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August, 2015

  • 21 August

    Abaco’s Ashley Hall Faces Critical Medical Challenge

      By Amanda Diedrick Meet Ashley Hall. She lives in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. She just graduated sixth grade. And she weighs 39 pounds. Sadly, that’s not a typo. Eleven-year-old Ashley — the daughter of my childhood friend Nancy (Blair) Hall and her husband, Philip — has suffered from a severe …

November, 2012

  • 15 November

    Medical Equipment Donated at Green Turtle Cay

    In case of a medical emergency on Green Turtle Cay, a volunteer “First Responder Group” is available to help. A recent review of the equipment and supplies currently available indicated a need for a pulse oximeter. This item is placed on the fingertip of a patient and is able to report the oxygen level by scanning the skin so there is no discomfort. An oximeter also quickly and conveniently reports the pulse rate.