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June 27, 2018
UWI School of Medicine graduates offered training opportunities at PMH

Minister of Health, Dr. the Hon. Duane Sands stated that 40 of the 49 graduates of The University of the West Indies (UWI) School of Medicine (Nassau) were offered training opportunities (Internship) based primarily at the teaching hospital, Princess Margaret (PMH.)...

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Ripped our gust again: Family that lost relatives in Flight 370 loses another in Ukraine crash
July 18, 2014
"Ripped our gust again": Family that lost relatives in Flight 370 loses another in Ukraine crash

Relatives, friends and colleagues paid tribute Friday to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17...

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HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease
April 18, 2019
HIV used to cure 'bubble boy' disease

US scientists say they used HIV to make a gene therapy that cured eight infants of severe combined immunodeficiency, or "bubble boy" disease.

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A rasher of bacon a day 'ups cancer risk'
April 17, 2019
A rasher of bacon a day 'ups cancer risk'

Even small amounts of red and processed meat - such as a rasher of bacon a day - can increase the risk of bowel cancer, according to research.

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April 16, 2019
Accept, adapt advocate

Autism doesn't come with a manual, but rather families of those people diagnosed on the spectrum, never give up, and it's those families that are encouraging people to continue to "blue it up" this month in recognition of Autism Awareness Month.

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Brexit: Care home and hospital caterers stockpiling food
February 04, 2019
Brexit: Care home and hospital caterers stockpiling food

Major suppliers to care homes and hospitals are stockpiling food to offset the potential disruption of a no-deal Brexit.

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Obesity-related cancers rise for younger US generations, study says
February 04, 2019
Obesity-related cancers rise for younger US generations, study says

Cancers linked to obesity are rising at a faster rate in millennials than in older generations in the United States, the American Cancer Society has said.

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Mental health: UK could ban social media over suicide images, minister warns
January 28, 2019
Mental health: UK could ban social media over suicide images, minister warns

Social media firms could be banned if they fail to remove harmful content, the health secretary has warned...

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Rwanda deploys officials to enforce ban on skin lightening creams
January 09, 2019
Rwanda deploys officials to enforce ban on skin lightening creams

The Rwandan government is sending officials across the country to enforce its ban on skin lightening and bleaching products...The East African country is leading a campaign against skin bleaching and substandard cosmetics...

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