Flight to Bahamas Delayed Over Face Mask Dispute Flight to Bahamas Delayed Over Face Mask Dispute
The flight was delayed for a maintenance issue, the airline told USA Today. During the 2-hour delay on the tarmac, some of the students removed their face masks due to a lack of ventilation and'quite unbearable conditions. 'WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - July 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

FAA investigating Bahamas-bound flight delayed by teen mask rebellion
The FAA is investigating the Bahamas-bound American Airlines flight delayed on Monday by rowdy teens who refused wear masks — as the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Human-driven habitat change leads to physical, behavioral change in mosquitofish
(North Carolina State University) Bahamian mosquitofish in habitats fragmented by human activity are more willing to explore their environment, more stressed by change and have smaller brain regions associated with fear response than mosquitofish from unaffected habitats. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Collaborating to Bring Water Safety Skills & Lifeguard Opportunities to the Bahamas
May 15 is International Water Safety Day (#IWSD), a great time to shine a light on an exciting collaboration between the American Red Cross and Bahamas Red Cross to bring lifeguard training services... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - May 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Health & Safety american red cross Bahamas Red Cross International Water Safety Day training services Source Type: news

New study tracked large sharks during hurricanes
(University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine& Atmospheric Science) MIAMI--A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science tracked large sharks in Miami and The Bahamas to understand how these migratory animals respond to major storms, like hurricanes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 6, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Feds are now investigating whether Matt Gaetz paid for escorts on his Bahamas trip
Federal prosecutors are investigating whether Rep. Matt Gaetz was the subject of an influence operation and was provided gifts including... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gaetz probe includes scrutiny of potential public corruption tied to medical marijuana industry
Federal authorities are looking into whether a 2018 trip to the Bahamas involving Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz and several young... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New details shed light on Gaetz's Bahamas trip
Federal agents executed a search warrant and seized the Florida congressman’s iPhone last winter. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fireball lights up Florida sky as it passes uncomfortably close – video
A bright meteor shot across and lit up the night sky of south Florida and the Bahamas on Monday. The moment was captured by security cameras and dashcams across the regionHundreds capture spectacular fireball passing uncomfortably close to EarthContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 13, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Florida US news Space Source Type: news

Hundreds capture spectacular fireball pass uncomfortably close to Earth
More than 200 people submitted reports and videos of a fiery trail and apparent space-rock explosionTo the American Meteor Society it was simplyEvent 2281-2021, an unremarkable name for a spectacular fireball that made an uncomfortably close pass to Earth on Monday.A fiery trail and apparent space-rock explosion was captured on doorbell cameras and dashcams and was visible to stargazers from Florida to the Bahamas as it passed an estimated 9,300 miles above the planet at about 10.19pm ET.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 13, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Richard Luscombe in Miami Tags: Space Science US news Florida Bahamas Americas World news Source Type: news

