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Photos & Video: M-CORE Ambidextrous Games

Photos & Video: M-CORE Ambidextrous Games

[Updated with photos] The M-CORE School of Health was held their MD X Games this weekend at the National Sports Centre’s south field. In advance of the event, a spokesperson said, “The M-CORE School of Health has been working since August 2017 to develop a community event that focuses on ambidexterity. M-CORE is proud to announce the first ‘MD... Read more of this article

May 1st Rally To Focus On Affordable Healthcare

May 1st Rally To Focus On Affordable Healthcare

May 1st marks International Workers’ Day, and the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] is inviting all affiliate union members and citizens of Bermuda to join the BTUC at a rally and march starting from Victoria Park at 12pm. BTUC President Jason Hayward said, “On May 1, 2018, International Workers’ Day [May Day], the Bermuda Trade Union Congress... Read more of this article

Bermuda Marks Vaccination Week Of Americas

Bermuda Marks Vaccination Week Of Americas

The Department of Health is this week observing the 16th Vaccination Week in the Americas [VWA] as work is underway to recapture the high level of immunization once achieved in Bermuda. The weeklong focus comes through Bermuda’s association with the Pan American Health Organisation [PAHO], the specialized international health agency for the Americas. The... Read more of this article

Medical Laboratory Professional Week Being Held

Medical Laboratory Professional Week Being Held

Medical technologists are celebrating Medical Laboratory Professional Week from April 22 to April 28, with an awareness campaign being held across the island. A spokesperson said, “Have you ever wondered what happens to your blood when you get your annual physical done? Maybe you are on medication for high cholesterol or have over or underactive... Read more of this article

AAD: New Therapy Course Helps With Dementia

AAD: New Therapy Course Helps With Dementia

A group of Bermuda residents experiencing symptoms of dementia have benefited from a therapy course that has proven to help improve memory scores and mood elsewhere, the Action on Alzheimer’s & Dementia [AAD] charity said “With these hands…” creative expression exercise facilitated by Kendra Earles, Therapeutic Artist [Feb 2]AAD... Read more of this article

M-CORE School Of Health To Hold MD X Games

M-CORE School Of Health To Hold MD X Games

The M-CORE School of Health is getting set to hold the MD X Games on Sunday, April 22 at the National Sports Centre’s south field. A spokesperson said, “The M-CORE School of Health has been working since August 2017 to develop a community event that focuses on ambidexterity. M-CORE is proud to announce the first ‘MD X Games.’ The... Read more of this article

Ocean Rock Launches ‘Healing Bermuda’ Book

Ocean Rock Launches ‘Healing Bermuda’ Book

Dr. Ayesha Peets Talbot, the Medical Director at Ocean Rock Wellness, along with colleagues Dr. Sabrina Famous and Beth Hollis, are launching a book titled “Healing Bermuda”, which has been a year in the making. Dr. Peets Talbot said, “Seven years ago when I moved back to Bermuda to start my medical practice, I was greeted by a serious... Read more of this article

Apply For Dr. Ball Public Health Scholarship

Apply For Dr. Ball Public Health Scholarship

The Ministry of Health has issued a reminder that applications for the Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarship are being accepted throughout the month of April. “Applications will be received until the deadline at the end of this month,” the Ministry said. “The scholarship was created to provide funding for Bermudians to pursue... Read more of this article

Bliss Women Online Platform To Launch

Bliss Women Online Platform To Launch

Bliss Women, an online platform and website magazine has launched its new site with a team of wellness enthusiasts, and they said the site will officially open Tuesday, 10th April 2018, at noon, with “substantial content and opportunities for women to receive the adequate support they need. “Women should have a space that will not only support... Read more of this article

Health Department Hosting Public Health Week

Health Department Hosting Public Health Week

The Department of Health will be hosting a week long series of events starting on Monday [April 9] recognizing Public Health Week. A spokesperson said, “Public Health Week features a number of events, including one of the largest free health screenings on Thursday as part of initiatives to promote healthy lifestyles. “Themed “You’re... Read more of this article

115 Visitors To Attend Healthcare Forum

115 Visitors To Attend Healthcare Forum

Specialist insurance buyers for major hospital systems, long-term care facilities, physicians groups, and health benefits and services providers in North America come to the island this month for the second Bermuda Healthcare Forum. “A total of 206 delegates, including 115 overseas guests, have registered to attend the event, taking place April... Read more of this article

BNAA’s ‘Laps for Health’ Set For April 8

BNAA’s ‘Laps for Health’ Set For April 8

After its original date had to be canceled due to inclement weather, the Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] is inviting the public to join the fight against obesity and diabetes with its ‘Lap for Health’ event on Sunday, April 8 from 12.00pm to 6.00pm at Bermuda National Sports Center’s Lower Field. The event poster says,... Read more of this article

Keto Head Start Weight Management Program

Keto Head Start Weight Management Program

Dr Stanley James and his team at Premier Health and Wellness Center are launching a brand-new diet and fitness plan dubbed “Keto Head Start. ” “Based on the high-fat, medium-protein, low-carb ketogenic diet, Keto JumpStart provides a multi-faceted approach to body transformation with meal plans, fitness recommendations, and more,”... Read more of this article