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What Is COVID-19?

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

COVID-19 Prevention Tips
As the spread of coronavirus, officially named COVID-19, has evolved in recent weeks, all are encouraged to use several effective measures to prevent any virus. They include:
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
- Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based sanitizer.
- Cover your coughs and sneezes.
- Disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Get a flu shot - it’s not too late!
- Stay home if you are sick... [Read More Here].
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April Is Autism Awareness MonthAPRIL 2024: April Is Autism Awareness Month

Autism, a complex condition, manifests differently in each individual, presenting a wide array of strengths and challenges. At its core, autism is characterised by differences in social communication and interaction, alongside restricted interests and repetitive behaviours. For some, sensory sensitivities further shape their experiences, influencing how they perceive and engage with the world around them. Despite these challenges, individuals with autism often exhibit remarkable talents and abilities, contributing valuable insights and perspectives to society. By recognising and embracing the diversity... [Read more]

October Is Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOCTOBER 2023: October Is Healthy Lung Month

What Is A Breast Self-Exam? A breast self-exam is an early detection tool that uses a combination of physical and visual examinations of the breasts to check for signs and symptoms of breast cancer. The purpose of a breast self-exam is to become familiar with the way your breasts normally look and feel. Knowing how your breasts normally look and feel, also called breast self-awareness, will help you identify any changes or abnormalities in your breasts, such as a new lump or skin changes. Any changes in your breasts discovered during a breast self-exam should be reported to your healthcare provider right away... [Read more]

UV Safety Awareness MonthJULY 2023: UV Safety Awareness Month

U.V. Safety Awareness Month is celebrated every July when most of us are gearing up to enjoy the warmer days outside.

Picnics, outdoor sports, the pool, the beach, relaxing with a drink in your hand and the breeze in your hair — sound cool? It sure is! What isn’t cool is skin and eye damage caused by excessive exposure to the sun’s U.V. rays... [Read more]

National Kidney Month MARCH 2023: National Kidney Month

What can you do for your kidneys?
Kidney diseases are silent killers, which can largely affect your quality of life. There are several ways to reduce the risk of developing kidney disease.

Keep fit, Be active
This can help to maintain an ideal body weight, reduce your blood pressure and the risk of Chronic Kidney Disease.

The concept “On the move for kidney health” is a worldwide collective march involving the public... [Read more]

January is National Stalking Awareness Month JANUARY 2023: January is National Stalking Awareness Month

January is National Stalking Awareness Month, and it is so important to know the facts. For instance, 76% of women murdered by an intimate partner were stalked first.

Stalking generally refers to harassing or threatening behavior that an individual engages in repeatedly, such as following a person, appearing at a person’s home or place of business, making harassing phone calls, leaving written messages or objects, or vandalizing a person’s property. These actions may or may not be accompanied by a credible threat of serious harm, and they may or may not be precursors to an assault.

Stalking is most common after a victim has left the relationship... [Read more]

November 2022: Movember – Men’s Health Awareness MonthNovember 2022: Movember – Men’s Health Awareness Month

Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young. We can’t afford to stay silent.
That’s why we’re taking action. We’re the only charity tackling men’s health on a global scale, year round. We’re addressing some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention... [Read more]

Top 10 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Endometriosis Top 10 Facts Every Woman Should Know About Endometriosis

Whereas endometriosis is a complex hormonal and immune chronic disease causing multiple symptoms, including pain, which disrupt the lives of an estimated 89 million women and girls worldwide; Whereas there is no known cure for endometriosis and treatments are often problematic; Whereas lack of knowledge of the disease combined with stigma causes an average delay of ten years from onset of symptoms... [Read more]

Check Yourself for Testicular Cancer How to Check Yourself for Testicular Cancer

Men…how often do you perform a self-exam to check yourselves for testicular cancer?

While it’s a relatively rare form of cancer, young men aren’t exempt – in fact, testicular cancer occurs most often in young and middle-aged men. The good news is, it can usually be treated successfully... [Read more]

Taking Care Of Your Mental Health Taking Care Of Your Mental Health

Taking care of your mental health, selfish or not?
The simple answer is no. But let's go a little deeper.
The conversation concerning mental health in The Bahamas is improving but there is still a long way to go. There needs to be more serious, informative and non-judgmental conversations about mental health.
More are inquiring about their mental health, but are still faced with ridicule, disbelief or not taken as seriously. It's very uncommon for Bahamians to admit they need help mentally and even less common to seek professional help.... [Read more]

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April Is Autism Awareness Month

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day

April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day

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World Autism Awareness Day holds great significance for several reasons:

Raises awareness: Autism affects a growing number of individuals globally. This day brings autism into the spotlight, educating the public about the spectrum and dispelling myths and misconceptions.

Promotes acceptance: Increased awareness fosters a more accepting environment for autistic people. This is crucial for their social integration and well-being.

Advocates for rights: World Autism Awareness Day is a platform to advocate for the rights of autistic individuals, ensuring they have access to education, employment opportunities, and healthcare services.

Celebrates strengths: Autism is not just a disability; it's a different way of experiencing the world. This day celebrates the unique strengths and talents of autistic people.

Children 5 and Older Cna Get The COVID Vaccine

National Immunization Month

Why are vaccines so important?

- Vaccines protect against serious diseases.
- These diseases still exist and outbreaks do occur.
- Vaccines are recommended throughout our lives.
- Vaccines are very safe.
Who all needs vaccines? Everyone!

Remember the Flu Vaccine:
- Vaccines protect you all year round, but August is a great time to get vaccinated! August is also a good time for you and your family to make plans to get the flu vaccine. The vaccine usually becomes available in mid- to late-August. Getting the vaccine early can help prevent you and your family members from getting the flu throughout all of flu season. You can learn more about the flu and flu vaccine at

- When taking yourself and your family for your flu shots, you can also ask your health care provider about other routinely recommended vaccines you might need. Make sure that the whole family is up-to-date on their DTap/Tdap and MMRV boosters too!

Remember, it’s NAIM! Vaccines are the best defense we have against these and other serious diseases, and it’s important to make sure that you’re up to date on all recommended vaccines. Use National Immunization Awareness Month as your chance to make sure that all your vaccinations are current!
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