Investigators in Matt Gaetz inquiry looking into Bahamas travel, sources say
Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., has denied wrongdoing and said that he never had sex with a 17-year-old as an adult and that he has never paid for sex. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Royal Caribbean to ban unvaccinated adults from cruise ships this June, turning their cruise ships into floating super strain factories
(Natural News) Royal Caribbean has announced that it will begin cruising to the Bahamas and Mexico this June, but passengers who wish to sail the high seas will be required to present proof of vaccination for COVID-19 before boarding. This will effectively ban health-conscious individuals who are unwilling to get questionable vaccines from sailing. In... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three rescued from deserted island in Bahamas after surviving on coconuts for 33 days
The two men and one woman were spotted waving a large makeshift flag during a routine air patrol around Anguilla Cay, the U.S. Coast Guard said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fashion executive accused in rape lawsuit reportedly hosted Prince Andrew at Bahamas estate
Peter Nygard is accused of luring women to the property that the royals appear to have visited 20 years ago (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Search suspended for boat carrying 20 people from Bahamas to Florida
The blue and white 29-foot Mako Cuddy Cabin vessel departed from Bimini, Bahamas, on Monday and was expected to arrive in Lake Worth, Florida. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coast Guard suspends search for Florida-bound boat believed carrying 20 from Bahamas
The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday suspended a search for a boat believed to be carrying about 20 people that failed to return to Florida... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Search suspended for boat that left Bahamas with 20 on board
The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a boat with about 20 people on board that was three days overdue to arrive in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First-known fossil iguana burrow found in the Bahamas
(Emory Health Sciences) The fossilized burrow dates back to the Late Pleistocene Epoch, about 115,000 years ago, and is located on the island of San Salvador -- best known as the likely spot where Christopher Columbus made his first landfall in his 1492 voyage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 9, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Eta makes landfall in Nicaragua as Category 4 storm
Hurricane Eta was expected to bring "life-threatening" storm surges to Nicaragua; Florida, Cuba and the Bahamas are not out of danger. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘The Untouchables’ Stars Kevin Costner & Robert De Niro Remember “Man’s Man” Sean Connery
Sean Connery, most known as the first 007 in the James Bond film series, died Saturday morning in the Bahamas. As news made its way... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why are patients STILL at risk from stem cell jabs?
JOHN NAISH: Princess Michael of Kent appeared in a promotional video for a clinic in the Bahamas that offers stem cell therapy for problem joints such as her painful shoulder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Designed bacteria produce coral-antibiotic
(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Corals growing on the reefs of the Bahamas produce an active agent that kills multi-resistant tuberculosis bacteria. Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have managed to produce the antibiotic biotechnologically in the laboratory - fast, cost-efficient and sustainably. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Isaias nears virus-hit Florida after lashing the Bahamas
Florida’s east coast has started to see the first bands of heavy rain from Isaias, and officials are watching the approaching storm with a wary eye because it threatens to snarl efforts to contain the coronavirus in areas where cases are surging (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Isaias weakens; may strengthen on path to virus-hit Florida
Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas and churned toward Florida's heavily populated east coast (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 – China Tells World Health Assembly They Did their Best
People wearing face masks at a Bus stop in Macau, China near a public hospital. This week’s 73rd World Health Assembly had member states adopt a resolution to review the global response to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo by Macau Photo Agency on UnsplashBy Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, May 20 2020 (IPS) This week’s 73rd World Health Assembly had member states adopt a resolution to review the global response to the coronavirus pandemic. The World Health Organisation (WHO) will also undergo  an evaluation for its response to the outbreak. At the virtual assembly, Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined Ch...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Aid Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations COVID-19 World Health Assembly World Health Organisation (W Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 on Tourism in Small Island Developing States
An undersea restaurant in the Maldives, a Small Island Developing State (SIDS)By Pamela Coke-HamiltonGENEVA, May 4 2020 (IPS) The COVID-19 pandemic and the measures put in place to contain its diffusion are taking a heavy toll on the tourism sector. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the COVID-19 pandemic will result in a contraction of the tourism sector by 20% to 30% in 2020. This estimate is likely to be conservative for countries relying on foreign tourists, as the recent data on daily air traffic indicate a drop of almost 80% since January 2020. While many economic sectors are expecte...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Pamela Coke-Hamilton Tags: Civil Society Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Passengers Reckon With U.S. Coast Guard Guidance That Could Leave Virus-Stricken Cruise Ships At Sea ‘Indefinitely’
When Rick and Wendy de Pinho left Buenos Aires on March 7 onboard the Holland America Line cruise ship MS Zaandam, things felt “perfectly normal.” The New Jersey couple were concerned about the spread of coronavirus, they tell TIME, but at the time of their departure there were few confirmed cases in South America and the cruise line had assured them that steps were being taken to protect guests, including enhanced passenger screenings and increased cleaning protocol. Three weeks later, however, and things are far from normal. Over the past month, COVID-19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus, has spread wo...
Source: TIME: Health - April 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk Source Type: news

Two Coronavirus-Impacted Cruise Ships Cleared To Dock In Florida After Weeks At Sea
When Rick and Wendy de Pinho left Buenos Aires on March 7 onboard the Holland America Line cruise ship MS Zaandam, things felt “perfectly normal.” The New Jersey couple were concerned about the spread of coronavirus, they tell TIME, but at the time of their departure there were few confirmed cases in South America and the cruise line had assured them that steps were being taken to protect guests, including enhanced passenger screenings and increased cleaning protocol. Three weeks later, however, and things are far from normal. Over the past month, COVID-19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus, has spread wo...
Source: TIME: Health - April 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk Source Type: news

