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Teen Dating Violence #It’s #Not a #Myth

What is Teen Dating Violence Teen dating violence is a pattern of physically, sexually, verbally, and/or emotional behavior in a relationship. Statitics 1 in 5 high school girls are physically or sexually hurt by a dating partner. Girls and Women 16-24 have the highest rates. 1 in 3 teens experience some kind of abuse in their romantic relationships 1 in 3 teens know of a peer who has been hit, punched ,kicked by a partner 45% of teen girls know

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STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION WORKSHOP FOR GRAND BAHAMA NURSES

On April 14, 2014 in Grand Bahama, some twenty-five (25) nurses were sensitized to the affects of Stigma and Discrimination in the workplace, and specifically how it services a barrier to access Health related serves for people living with HIV or AIDS. The session was organized as a combined effort of the Public Hospital Authority.  Mrs. Willimae Sturat, Nurse Services Advisor at PHA should be thanked for her logistical support for this activity.

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Hygiene Tips – GOOD SLEEP HYGIENE

What is sleep hygiene? Sleep hygiene is a variety of different practices that are necessary to have normal, quality nighttime sleep and full daytime alertness. What are some examples of good sleep hygiene? The most important sleep hygiene measure is to maintain a regular sleep and wake pattern seven days a week. It is also important to spend an appropriate amount of time in bed, not too little, or too excessive. This may vary by individual; for example,

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TEEN DATING TIPS

When it comes to boys and dating, there is no such thing as a foolish question. How are you supposed to know the answers to questions you've never needed to ask before? Teenage dating tips are important for teenagers who are starting to date. Here are a few of the questions we've been asked most often! Teenage Dating Tips:  Most Asked Questions:    #1 Teenage Dating Tips: How do I know if I'm ready to date? Everyone develops at different

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VOLUNTEERING IN PARADISE!

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL RED CROSS CHAPTER TODAY... The success of The Bahamas Red Cross is hinged on the support of Corporate Bahamas and the general public.  There are many ways you can support your local chapter financially or otherwise.  For more information, contact the National Society at telephone number 242-323-7370 or by email at redcross@bahamas.net.bs.

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CALL NOW…Youth Call-Centre

NOW AVAILABLE - CALL OUR YOUTH COUNSELORS, they are standing by - The numbers are 242-427-1104, 1105, or 1106. The HIV Prevention Education Unit of the Bahamas Red Cross now provides additional support services for persons who may have personal questions and need Peer Advice from a trusted support person.  You are invited to take advantage of this new free service.  This activity is authorized by the Ministry of Health's Ethics Committee.

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Learning Centre

As of March 1, 2014, website users will be able to access our training slides, and take a test, and for those persons successfully completing the test with full marks, will be able to collect a prize bag from The Bahamas Red Cross Society Head Quarters on John F. Kennedy Drive.

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Hygiene Tip of the Week #1

The first step is to recognize the problem. Every man should be aware of the potential horrors of his own breath.You don’t want co-workers friends and/or family members to cringe when you sit down next to them and women to turn their cheek when you go in for the smooch. The best way to test your breath is to ask your spouse or a friend for their feedback. If no one is around, try scraping a bit of scum from the back of your tongue with your

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