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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's local chapter celebrates 50 years of service
September 28, 2018
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority's local chapter celebrates 50 years of service

Fifty five years ago a young American married to a Bahamian Dentist petitioned the head office of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc, AKA, to establish a chapter in New Providence...

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September 28, 2018
AKAs celebrate 55 years of service by devoting hours of service

Fifty-five years ago the late Muriel Eneas, an American who was married to Bahamian dentist Dr. Cleveland Eneas, himself a member of a fraternity, petitioned the head office of the Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority Inc. to establish a chapter in New Providence. She had [...]
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September 25, 2018
Tributes paid as Dr Wendy Stuart dies

AFTER fighting with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) for more than eight years, beloved former dentist Dr Wendy Stuart passed away on Saturday night.Dr Stuart, mother-of-two and the daughter of the late Bahamian singer Wendell Stuart, was diagnose

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May 29, 2018
Lupus and gum disease: is there a connection

As Lupus Awareness Month comes to a close, a general dentist encourages those people diagnosed with lupus to visit an oral health care provider every three to six months for best management of their lupus oral-related conditions to better manage their lupus activity. Dr. Shamika [...]
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The eyes have it  New diagnostic technology eliminates need for drops
April 03, 2018

Optometrist Dr. Fendt Shearer, LENSES, explains use of Optomap for digital retinal exam, eliminating need for dilation drops and providing greater accuracy through scanning with digital records available for comparison from one year to the next. Stress-free eye exams can also detect other physical conditions including hypertension and diabetes...

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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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