Would YOU pay £8,000 for Princess Pushy's stem cell arthritis treatment?
Princess Michael of Kent, the wife of the Queen's cousin Prince Michael, recently appeared in a slick promotional video for a clinic in the Bahamas that offers controversial joint therapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newly-Released NOAA Emails Show Anger and Confusion Around Trump ’s ‘Doctored’ Hurricane Dorian Map
Newly-released documents from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) show officials reacting with frustration to President Donald Trump’s repeated claim last fall that Hurricane Dorian might hit Alabama, despite the fact that scientists inside the agency disagreed with him. The documents — which include over 1,000 emails — were released late Friday night in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request filed by BuzzFeed News and other publications. BuzzFeed News Investigative Reporter Jason Leopold posted a Twitter thread of his findings on Friday night. BREAKING #FOIA: At ...
Source: TIME: Science - February 1, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized alabama onetime weather White House Source Type: news

Hungry for hutia? Our taste for Bahamas' 'most peaceable rodent' shaped its diversity
(Florida Museum of Natural History) Hungry for hutia? Humans' taste for this Bahamian rodent shaped its diversity over 1,000 years -- an example of how what we like to eat can chart the course of a species. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 28, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Official says 80 in Bahamas shelters after Dorian have TB
The health minister of the Bahamas says at least 80 people living in government-run storm shelters have tested positive for tuberculosis in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

GlobalMedic: More than 2 decades on mission, relief agency keeps evolving
As charity aid agency deploys a secondary mission to Hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, GlobalMedic founder Rahul Singh reflects on how its mission has evolved over the years and where it hopes to go next. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Mother, 34, has arm was ripped off in a shark attack off the Bahamas
Tiffany Johnson, 34, was snorkeling off Paradise Island in the Bahamas while on holiday with husband James, 32, in June 2017. She struggled to care for her children in the aftermath. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tigers, elephants and pangolins suffer as global wildlife trafficking soars
Dozens of species are now at risk but a conference this week will showcase new technology that could help stop the illegal tradeThe two young women who arrived at Heathrow in February 2014 en route to D üsseldorf were carrying nondescript luggage. Customs officers were suspicious nevertheless and looked inside – to find 13 iguanas stuffed into socks inside the cases. Astonishingly, 12 of the highly endangered San Salvador rock iguanas had survived their transatlantic journey.“There only about 600 of these animals left in the wild, in the Bahamas, and these animals were being taken to a private collector so...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 8, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Robin McKie Tags: Illegal wildlife trade Animals Science Environment Technology Conservation World news Source Type: news

Hurricane Dorian and disaster response in the face of constant threats - Louissaint NA.
Hurricane Dorian's impact on Eastern North Carolina and the Bahamas islands demonstrate the devastation and public health needs that can be left in the wake of a catastrophic event. The hurricane created a range of public health and healthcare challenges, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Overcoming challenges in the medical response to Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas - Randolph RJ, Lafferty A.
In September 2019, the northwest Bahamas suffered unparalleled damages due to Hurricane Dorian. The storm disrupted all the essential community services, including water, electricity, and medicine. Heart to Heart International provided medical support in a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

6 Ways a Hurricane Impacts Everyday Life – Making A Difference after Dorian
Over the past six weeks, people displaced by the strongest storm to ever hit the Bahamas have opened up and let me into their lives. With each mother, nurse, son ... The post 6 Ways a Hurricane... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - November 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: International Abaco Bahamas Bahamas Red Cross disaster recovery Hurricane Dorian Katie Wilkes relief Source Type: news

In the Loop: Sharing health care and hope in the Bahamas
Michele Woodrum, a CRNA at Mayo Clinic, didn't hesitate when a friend invited her to Hope Town in the Bahamas to provide health care to islanders after last month's hurricane. Michele Woodrum looked out the window of the plane, down to the familiar place below. Though she'd visited Hope Town -- a tiny village on [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 28, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Tuesday ’s Daily Brief: UNICEF child health report, Peacekeeping operations end in Haiti, Syria-Turkey latest, Haitian migrants deported from Bahamas
A recap of Tuesday’s stories: Millions of children undernourished and overweight says landmark report; Security Council marks transition after 15 years of ‘blue helmets’ in Haiti; violence continues ‘on both sides’ of Syria-Turkey border; UN human rights office raises concerns over deportation of Haitian migrants from the Bahamas; UN migration agency helps migrants in Algeria return to Niger; rural women celebrated on International Day. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - October 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Upstate doctor treats hundreds on disaster relief trip to the Bahamas
David F. Lehmann treated patients in region where hurricane left 70,000 homeless. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - October 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news