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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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July 12, 2019
Cleveland Clinic First in North America to Deliver Baby from Deceased-Donor Uterine Transplant

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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July 02, 2019
Doctors agree a one-two punch most effective in treating gynecologic cancers

In The Bahamas where the rate of new cases of cancer of the cervix is the highest in the Caribbean and nearly twice as high as the global average, experts say a one-two punch is proving most effective in treating the disease. At almost one...

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June 26, 2019
San Francisco becomes first US city to ban e-cigarettes

San Francisco has become the first US city to ban sales of e-cigarettes until their health effects are clearer...

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June 21, 2019
Inside Italy's war over vaccines

Scientists say, repeatedly, that vaccines have never been safer - or more effective. So why do some people still refuse to trust them?...

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Local Rheumatologist Honored by The Caribbean Association for Rheumatology!
June 19, 2019
Local Rheumatologist Honored by The Caribbean Association for Rheumatology!

At the recent Annual Caribbean Association for Rheumatology meeting (May 3rd - 5th), a local Rheumatologist, Dr. Vincent Nwosa, was honored for excellence in service and dedication in the advancement of Rheumatology in The Caribbean...

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One million STDs diagnosed every day, World Health Organization says
June 06, 2019
One million STDs diagnosed every day, World Health Organization says

More than one million new cases of four sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are contracted every day, according to figures released Thursday by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Terrill Thomas death: Family to receive 6.75m settlement
May 30, 2019
Terrill Thomas death: Family to receive $6.75m settlement

The family of a US man who died of dehydration while in jail will receive $6.75m (£6m) from Milwaukee County and a private company that ran inmate care.

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