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November 18, 2022
Psychiatric report requested for doctor convicted of rape

A judge on Thursday ordered a psychiatric evaluation for a medical doctor convicted of rape. Gerald Mark Forbes, who has lost a considerable amount of weight since his conviction on September 16, is on remand at the prison awaiting sentencing. Forbes claimed that he had consensual sex with the 20-year-old complainant on March 9, 2010 and ...
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UWI Bestows Honorary Doctor of Law Degree on Sandals Executive Chairman Adam Stewart for Innovation and Creativity in Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy
November 14, 2022
UWI Bestows Honorary Doctor of Law Degree on Sandals Executive Chairman Adam Stewart for ‘Innovation and Creativity’ in Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy

In a ceremony befitting the region’s largest university honouring the region’s largest private employer, the University of the West Indies bestowed an honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree on Sandals Resorts International Executive Chairman Adam Stewart November 5, calling him a ‘modern Renaissance man’ and lauding his ‘innovation and creativity’ in creating growth for the region.

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November 01, 2022
Private makeovers: Doctor's goal is to empower women through cosmetic gynecology

As more women embrace cosmetic surgery, lifting butts and tucking tummies, a growing number are turning their attention to a more private part of their anatomy. The new "frontier" is vaginal rejuvenation. From front to back, inside and out, a woman can improve the look, feel and, most importantly, the functions of her genitalia. "When ...
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When Your Cough Needs Doctor Care
December 15, 2010
When Your Cough Needs Doctor Care

A chronic cough is one that persists for longer than three weeks. A cough may be caused by an illness or a behavior such as smoking, or as a side effect of a medication. Here are common reasons for chronic cough: smoking, asthma, medications; glaucoma or migraines; acid reflux or heartburn (when the acid in your stomach backs up into your throat); as well as allergies, which can trigger cough-indu...

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December 07, 2010
Ask the Doctor

Question: Are people with HIV at higher risk of developing mental illnesses?

Answer: HIV directly infects the brain and can lead to a wide range of mental illnesses. Approximately three out of every four people with HIV will have some impairment to the brain. One in three people with HIV will suffer from
depression. Symptoms of depression and anxiety can develop because of the fear of death an...

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Doctors Hospital Announces Free Mammograms For Life Contest Winners!
December 16, 2010
Doctors Hospital Announces Free Mammograms For Life Contest Winners!

Mammograms are one of the most important tools in the fight against breast cancer, and doctors and health organizations have been urging women to get their mammograms every year. An advocate for preventative healthcare in the Bahamas, Doctors Hospital continued its commitment to the health and wellness of women and families by promoting its ?Free Mammograms for Life? campaign instituted four years...

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December 16, 2010
Doctors Hospital Announces Free Mammograms For Life Contest Winners!

Nassau, Bahamas - Mammograms are one of the
most important tools in the fight against breast cancer, and doctors
and health organizations have been urging women to get their mammograms
every year. An advocate for preventative healthcare in the Bahamas,
Doctors Hospital continued its commitment to the health and wellness of
women and families by promoting its 'Free Mammograms for Life' campaign
ins...

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December 21, 2010
Ask the doctor

Question: Who needs to be seen as a special care dentistry patient?
Answer: It is the right of all persons to access good dental care. Persons with physical disabilities commonly have problems entering dental operatories or sitting on a dental chair. These persons need special care dentistry.
Persons with learning disabilities can become over-anxious and may need extra reassurance. They too need s...

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December 21, 2010
Ferguson and Robinson win Doctors Hospitals mammograms for life

Mammograms are one of the most important tools in the fight against breast cancer, and doctors and health organizations have been urging women to get their mammograms every year. An advocate for preventative healthcare in The Bahamas, Doctors Hospital continued its commitment to the health and wellness of women and families by promoting its “Free Mammograms for Life” campaign institute...

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December 23, 2010
Timothy Neilly: 'My doctors say I'm doing very good'

By BRENT STUBBS

Senior Sports Reporter

bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

Four years ago, Timothy Neilly was fighting for life as he underwent a final in a series of surgeries on his heart. This week, he was stroking the ball as if fully recovered.

"I feel good. Physically, I'm not where I used to be. I'm getting stronger every day, so I feel I'm coming along. My doctors say I'm doing very good," he sai...

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