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This Is When You Should Throw Out Your Kitchen Sponge


Here’s an experience we’ve all had: After washing dishes, you walk away and quickly notice your hands wreak of mildew-y kitchen sponge. Maybe you’ve had that little yellow or blue square sitting on your sink for a week or two. Or has it been more like a month or two? Hey, keeping track isn’t easy, but no matter how long ...

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Patrice Dill Leaving BHB After 40 Years Service


The Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Feb 1] announced that Ms Patrice Dill is leaving BHB after 40 years’ service. Ms Dill is leaving as the position she previously held of Chief Operating Officer [Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute – MWI] has now been phased out. This is the final part of the senior management team restructure that was announced two years ago. At ...

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Column: “Thank You For Saving My Life’


[Written by Larry Burchall] On, Monday 23rd January 2017, around 2:30pm, Rick Meens was on Court Street riding past the bank branch. He saw a small crowd gathering around a man who was on the ground. He noted that someone was applying a cloth to the man’s bloodied head. Rick stopped and went to the man. He knelt and immediately ...

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11 Insanely Easy High-Protein Recipes For Beginner Cooks


Here at SELF, we write about “easy” high-protein meals all the time. And while some of them are undeniably simple, a number of them aren’t exactly beginner-friendly. Which is fine if you already have some kitchen skills, but not so great if it’s your first, second, or even third time dabbling in the art of cooking. But just because you’re ...

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Well Bermuda Partnership Holds Annual Meeting


On Wednesday, January 25, a wide range of organizations working to improve health and wellness in the community met at the Well Bermuda Partnership annual meeting. This year the focus was on preventable diseases, like diabetes and obesity, and their impact on the health of Bermuda’s population. Well Bermuda brings the Department of Health together with a wide range of ...

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Pets are a child’s best friend, not their siblings


Children get more satisfaction from relationships with their pets than with their brothers or sisters, according to new research from the University of Cambridge. Children also appear to get on even better with their animal companions than with siblings. The research adds to increasing evidence that household pets may have a major influence on child development, and could have a ...

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What Are Antioxidants And What Do They Do For Your Body?


“Antioxidants” is one of those buzzwords that gets thrown around a lot, even though most people don’t fully understand what it means. We know that foods full of antioxidants are really good for us, and we should buy skincare with antioxidants to keep our skin healthy and ward off signs of aging. We need antioxidants, we should always say “yes” ...

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General Consent Form Takes Full Effect: Jan 30


The Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] said they wish to remind the public that “all patients have to expressly consent to their care before medical treatment or services can be afforded.” “The General Consent form was introduced in August but started with a few departments. On Monday, January 30, this requirement will be applicable in all departments located at King Edward VII Memorial ...

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Is Pork Healthy? R.D.s Explain Why They Love The Other White Meat


Skimming through the meat section at your local supermarket, you might find yourself occasionally wondering, is pork healthy?—especially when your eyes glide from your usual chicken breast to a decidedly more seductive cut of pork. Not knowing the answer to that question is not uncommon, because over the years pork has built up something of a bad reputation. A lot ...

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