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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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March 31, 2016
Whoopi Goldberg Launches Medical Marijuana Line to Help Relieve Menstrual Cramps

The Oscar-winning actress is launching a medical marijuana line geared toward soothing period cramps, she told Vanity Fair. Created in partnership with cannabis company Om Edibles owner Maya Elisabeth, the Maya & Whoopi...

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March 08, 2016
PMH making international headlines

The Princess Margaret Hospital (Nassau, Bahamas) is making international headlines as a Minnesota resident who was treated in January shared his horrific experience with Fox9 KMSP (Minneapolis-St. Paul).

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March 09, 2016
Pintard working the streets

Dear Editor,

There is always a battle between a man's pride and his position in life. Some of the most successful people are so because they have found a balance between their position in life and their pride.
The chairman of the FNM has proven that he allows neither position, pride nor place in society stop him from his mission to help heal our land.
Anyone you ask about the current state of aff...

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February 24, 2016
Johnson & Johnson told to pay $72 million in talcum powder cancer case

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay damages to the family of a woman who died of cancer she said was caused by the company's talcum powder. Lawyers for the family say a jury in St Louis, Missouri, awarded $72 million in damages...

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February 18, 2016
The women saying no, 'afropuff' hair is not unruly

Black women from around the world are rallying behind a Bahamian school pupil, using the phrase "Support The Puff".

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February 15, 2016
Paralysis syndrome rises along with Zika cases

A rare neurological disorder is on the rise in several Latin American countries that are also seeing an outbreak of the Zika virus, the World Health Organization said Saturday...

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February 14, 2016
BIA: KPMG NHI consultant 'not yet confirmed'

The Bahamas Insurance Association (BIA) has charged that despite reports that the government had engaged a new consultant to advise on the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme, that engagement "has not yet been confirmed".

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