Why Bahamian Men Are At High Risk Of Prostate Cancer

Obesity, alcohol and African ancestry play a role

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in Bahamian men. Present statistics show that one in six men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime.

The prostate gland is a walnut-sized organ located underneath the bladder and its primary role is related to male fertility and aiding the sperm to fertilize the ovum.

Many Bahamian men are at a greater risk of developing prostate cancer due to their racial profile, genetics, overall high obesity rate and high alcohol intake.

Continue reading “Why Bahamian Men Are At High Risk Of Prostate Cancer”

Supporting Recovery of Children in the Aftermath of Hurricane Dorian

Free Webinar for Nassau Area Schools, Thursday, September 26 at 11:30 a.m. ET

Co-presented by the National Association of School Psychologists and the Family Medical Center, Bahamas, this webinar will provide school mental health professionals, administrators, and other relevant school staff with information necessary to help support the recovery of children affected by Hurricane Dorian.

The webinar will be held Thursday, September 26, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET and then archived for future viewing. Continue reading “Supporting Recovery of Children in the Aftermath of Hurricane Dorian”