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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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MOVEMBER – Men’s Health Awareness Month


MOVEMBER – Men’s Health Awareness Month

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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]





October Is Healthy Lung MonthOCTOBER 2022: October Is Healthy Lung Month

October is a month set aside for lung awareness. It’s National Healthy Lung Month, and Lung Health Day is October 28. National Respiratory Care Week is October 25-30.
It may seem arbitrary to set aside a particular month for health awareness, but it’s useful to remind ourselves of the things in our environment that can harm us and to act with compassion toward those who have already been harmed... [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]





Breast Cancer Symptoms OCTOBER 2021: Breast Cancer Symptoms

Breast cancer can cause a number of signs and symptoms. See your general practitioner if you notice a change to your breast that’s new or unusual for you.
On its own, pain in your breasts is not usually a sign of breast cancer. But look out for pain in your breast or armpit that’s there all or almost all the time... [Read more]





7 Tips To Celebrate Mens Health Week JUNE 2021: 7 Tips To Celebrate Men's Health Week

It's all about Men’s Health this month, but the second week in June is always allocated to celebrate and bring awareness globally to men’s physical and mental health.
This year the week starts today, June 14th - 20th.

For those who don't know, Men’s Health week originated in America and became a national awareness campaign by the U.S. Congress in 1994. It was picked up globally by European nations and Australia in 2002... [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]





Healthy Vision Month MAY 2021: Healthy Vision Month

Keep Your Eyes Healthy. There’s a lot you can do to keep your eyes healthy and protect your vision.

Get a comprehensive dilated eye exam
Getting a dilated eye exam is simple and painless — and it’s the single best thing you can do for your eye health! Even if your eyes feel healthy, you could have a problem and not know it. That’s because many eye diseases don’t have any symptoms or warning signs. A dilated eye exam is the only way to check for many eye diseases early on, when they’re easier to treat... [Read more]





World Sleep Day MARCH 2021: World Sleep Day

World Sleep Society is issuing a global call to action about the importance of healthy sleep. Friday, March 19, 2021 is the 14th annual World Sleep Day®. Created and hosted by World Sleep Society, World Sleep Day (WSD) is an internationally recognized awareness event bringing researchers, health professionals and patients together to recognize sleep and its important impact on our health.

World Sleep Day 2021 will incorporate the slogan, ‘Regular Sleep, Healthy Future,' highlighting sleep's important place as a pillar of health, allowing for a healthier future thanks to regular, quality sleep... [Read more]




2022 HEALTH & WELLNESS AWARENESS CALENDAR

2022 Health & Wellness Awareness Calendar

November Is National Diabetes Month at Walk-In Clinic

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