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Temporary Health Clinic Closures Next Week

Temporary Health Clinic Closures Next Week

The Department of Health said they wish to advise clients that the following clinics will not be held next week:Monday 20 April – [morning] School Health Clinic in Hamilton; [morning] Maternal Health and Family Planning Clinic in St. George’s; [afternoon] Child Health Clinic in Warwick Thursday 23 April – [morning] School Health Clinic in Hamilton Friday... Read more of this article

Northshore Medical Welcomes Dr. Amani Flood

Northshore Medical Welcomes Dr. Amani Flood

Northshore Medical Center has welcomed Dr. Amani Flood who holds a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. “Dr. Flood is a Board Certified Physician who provides a natural approach to Primary Care and is a graduate of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona,” the company said. “The medical curriculum emphasized diet,... Read more of this article

CCU Patients Have New Home At Hospital

CCU Patients Have New Home At Hospital

Residents of the Continuing Care Unit [CCU] have a new home in the renovated Cooper-CCU and Perry-CCU wards, the Bermuda Hospitals Board said today [April 15]. A spokesperson said, “Residents had to be evacuated from the upper level of the former CCU building during Hurricane Gonzalo when heavy winds and rain created severe damage to the unit. “All... Read more of this article

Asthma Experts Set To Present On The Island

Asthma Experts Set To Present On The Island

Asthma expert Professor Martyn Partridge will be presenting on the island on Thursday, April 16 at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute beginning at 6.00pm. The event flyer says, “Come and be inspired to take control of your asthma today. Professor Martyn Partridge is a Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Patient Centred Care, National... Read more of this article

One Hour Video: Arianna Huffington’s Speech

One Hour Video: Arianna Huffington’s Speech

Hundreds of people packed the Fairmont Southampton Poinciana Ballroom to hear Arianna Huffington talk about the importance of looking after ourselves. The founder of the Huffington Post was on the Island courtesy of Colonial Medical Insurance, and spoke to more than 900 people on Saturday. She told the crowd that her ‘wake-up’ moment was when she... Read more of this article

Health Ministry: Increase In Chicken Pox Reports

Health Ministry: Increase In Chicken Pox Reports

The Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment today [Apr 8] advised that there has been an increase in reports of Chicken pox recently; saying that “there has been one case of chicken pox reported per week for the past few weeks – more cases than last year overall.” The full statement from the Ministry is below: The Epidemiology and... Read more of this article

BHCS Announces Visiting Lahey Clinic Specialist

BHCS Announces Visiting Lahey Clinic Specialist

Bermuda Health Care Services has announced that Dr. Michael Levy will be the visiting Lahey Clinic Specialist from April 9 to April 11 in order to conduct a wide variety of evaluations. Dr. Levy specializes in cardiovascular medicine, with evaluations being conducted fo aneurism, hardening of the arteries, arteritis, blood pressure problems, circulatory... Read more of this article

Bermudian Doctor Certified In Obesity Medicine

Bermudian Doctor Certified In Obesity Medicine

Dr. Ayesha Peets Talbot MD [pictured] has passed the American Board of Obesity Medicine Certification Exam [2013] for Obesity Medicine Physicians, becoming certified in the subspecialty of obesity medicine. A spokesperson said, “Physicians certified in obesity medicine are able to positively impact all systems of the body by incorporating weight... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Health Expo At City Hall

Photos: Bermuda Health Expo At City Hall

Minister of Health, Seniors and Environment Jeanne Atherden opened today’s [Apr 7] Health Expo at City Hall in Hamilton, referencing the importantance of Public Health Week and World Health Day, and noting this year’s theme of ‘Creating a Healthier Island 2030.’ Minister Atherden said, “This week, April 6 – 12, is observed... Read more of this article

Column: Is Our Social Network Making Us Fat?

Column: Is Our Social Network Making Us Fat?

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] Friends and Family have the largest impact on our health. Choose wisely. If your dinner date ordered a salad would you? What if your co-worker opted for a run after work instead of a drink? These healthy behaviors just may rub off on us. On the flipside, we are more likely to indulge in guilty pleasures together –... Read more of this article

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