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Department Of Health Commends Restaurants

Department Of Health Commends Restaurants

The Department of Health said they “would like to commend sixty seven restaurants that have installed grease traps ahead of the March 31st 2015 deadline that will be imposed by the Department of Health in collaboration with the Corporation of Hamilton. “The intent of this release is to thank those establishments which have made the effort... Read more of this article

Northshore Medical Earns COLA Accreditation

Northshore Medical Earns COLA Accreditation

Northshore Medical Laboratory, a division of the Northshore Medical and Aesthetics Center, which is under the leadership of Dr. Kyjuan H. Brown, has met all criteria for Laboratory Accreditation by COLA, a national healthcare accreditation organization. The company said, “Accreditation is given only to laboratories that apply rigid standards of... Read more of this article

Health Insurance, Medical Test Access & Fees

Health Insurance, Medical Test Access & Fees

The Bermuda Health Council and Bernews have teamed-up to answer your questions about the island’s health care system. Visit bhec.bm to submit your queries and look for our response on Bernews every month.Question 1: I just started a new job and my employer told me that I would have to complete my probation period before I can get health insurance.... Read more of this article

Aurora Products Recalls Some Walnut Products

Aurora Products Recalls Some Walnut Products

Aurora Products is conducting a voluntary recall of certain lots of Natural Walnuts and Trail Mixes containing walnuts because they have the potential to contain Salmonella. A spokesperson from the Health Ministry said, “Bermuda residents are asked to visit the US Food and Drug Administration [FDA] webpage in order to see the list of the products... Read more of this article

CARPHA Reps To Visit Bermuda This Week

CARPHA Reps To Visit Bermuda This Week

Representatives from the Caribbean Public Health Agency [CARPHA] will be in Bermuda from March 24 – March 27 to conduct data analysis training for the STEPS to a Well Bermuda survey. “The Ministry of Health, Seniors and Environment initiated the survey in November 2013 seeking to gather critical information on the population’s health status.... Read more of this article

Kowalski: Top 10 Reasons You’re Not Losing Fat

Kowalski: Top 10 Reasons You’re Not Losing Fat

[Written by personal trainer and health coach Tania Kowalski] With bathing suit season quickly approaching, I get asked a lot about losing fat. If you are on a mission to *GET LEAN* and you’re not seeing progress it’s easy to blame circumstances, genetics or lack of motivation. Playing the blame game won’t get results but taking action... Read more of this article

Dr Warner To Speak At “Docs For Dinner” Event

Dr Warner To Speak At “Docs For Dinner” Event

Bermuda HealthCare Services and Brown-Darrell Clinic will be hosting their quarterly “Docs for Dinner” event on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Café Lido. Dr. Wilbert Warner, Internal Medicine and Founder of War-Med and from Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Massachusetts, Michael Talmadge, Msc, Radiation Safety Officer Chief, will be the speakers.... Read more of this article

Argus Group Supports School Lunch Challenge

Argus Group Supports School Lunch Challenge

The Argus Group today [Mar 11] announces its support of the School Lunch Challenge, a programme available to every primary and middle school in Bermuda with the goal of encouraging healthy eating habits. The School Lunch Challenge is being launched by Healthy Schools, an initiative developed by the Department of Health and the Ministry of Education... Read more of this article

Age Concern: “Much Larger Systemic Issue”

Age Concern: “Much Larger Systemic Issue”

The recent discussion regarding seniors occupying acute care beds within the hospital is an important topic that is a symptom of a much larger systemic issue,” Age Concern said. This statement follows after Minister of Health, Seniors & Environment Jeanne Atherden said that the “hospital is being used as a residence for seniors” as there... Read more of this article

Arianna Huffington To Speak In Bermuda

Arianna Huffington To Speak In Bermuda

Arianna Huffington, the founder of The Huffington Post, is set to visit Bermuda next month to give a presentation on the need to take personal wellness seriously. Ms Huffington is being brought to the Island by Colonial Medical Insurance to speak at two events in April. Naz Farrow, Colonial Group International’s Chief Operating Officer for Health,... Read more of this article


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