common in men than in women, and more common in young adults than older adults. People whose feet sweat excessively often...

read more »