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Column: ‘My Top Five Tips For Lustrous Locks’

Column: ‘My Top Five Tips For Lustrous Locks’

[Written by personal trainer and health coach Tania Kowalski] As I’ve gotten older I have to say that the number of strands of hair that end up in my brush are more than I ever remember in the past. I like to blame it on the fact that my hair is really long now so one hair really looks like 5.There are so many things that contribute to hair... Read more of this article

Column: Healthy Living Cuts Heart Disease Risk

Column: Healthy Living Cuts Heart Disease Risk

[Written by Dr Sekar Kathiresan] We often hear people say “it’s in my genes” when referring to any number of diseases. But as a doctor and researcher, it’s now clear to me that when it comes to heart disease, DNA is not necessarily your destiny. My team at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Center for Human Genetic Research recently analyzed... Read more of this article

Junior Food Critic Review: Casablanca

Junior Food Critic Review: Casablanca

Looking for somewhere to take the kids for a bite of lunch? Our Junior Restaurant Critic, Eliza Olander, a student at The Centre for Creative Learning in Hamilton, lives in St David’s and continues her ‘Lunch With Uncle’ series.[Written by 13-year-old Eliza Olander, with a little help from Uncle Tony] Venue: Casablanca Location: Washington Lane,... Read more of this article

Column: Getting Over Slumps In Productivity

Column: Getting Over Slumps In Productivity

[Written by personal trainer and health coach Tania Kowalski] Even the most motivated people experience slumps in productivity. It’s easy to focus on where we were before and to get stuck in whoas me mode. When clicking the remote to find some mindless reality tv and rolling over in bed feels like it’s zapping the one ounce of energy that... Read more of this article

Column: Solutions For Making Home Accessible

Column: Solutions For Making Home Accessible

[Written by Tinee Furbert] I bet you never thought climbing those flights of stairs in your home or being able to get in and out of your tub would be a daunting task. Most persons over the age of 65 want to stay in their own homes after injury or illness; most persons over the age of 65 own their own home. Over the years technology has changed to allow... Read more of this article

Column: 12 Habits Of Healthy & Happy People

Column: 12 Habits Of Healthy & Happy People

[Written by personal trainer and health coach Tania Kowalski] There’s nothing like feeling really truly happy. We live and breath on this incredible planet in this insanely miraculous journey called life so why is it difficult to be happy? Although I tout that happiness is a choice, a perception, a mindset, is it really that simple? I don’t... Read more of this article

Tania Kowalski: Banishing Lower Back Pain

Tania Kowalski: Banishing Lower Back Pain

[Written by personal trainer and health coach Tania Kowalski] Did you know that chronic lower back pain is one of the top causes of disability in North America? Let’s get to the bottom of what is causing it and how we can overcome it. We lift without squatting, we, as a culture are carrying more weight than ever before, we sit more than ever before,... Read more of this article

Column: Reducing Health Care Costs In Bermuda

Column: Reducing Health Care Costs In Bermuda

[Written by Dr Kuni Frith] I was recently made aware of an article on how the Swiss government officially recognized five complementary alternative modalities as legitimate medicine to work in conjunction with allopathic or traditional Western medicine within their healthcare system. The Swiss have taken a very bold and unbiased approach toward including... Read more of this article

Junior Food Critic Review: Common Ground

Junior Food Critic Review: Common Ground

Looking for somewhere to take the kids for a bite of lunch? Who’s going to give you a more honest, bite-sized review than a 12-year-old? Our Junior Restaurant Critic, Eliza Olander, a student at The Centre for Creative Learning in Hamilton, lives in St David’s and continues with her ‘Lunch With Uncle’ series.[Written by 12-year-old Eliza... Read more of this article

Health Column: “The Placebo Effect Is Powerful”

Health Column: “The Placebo Effect Is Powerful”

[Written by pharmacist John Bentley] A few years ago I was given a case of alcohol-free beer for my birthday, presumably by accident as any honest beer drinker will tell that you don’t actually drink beer for its taste, but for its alcoholic effects. Without wishing to sound ungrateful, it was fair to say this gift would normally be about as useful... Read more of this article

Junior Food Critic Review: Soup-a-Bowl

Junior Food Critic Review: Soup-a-Bowl

[Written by 12-year-old Eliza Olander…with a little help from Uncle Tony] Background: A special guest at the Eliza Doolittle Society’s Soup-a-Bowl fundraiser at the Hamilton Princess was aptly named Eliza Olander, the Junior Restaurant Critic for Bernews. Eliza, 12, is a student at The Centre for Creative Learning in Hamilton and lives in St... Read more of this article

Lifestyle Column: “The 13 Mile End Goal”

Lifestyle Column: “The 13 Mile End Goal”

[Opinion column written by Jacqueline Perreault] The half marathon – providing more of a challenge than the 10k, however more palatable than a full marathon. This distance is sure to get your heart pumping and leave you feeling fit and accomplished. Try going that extra distance and take on hilly Bermuda this May 24th. Here are a few tips to... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Health Coaching For A Healthier You’

Column: ‘Health Coaching For A Healthier You’

[Lifestyle column written by Alex Dill] It all started with a personal health scare. Between the age of 18 and 25, I thought I could eat and drink what I wanted whenever I wanted. Well, that didn’t last for long! Eventually I was plagued with a bad case of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease [GERD] which led from one symptom to another. Late nights, I... Read more of this article