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To circumcise or not
August 13, 2013
To circumcise or not

To circumcise or not to circumcise -- that is certainly one of the big questions facing parents giving birth to baby boys. For most people, the decision as to whether to surgically remove a male child's foreskin comes down to culture and religion.

Then there are those people who ponder whether circumcision really is a sound, preventative health measure or an unnecessary surgery that carries to...

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April 09, 2017
Informed, equipped and empowered

Sadie Curtis Primary School upper grade students have been informed and empowered on what's happening to their bodies as they hit puberty and prepare to move on to the next phase of their educational journeys at the junior school level.
Katherine Beneby, Sadie Curtis upper school guidance counselor and symposium coordinator said her aim was to get male and female fourth through sixth grade student...

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March 01, 2016
Kiddle search engine for children causes controversy

A search engine aimed at children, which blocks many common search terms including the words menstruation and balls, has gone viral.

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August 18, 2014
Constitutional Referendum: Correcting an Historical Error Part 2

Unlike most Caribbean Constitutions, the nationality provisions of the Bahamian Constitution discriminate against Bahamian women, as is reflected in Articles 8 and 9 in particular. Under Article 8, a child born outside of The Bahamas after the 9th July, 1973 to a Bahamian father, inside of a marriage, shall become a Bahamian citizen automatically at the date of birth. Whereas, under Article...

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December 12, 2013
Live and act like Christians

May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you a spirit of unity among yourselves as you follow Christ Jesus, so that with one heart and mouth you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God. For I tell you that Christ has become a servant of the Jews on behalf of God's truth, to confirm...

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December 01, 2012
Exhibition draws attention to World AIDS Day

Worldwide, people are commemorating the 25th anniversary of World Aids Day with campaigns, testing events, fundraisers and awareness-raisers of all kinds.
Here in The Bahamas, the Salus Project has partnered with SASH Bahamas (Society against STIs and HIV in The Bahamas) and the Bahamas National Network for Positive Living (BNN+), which were both founded by Victor Rollins, to raise awareness throu...

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October 03, 2011
Foreskin on or off

By JEFFARAH GIBSON

Tribune Features Writer

THE pros and cons of circumcision are widely debated by medical experts in the Bahamas and across the world. It is usually a decision for parents who contemplate medical and religions reasons to operate on their infant sons.

In addition to the supposed medical benefits of the procedure, some people swear that there are also significant sexual benefits....

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Cut Your Risk Of Cervical Cancer
January 06, 2011
Cut Your Risk Of Cervical Cancer

Regular Pap test screening is the most important tool in identifying and treating cervical cell changes before they progress to cervical cancer. Watchful waiting, a period of time during which you and your health professional observe your symptoms, is not appropriate if you have risk factors for cervical cancer and symptoms that do not go away.

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New Gel Sharply Reduces HIV Infections in Women
July 20, 2010
New Gel Sharply Reduces HIV Infections in Women

South African researchers have made a scientific breakthrough in the fight against AIDS, with a vaginal gel that significantly reduces a woman's risk of being infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

Since the epidemic began nearly 30 years ago, scientists have been searching for a vaginal microbicide that women could use to protect them from contracting HIV.

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