Political Hyperbole On The Medical Frontier

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WHEN politicians train to be politicians, one of the first lessons they learn is about the use of hyperbole, the art of using obvious and intentional exaggeration to make a point. It is a political tool that Bahamian politicians are very familiar with and use with great frequency (Full disclosure: the media profession is no novice when it comes to …

The Economics Of Stem Cells

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IMAGINE living in a world where a drug-free fix for HIV/AIDS existed, or a cure for cancer, blindness, Parkinson’s, diabetes, heart disease, even Lou Gehrig’s disease. Advocates of stem cell research are driven by this vision. They say the promise of stem cell therapy is the birth of a new medical paradigm more revolutionary than the advent of the internet. …

Are Mothers Doing Right By Their Children?

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The Bahamas Crisis Centre held a peace conference in October that was another commendable example of the important work being done by the non-profit organisation. For some 30 years, the organisation has been supporting victims of violence in the Bahamas. Michael Neville, consultant psychiatrist at Sandilands Rehabilitation, delivered one of the presentations that really stuck with me at the conference. …

Myles Munroe’s Dangerous Doctrine For Women

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A sermon delivered by Dr Myles Munroe, president and founder of the Bahamas Faith Ministries International (BFMI), has been making its way around the social sphere generating a lot of debate. I watched the video because it was shared by a close friend, even though the online group “Meeting In The Ladies Room” posted it with a message stating: “All …