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New drug for recurring malaria
July 23, 2018
New drug for recurring malaria

A new drug to treat malaria has been given the green light by authorities in the United States...

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Dr. Bumbum: Brazil plastic surgeon on run after patient dies
July 18, 2018
Dr. Bumbum: Brazil plastic surgeon on run after patient dies

A celebrity Brazilian plastic surgeon known as Dr Bumbum has gone on the run after a woman died following injections he gave her to enlarge her buttocks.

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March 01, 2016
Study shows Zika 'might cause' a severe neurological disorder called Guillain- Barre syndrome

New research gives the first evidence that Zika virus might cause a severe neurological disorder called Guillain-Barré syndrome.

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World AIDS Day-December 1, 2017
December 01, 2017
World AIDS Day-December 1, 2017

Everyone, regardless of who they are or where they live, has a right to health, which is also dependent on adequate sanitation and housing, nutritious food, healthy working conditions and access to justice. The right to health is supported by, and linked to, a wider set of rights...

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Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe
October 11, 2017
Child and teen obesity spreading across the globe

Child and teenage obesity levels have risen ten-fold in the last four decades, meaning 124m boys and girls around the globe are too fat, according to new research.

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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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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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