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BF&M To Host Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

BF&M To Host Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

BF&M Limited is getting set to host its annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Wednesday, October 18 at 6.00pm at Barr’s Bay Park. The event poster says, “Registration fee is $30, which includes a free walk pack [while supplies last]. Participants who register online can claim their walk packs at the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre. “Register... Read more of this article

Minister Wilson On Health Workforce Planning

Minister Wilson On Health Workforce Planning

In the House of Assembly today [Oct 6], Minister of Health Kim Wilson highlighted “what the Ministry of Health does to safeguard Bermuda’s health, and how we are supported by international bodies, like the Pan American Health Organization [PAHO].” Minister Wilson said, “Health Workforce Planning is an extremely important endeavour.... Read more of this article

Volleyball Tournament Raises $2K For BCHC

Volleyball Tournament Raises $2K For BCHC

The Bermuda Volleyball Association [BVA] along with Bermuda General Agency [BGA] held the annual Coppertone Beach Volleyball Tournament, raising $2,000 for The Bermuda Cancer & Health Centre in support of the SunSmart Programme. The fundraiser took place in August of this year at Horseshoe Bay Beach, and featured the final beach volleyball tournament... Read more of this article

WindReach Now Offering ‘Goat Yoga’ Sessions

WindReach Now Offering ‘Goat Yoga’ Sessions

Windreach is now offering ‘Goat Yoga,’ saying the concept is to include goats at yoga sessions to “surround participants with the love and enjoyment” as “these social and fun loving animals unknowingly supported participants to naturally relax, let go and enjoy their surroundings, their movement, as well as the meditation.” A... Read more of this article

Week Of Student Wellness Workshops Launching

Week Of Student Wellness Workshops Launching

Dr. Peets Talbot and the team at Ocean Rock Wellness are launching a week of Student Wellness Workshops in partnership with Healthy Schools Bermuda and Youth Wellness Network in Canada. This is their second annual school outreach project in honor of Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Ocean Rock Wellness runs child-centered, multidisciplinary obesity... Read more of this article

Photos: Gorham’s Think Pink Ladies Night Out

Photos: Gorham’s Think Pink Ladies Night Out

Gorham’s hosted their “Think Pink” ladies night out today [Oct 3], a ladies night out aiming to support breast cancer awareness and related local services. While aimed at women, men were welcome to the event also, which saw a 20 percent discount offered on purchases, along with free food, drink samples, giveaways, and more. Some shoppers took... Read more of this article

BMHF To Host Virtual Seminar For Workforce

BMHF To Host Virtual Seminar For Workforce

The Bermuda Mental Health Foundation in conjuction with Benedict Associates will host a virtual lunch and learn session entitled Workplace Mental Health Awareness Online on October 10th 2017 during Mental Health Week. The one-hour course will focus on Mental Health in the Workplace as well as an overview of the Human Rights ACT as it pertains to the... Read more of this article

Video: Breast Cancer Awareness Month Launch

Video: Breast Cancer Awareness Month Launch

Minister of Health Kim Wilson proclaimed October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, with the Minister urging everyone to protect their health by having a mammogram as recommended by their physician. Joined by Kristin Burt, this year’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month patron, Tara Curtis of BCHC, and John Wight... Read more of this article

BDA Launching “Dress Diabolical For Diabetes”

BDA Launching “Dress Diabolical For Diabetes”

The Bermuda Diabetes Association [BDA] is asking Bermuda to get involved in their new event “Dress Diabolical for Diabetes,” an event that encourages companies to help raise awareness and sponsorship of the disease. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Diabetes Association is hugely excited to announce their newest unique event “Dress Diabolical... Read more of this article

Photos: Celebrating Wellness At Victoria Park

Photos: Celebrating Wellness At Victoria Park

The seventh annual Celebrating Wellness event was held on Wednesday, September 27 by the Department of Health at Victoria Park. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda is facing a public health crisis. A 2014 study found that 3 in 4 adults are overweight or obese and 97% of the population has at least one risk factor for non-communicable diseases. “That... Read more of this article

Silence The Shame, Savvy Sessions Postponed

Silence The Shame, Savvy Sessions Postponed

The Silence the Shame event scheduled for today [Sept 29] and the Savvy Sessions event scheduled for tomorrow [Sept 30] have been postponed due to inclement weather and the holding of flights. A spokesperson said, “Due to the inclement weather and the holding of flights, it saddens us to announce that Silence the Shame scheduled for Friday, September... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: ‘Celebrating Wellness’ Event

Photos & Video: ‘Celebrating Wellness’ Event

Aiming to promote a healthy lifestyle in the community, the Department of Health hosted their ‘Celebrating Wellness’ event yesterday afternoon [Sept 27] at Victoria Park, featuring various performances from groups including Youth Soca-Cise, In Motion School of Dance, Troika, Strong by Zumba, Youth Sports Ambassadors, Gombeys, and also featuring... Read more of this article

Bermuda Institute Health Fair On October 1

Bermuda Institute Health Fair On October 1

The Bermuda Institute will be hosting a Health Fair on Sunday, October 1 from 10.00am to 1.00pm at Bermuda Institute Auditorium. The event will include blood pressure screenings, dental exams, physiotherapy consultations, glucose screenings, hearing screenings, healthy living seminars, and more. Related StoriesWeather: Bermuda Institute... Read more of this article