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Leading specialists warn dark skin no guarantee against skin cancer
Regular skin exams are important for the early detection of skin cancer. Dermatologists say persons should be aware of normal patterns of moles, blemishes and freckles.
Itís the worldís most common cancer but Bahamians arenít taking it seriously. Thatís the conclusion of leading skin specialists both locally and abroad, including a pioneer in an advanced form of treatment at one of Floridaís premier health care institutions.
People of colour arenít immune to skin cancer, reports Dr Richelle Ramnarine-Knowles, the chief dermatologist at the Skin Cancer and Allergy Testing Centre in Sandyport, noting that while darker skin is somewhat less susceptible to UV damage from the sun, persons of colour need to be especially... [Read more]
Climate Change Affects Public Health
"Climate Change impacts public health" was the central message Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands conveyed at a Climate Change Exhibit at Mall at Marathon, August 20, 2018. [Read more]
Bishop defends appointment to marijuana committee
BISHOP Simeon Hall yesterday defended his position on the government's marijuana committee, reiterating his belief in the medical benefits of the plant.
Bishop Hall said... [Read more]
Cleveland Clinic Ranked No. 2 Hospital in the United States by U.S. News & World Report No. 1 in Heart Care for 24th Consecutive Year No. 1 in Urology
For the third year in a row, Cleveland Clinic is ranked the No. 2 hospital in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, while holding the No. 1 ranking in urology and retaining its position as the nationís No. 1 hospital for cardiology and heart surgery for the 24th consecutive year.
Cleveland Clinic Florida has reclaimed the top spot, ranking No. 1 in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market for 2018-2019, according to the newly released annual ... [Read more]
Liberalise cannabis now - and lead rest of world
LEADING Jamaican scientist Dr Henry Lowe is urging Bahamian officials - and those in the Caribbean - to liberalise cannabis for medical and scientific use to cement the region's stake in the industry.
Dr Lowe projected cannabis-based... [Read more]
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