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Ribbon Cutting Held For Radiation Therapy Unit

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[Updated with video] The Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre held a ribbon cutting today [May 17] to celebrate the opening of Bermuda’s first radiation therapy unit. BCHC said, “In 2014, Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre undertook a review of the gaps in cancer care in Bermuda. The most significant gap, which has been widely experienced by many residents, was the ...

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Collisions: $2.65M In Insurance Claims In 2016

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“In addition to the tragic loss of loved ones through sudden death and injury from road traffic crashes [RTCs], Bermuda spent $2.65M in health insurance claims in 2016,” the Bermuda Health Council said today. “According to the Bermuda Police Service there were 1,400 road traffic crashes recorded in this period. These costs do not include the full impact to the ...

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BHB Survey To Help Shape Clinical Services

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The Bermuda Hospitals Board is inviting the community to share their perspectives on what is important about BHB services with a survey, which can be accessed here. “The anonymous online survey is being shared as part of BHB’s Clinical Services Planning project. The goal of the project is to listen to feedback, review healthcare data, and speak to various BHB ...

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Minister: Health Miscellaneous Amendment Act

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The Health [Miscellaneous] Amendment Act 2017 brings a number of amendments related to health insurance, standard health coverage and fees, Minister of Health and Seniors Jeanne Atherden said in the House of Assembly on Friday [May 12] The Minister said, “It is with pleasure that I bring to this Honourable House today, the Health [Miscellaneous] Amendment Act 2017. And it ...

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24-Hour ‘Relay For Life’ Fundraiser Underway

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[Written by Marisa Whitecross] The Bermuda Relay for Life event is now underway, with the 24 hour walk seeing people give their support for cancer fighters and survivors, while helping to raise funds. Relay for Life is bringing together the community of Bermuda at the National Sports Centre from 6pm Friday until 6pm Saturday, with team members walking around the ...

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Food and Fluid Guidelines Before, During, and After Exercise

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Athletes who are properly fueled and hydrated before, during, and after exercise can improve training, increase performance, and decrease fatigue. Many commercial products are marketed to athletes and are designed to be consumed at specific periods: before, during, and after exercise. Are these products really necessary? This article reviews the research on nutrition support for the athlete surrounding exercise and ...

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Argus Offering ‘Diabetes Reversal Programme’

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AArgus is offering its members a programme they said is “already showing encouraging signs of Type 2 diabetes control and even reversal of the effects of the disease after just six weeks.” The company said, “The Diabetes Reversal Programme, endorsed by the Bermuda Diabetes Association, was launched in March 2017 with the aim of reducing the prevalence of Type 2 ...

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‘Summer Shake Down’ Health Fair On May 21

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Three young entrepreneurs have partnered with CrossFit BDA to present the Summer Shakedown health fair to help start your summer off on a healthy note. Yoga Instructor Megan Mahoney and Health Coaches Clare Panchaud and Katie Titterton are hosting the Summer Shakedown health fair at CrossFit BDA on Sunday, May 21, from 11am to 1pm. Nutrition advice, health coaching, cooking ...

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Ministry: Frozen Aunt Jemima Products Recalled

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The Ministry of Health and Seniors is advising the public “not to eat Aunt Jemima brand frozen pancakes, waffles or French toast due to a potential risk of Listeria contamination.” “The recall does not affect the pancake syrup or dry mixes,” the Ministry said. “No customers have reported illness. “Products are currently being removed from shelves, but consumers are advised ...

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Foundation Donates $500K For Radiation Centre

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The Bank of Bermuda Foundation pledged their support for Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre’s radiation therapy initiative with a $500,000 grant. “The radiation therapy unit is due to open in the next few weeks and will provide treatment for cancer patients and pain relief for palliative care patients. Treatment services will be provided to all residents of Bermuda, regardless of ...

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