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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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HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease
April 18, 2019
HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease

US scientists say they used HIV to make a gene therapy that cured eight infants of severe combined immunodeficiency, or "bubble boy" disease.

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A rasher of bacon a day 'ups cancer risk'
April 17, 2019
A rasher of bacon a day 'ups cancer risk'

Even small amounts of red and processed meat - such as a rasher of bacon a day - can increase the risk of bowel cancer, according to research.

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April 16, 2019
Accept, adapt advocate

Autism doesn't come with a manual, but rather families of those people diagnosed on the spectrum, never give up, and it's those families that are encouraging people to continue to "blue it up" this month in recognition of Autism Awareness Month.

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Surgeons from South Florida to Share Latest Advancements during the 47th Annual Scientific Education Conference in Bahamas
March 13, 2019
"Surgeons from South Florida to Share Latest Advancements during the 47th Annual Scientific Education Conference in Bahamas"

The Medical Association of the Bahamas has invited the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon Dr. Alex Fokin, and Pediatric Otolaryngologist Dr. Sweeti Shah, from the South Florida Institution Memorial Healthcare System...

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Brexit: Care home and hospital caterers stockpiling food
February 04, 2019
Brexit: Care home and hospital caterers stockpiling food

Major suppliers to care homes and hospitals are stockpiling food to offset the potential disruption of a no-deal Brexit.

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Obesity-related cancers rise for younger US generations, study says
February 04, 2019
Obesity-related cancers rise for younger US generations, study says

Cancers linked to obesity are rising at a faster rate in millennials than in older generations in the United States, the American Cancer Society has said.

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Mental health: UK could ban social media over suicide images, minister warns
January 28, 2019
Mental health: UK could ban social media over suicide images, minister warns

Social media firms could be banned if they fail to remove harmful content, the health secretary has warned...

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