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April 28, 2016
Arlington Lightbourne, M.D.: Cutting Out Sugar Can Improve a Child's Health in Just 10 Days

Nassau Doctor Says Cold-Like Symptoms Often the Result of Too Many Sweets, Not Allergies

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April 27, 2016
Someone finally redesigned crutches

If you've ever used crutches, you know that they can be awful tools that slowly torture you the longer you use them.

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April 22, 2016
This Incredible Mosquito Killer Billboard Fights Zika and Raises Awareness

A Brazilian Ad Agency Has Created A Billboard That's Also A Giant Zika Trap.

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An Innovative Minimally Invasive Technique To Treat Spine Cancer Tumors
June 10, 2013
An Innovative Minimally Invasive Technique To Treat Spine Cancer Tumors

DELIVERING A PERSONALIZED SERVICE AND PRESERVING THE PATIENT’S QUALITY OF LIFE"

The spine is the most common site for skeletal metastases (metastases is the spread of
cancer cells from their original site to other regions in the body), representing a common problem which affects
more than 100,000 people a year in the US alone. It is estimated that over 20,000 of these patients will develop
s...

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April 19, 2016
Skin cancer: Pair of drugs 'eliminate 20% of tumours'

A fifth of people with advanced melanoma have no sign of tumours in their body after treatment with a pair of immunotherapy drugs, a study shows.

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April 19, 2016
Local Professionals Ensuring Zika Virus Does Not Become a Threat

As the Zika virus continues its clear and present threat to South America, and as the U.S. government considers a two billion dollar investment to thwart the virus’ effects, A Familiar Walk looks at the steps being taken by government and private entities in the Bahamas to safeguard the population.

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April 14, 2016
Virtual Reality View of Surgery Live-Streamed for First Time to Audience Worldwide

U.K. doctors turned the operating room into a virtual reality experience today by using a special camera to live-stream a 360-degree view of a procedure to users worldwide.

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April 08, 2016
This week in the Bahamas- Commentary by Elcott Coleby: 4-8 April 2016

In the wake of leaked documents by the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca dubbed the ‘Panama Papers’ comprising more than 11.5 million files on international banking and investment data spanning some forty years by countless clients, the Minister of Financial Services held a press conference this week to address this matter.

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April 11, 2016
Nassau Dump Fires Gaining Global Attention

After months of national news coverage about the inevitable long-term health epidemic Bahamians will face as the result of Nassau’s noxious dump fires, it took only one brief—yet emotional—plea to finally put a global spotlight on this island-wide crisis.

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September 25, 2012
Health Leaders Define Priorities For Joint Action In The Americas

Washington, D.C. -- Health authorities from throughout the Americas agreed on a series of joint public health actions during the 28th Pan American Sanitary Conference, held last week at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in Washington, D.C.

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