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November 14, 2017
Reports of Ronnie Butler's health dismissed as fake news

BELOVED Bahamian musician Ronnie Butler is alive, contrary to social media reports which were widely spread yesterday morning.

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May 24, 2017
Bannister: Ignore fake news about health

Minister of Works Desmond Bannister on Monday evening addressed what he termed the "fake news" surrounding his absence from the swearing in of the new Cabinet ministers last Monday.
Many rumors circulated about his absence, but the following Tuesday, Cabinet Office issued a statement indicating that Bannister had "prearranged commitments outside of The Bahamas and requested to be sworn in at a lat...

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February 24, 2017
The Nassau Guardian's Health and Financial Fair on tap for the weekend

The Nassau Guardian's Health and Financial Fair has become a staple on the calendar during the month of love, and once again we're inviting you to take time out to love yourself and take a look at your health and finances, ensuring they are healthy.
The fair will bring together vendors across the health and financial spectrum under one roof, where you can have all your questions answered -- whethe...

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Bahamas Not On Ebola High Alert
November 04, 2019
Bahamas Not On Ebola High Alert

THE Bahamas is not on “high alert” for the Ebola virus. The Ministry of Health on Friday denied international reports to the contrary, calling them false. A news website in the United Kingdom had misconstrued comments from Health Minister Dr Duane Sands to suggest the ministry has adjusted the level of threat Ebola poses to the country. In fact, Dr Sands had emphasized the importance of proper...

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Game changing tuberculosis vaccine a step closer
October 29, 2019
Game changing tuberculosis vaccine a step closer

A vaccine which could "revolutionise" tuberculosis treatment has been unveiled by researchers...

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October 29, 2019
Diabetic foot ulcer

A diabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound that is commonly located on the bottom of the foot and may take a long time to, or never, heal. Diabetic foot ulcers are notoriously difficult to heal, often resulting in lower-limb amputations...

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October 25, 2019
Understanding the Connection Between Genetics and Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in The Bahamas. It attacks Bahamian women with a ferocity unseen anywhere else in the world … being diagnosed two decades earlier and two stages later than in North America. Sadly, it is the leading cause of death among Bahamian women...

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Zika Virus: What It Is, Affected Countries, Symptoms, Treatment and More
October 21, 2019
Zika Virus: What It Is, Affected Countries, Symptoms, Treatment and More

The Zika virus dominated headlines in 2016 when some infected women had babies with significant birth defects. At the time, the threat of the mosquito-borne virus caused major concern, leading many travelers to change their travel plans...

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August 29, 2019
Pinterest to direct vaccine searches to health sites

Pinterest users searching for vaccine-related information will be directed to results from "public health organisations".

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August 23, 2019
Four-in-One Pill Prevents Third of Heart Problems

A daily pill containing four medicines can cut the number of heart attacks and strokes by a third, a study shows...

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