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July 20, 2017
John McCain has brain cancer, his office says

Veteran US Republican Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer and is reviewing treatment options, according to his office...

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June: Men's Health Month
June 13, 2017
June: Men's Health Month

As we approach Father's Day we must be reminded that the entire month of June is dedicated to men's health. Statistics show women are 100% more likely to go to the doctor for annual exams and preventative services making awareness and prevention key in helping our fathers, brothers, boyfriends, husbands, and sons live longer healthier lives.

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May 02, 2017
Addressing the loss of health care professionals

Around the world, public health care systems are in crisis. From India to Australia, nations in the developing and developed world are struggling to meet the expectations of their local populations.
The Caribbean is no exception.
There are multiple reasons for this. In the Anglophone Caribbean, demographic change has seen a surge in the nature and volume of demand as populations age and birth rate...

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March 24, 2017
Brazil officials urge caution over alert on meat imports

BRAZILIAN officials in The Bahamas yesterday urged caution as international concern mounts over the quality of meat imports from that country and sought to downplay fears that prompted several bans...

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Bahamian government bans meat imports from Brazil
March 22, 2017
Bahamian government bans meat imports from Brazil

According to a Facebook post by Hope Strachan, Member of Parliament for Sea Breeze and Minister of Financial Services and Local Government, "The Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources is aware of the meat scandal unfolding in Brazil relative to food inspectors taking bribes to allow sales of rotten and salmonella-tainted meats. Sr. Blairo Maggi, Brazil's Agriculture Minister, advised that th...

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March 22, 2017
Gov't bans corned beef imports from Brazil, people urged not to consume product

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has imposed an immediate ban on imports of corned beef originating from Brazil...

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February 13, 2017
Sargento recalls cheeses amidst Listeria fears

The Bahamas Ministry of Health addressed a recent recall of various Sargento cheese products that may potentially be contaminated with Listeria Monday, February 13, 2017, via a Facebook post.

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December 12, 2016
Customs Temporarily Ceases Clearance of Rice Into Jamaica Amid Plastic Rice Reports

The Customs department has announced itís temporarily ceasing the clearance of rice at all ports of entry following reports of so called plastic rice on the market...

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Diabetes: A Modifiable Risk Factor for Heart Disease
November 29, 2016
Diabetes: A Modifiable Risk Factor for Heart Disease

November is World Diabetes Month, a time to consider how diabetes impacts overall systems in the body including the cardiovascular system.

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November 18, 2016
Bagged salad is Salmonella risk, study finds

Bagged salad can fuel the growth of food-poisoning bugs like Salmonella and make them more dangerous, a study says.

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