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March 12, 2018
'Consider coming Home'

The Bahamas High Commission of Canada and Peter Nicholson, the President of GIV Bahamas Inc., co-host more than 60 Bahamians and Canadian investors in Ottawa at special homecoming event...

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Campus Walkabout Connects BTVI President and Students
February 20, 2018
Campus Walkabout Connects BTVI President and Students

President of the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI), Dr. Robert W. Robertson, recently conducted a walkabout to visit classrooms, workshops and labs at the Old Trail Road campus

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August 22, 2017
The importance of flossing

Periodontist Dr. Antoine Clarke encourages flossing as one part of a regular hygiene routine that also includes brushing teeth at least twice a day and flossing at least once a day. He says the main purpose of flossing is to decrease plaque (bacteria).
"The long-term benefit number one is it [flossing] decreases plaque that builds up around teeth. Plaque induces inflammation that leads to gingival...

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August 01, 2017
Occupational hearing loss

Occupational hearing loss, or hearing loss caused as a result of working in a noisy environment, is one of the most common work-related illnesses in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Studies show that those who work doing manual labor are more at risk for hearing loss than persons who work in an office environment. Although a noise-related hearing loss ...

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July 28, 2017
Buddy's back

Over 350 kids turned up at the Kendal Isaacs National Gymnasium yesterday for the opening of the inaugural Buddy Buckets Basketball Skills Camp and Workshop.
On the first day of the two-day camp, the country's biggest basketball star, Chavano "Buddy" Hield, and several local and international coaches took the kids through a series of drills and skill position development. Of the 300-plus participa...

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July 28, 2017
Buddy Buckets Basketball Camp begins today

Chavano "Buddy" Hield, the country's biggest basketball star, is back in the capital once again for the return of his annual summer skills basketball camp.
The 2017 Buddy Buckets Basketball Camp begins today and ends on Saturday at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium.
Sessions begin at 9 a.m. on both days.
Some of the proceeds from the camp will be donated to Hands for Hunger.
Aliv will serv...

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July 25, 2017
Is your job damaging your hearing

Occupational hearing loss, or hearing loss caused as a result of working in a noisy environment, is one of the most common work-related illnesses in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Studies show, that those who work doing manual labour are more at risk for hearing loss than persons who work in an office environment. Although a noise-related hearing ...

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May 14, 2011
Allyson Maynard Gibson on the passing of Jackson Burnside

The Editor

Jackson Burnside was a Renaissance
Man. His intellectual curiosity, commitment to and love of country,
view of his place in the universe and his courage came from his parents,
the late Dr. Jackson Burnside (the first black Bahamian dentist) and
Mrs. Gertrude Burnside (the first black Bahamian and the first Bahamian
female pharmacist). Although an architect by profession, Jackson w...

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May 30, 2017
Dentist39s family seeks help for medical bills

FREEPORT dentist Dr Hayward Romer suffered a stroke in March and his family is in the process of raising funds for his medical bills after his insurance company refused to cover his medical costs. The Romers need to raise $80,000 and have started a

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May 23, 2017
The lupus patient and oral care

While everyone is encouraged to visit their dentist twice per year, it is imperative that lupus patients do so as well, and those with active lupus disease are urged to visit the dentist in three month intervals, according to Dr. Shamika Strachan.
The associate dentist, who practices out of Impressions Dental, Harbour Bay, says there should be communication between the dentist and the attending rh...

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