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Lindo’s Donates $100K For Radiation Centre


The Lindo’s Group of Companies donated $100,000 in support of the Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s Radiation Therapy Initiative, which is due to open mid 2017 and will provide treatment for cancer patients and symptom relief for palliative care patients. Judy White, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre, said: “The Lindo’s Group of Companies has ...

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Aldi Has Issued a Frozen Peas Recall in 7 States


If you grocery shop at Aldi supermarkets, check your recent purchases. The grocery store has recently issued a frozen peas recall in seven U.S. states. According to a statement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration released today, Lakeside Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling almost 2,000 packages of Season’s Best Frozen Sweet Peas due to possible exposure to the listeria ...

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BHB Appoints Shields As Chief Financial Officer


The Bermuda Hospitals Board has appointed Mr Bill Shields as Chief Financial Officer following an “extensive local and international recruitment process.” “The CFO at BHB is a legislated position in the Bermuda Hospitals Board Act 1970 and, as such, this appointment is approved by the Minister responsible for Health,” BHB said. “The CFO is responsible for financial strategy and reporting, and ...

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Intake of Added Sugars During the Early Toddler Period


Welsh, Jean A. PhD, MPH; Figueroa, Janet MPH Sugars are a major contributor of energy in the US diet.1 These include added sugars (ASs), caloric sweeteners that are added to foods during processing or preparation, and naturally occurring sugars (NOSs), those that are an integral part of many commonly consumed foods (eg, dairy products, fruits, and vegetables). Added sugars are ...

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Zac Efron's ‘Baywatch’ Diet Helped Him Stop Craving Junk Food


One view of the new Baywatch trailer will probably have you saying, “Holy buff Zac Efron!” The actor plays an Olympic swimmer-turned-lifeguard in the film, and he looks more toned and muscular than ever. We found out his body transformation didn’t come without hard work. Last year, Efron told Men’s Fitness magazine that he trained for 10 weeks for the ...

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Public Health Preparedness In Advance Of AC


The Ministry of Health and Seniors announced that two advisors from the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization [PAHO/WHO] based in Washington, DC are on the island from 3 – 7 April, to support public health preparedness in advance of the America’s Cup event. The two experts, Dr Roberta Andraghetti and Dr Marion Bullock DuCasse, are experienced public ...

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Starbucks Rolls Out Toasted Coconut Cold Brew


If you regretfully don’t live on a tropical beach where drinking out of coconuts is a normal Tuesday afternoon activity, Starbucks is here to hook you up with a coconut-y alternative. Starting Tuesday, April 4, the coffee chain will offer Toasted Coconut Cold Brew, which will be available in stores for a limited time. “Joining Starbucks’ cold brew lineup, Toasted ...

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Events Set To Celebrate ‘Public Health Week’


April 3-7 is Public Health Week and there will be a number of special events including pop up stands at Shelley Bay and Somerset Marketplace offering free fruit to those who complete a short survey, as well as a ‘Move-a-Thon’ at City Hall. Speaking at a press conference today, Minister of Health and Seniors Jeanne Atherden said, “Public health is ...

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15 Delicious Ways to Eat Clean and Healthy This Spring


It may sound counterintuitive, but as someone who writes about food and develops recipes for a living, I often have a really hard time deciding what to cook and eat. I spend so much time thinking about and handling food that when it actually gets to be mealtime…I’m sick of everything. Something that helps to counter my chronic food fatigue ...

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P.A.L.S. Charity Walk Raises Over $35,000


The 29th Annual P.A.L.S. Walk with Me for Cancer Care held on February 19 raised more than $35,000. A total of 600 people registered for the event, which is the organisation’s major annual fundraiser, with proceeds going toward vital medical care, equipment and supplies for cancer patients in Bermuda. Karen Dyer, P.A.L.S. Executive Director, said, “We would like to thank ...

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