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Bermuda To Recognize World AIDS Day

Bermuda To Recognize World AIDS Day

Monday December 1 is World AIDS Day, and to recognize the day the Department of Health is inviting members of the public to join them at City Hall on Monday from 5:30pm until 7pm for their ‘Rock Red’ Zumba Party, where participants are invited to wear red clothing to show support for those living with HIV/AIDS. There are approximately 300 persons... Read more of this article

BHeC: Are Upfront Healthcare Charges Allowed?

BHeC: Are Upfront Healthcare Charges Allowed?

The Bermuda Health Council [BHeC] and Bernews have teamed-up to answer your questions about the island’s health care system, and this month BHeC answers questions about whether a healthcare provider can charge upfront. Visit www.bhec.bm to submit your queries and look for your response on the last Wednesday of every month on Bernews.Question: I... Read more of this article

Audio: MPs On Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre

Audio: MPs On Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre

Any decision about the future of the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Center will be made next year, Premier Michael Dunkley said in the House of Assembly on Friday [Nov 21[. The Premier was being questioned following his Ministerial statement on the hurricane response, in which he said “based on previous experiences the pre-positioning of assets and personnel... Read more of this article

IWC Raises Funds For Bermuda Cancer & Health

IWC Raises Funds For Bermuda Cancer & Health

On October 28, 2014 the International Women’s Club [IWC] hosted a “Girls Night In,” raising $450 for the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre as a result of the event. According to the IWC website, “The IWC is a philanthropic organization, and our membership dues are one of the primary sources for funds we donate each year.” Alex... Read more of this article

Diabetes Association To Host “Beary Picnic”

Diabetes Association To Host “Beary Picnic”

The Bermuda Aquarium, Museum, and Zoo is getting set to host A Very Beary Picnic, an event for children in support of diabetes education. The event will be held today [Nov 22] from 10.30am to 12.30pm in the Bermuda Aquarium’s Discovery Room. A spokesperson said, “As part of the Bermuda Diabetes Association’s ongoing programming and education... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Twisted Sistah’s Grand Opening

Photos/Video: Twisted Sistah’s Grand Opening

Those seeking natural and healthy food now have a new option, with Twisted Sistah’s on Ord Road in Paget offering a variety of healthy food choices including teas made with local herbs, salmon cakes, veggie burgers, kabob twists and much more. The eatery held their Grand Opening on Friday [Nov 14], welcoming people to come by and taste the variety... Read more of this article

The Athletic Club Acquires The Olympic Club

The Athletic Club Acquires The Olympic Club

Two Hamilton gyms are getting set to join forces, with The Athletic Club revealing that it is acquiring The Olympic Club, a move they said will provide “immediate benefits for members of both clubs.” A statement from The Athletic Club said, “Two long standing pillars in Bermuda’s health, fitness and wellness community are joining... Read more of this article

Free Health Fair To Be Held On Nov 12th

Free Health Fair To Be Held On Nov 12th

There will be a Health Fair held on November 12, 2014 from 12.00pm to 3.30pm at the Bermuda Industrial Union at 49 Union Square in Hamilton. The Health Fair will include the change to speak with medical professionals, participate in free screenings, and more. In recognition of Diabetes Awareness Month, the topics covered will include managing diabetes,... Read more of this article

Medical Use Of ‘Cannabis Containing Products’

Medical Use Of ‘Cannabis Containing Products’

Government revealed in today’s [Nov 7] Throne Speech, that the Legislature “will be invited to approve” legal amendments to permit the use of what they said were “specific forms of cannabinoid drugs [cannabis-containing products] for medical purposes.” In addition, the Throne Speech said the Caution Policy “will be... Read more of this article

Hospital Offers Free Lung Testing For COPD

Hospital Offers Free Lung Testing For COPD

Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] will offer free lung testing for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease [COPD] next week in the lobby of the new Acute Care Wing on Point Finger Road. The testing will be available to smokers or former smokers over the age of 40. The screenings will take place on Wednesday, 12 November between 11 am and 2 pm as part of COPD... Read more of this article


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