Conversation About Improving Health Services

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The Bermuda Hospitals Board is inviting the community to join a conversation about improving services at the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute at an ‘Open Space’ event on Thursday 2 February 2017, from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at Pier Six, on Front Street, Hamilton. Refreshments will be provided. BHB CEO, Venetta Symonds said, “A lot is said about ...

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The Truth About Fish Oil Supplements

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Omega-3 fatty acids are healthy fats that are essential for good health, and since our body doesn’t make them, we have to get them from other sources. Everyone from medical doctors and dietitians, to naturopaths, alternative-medicine doctors, and even the supplement industry, agrees on this fact. And all of them (except maybe the supplement industry) agree that the best way ...

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People Urged To Sign Up For 100 Day Challenge

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People are being urged to sign up for a chance to take part in the popular 100 Day Challenge – and take a step towards living a healthier lifestyle. The deadline to sign up is 5pm on Friday, February 3, and 60 people will be selected before the number is reduced to 27 participants by a panel of judges. The ...

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The Fish Pregnant Women Should Eat More Often, According To The FDA

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When most people are craving some animal-based protein, they’re likely to reach for chicken, beef, and pork way more often than fish. But the Food and Drug Administration is hoping to change that, or at least up people’s fish intake—especially if they’re pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. The government organization has released new advice to help people ...

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Bermuda To Host New Insurance Conference

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Bermuda is set to host a new insurance market conference this spring, catering to sophisticated buyers for major hospital systems, long-term care facilities, physicians groups and health benefits and services providers from North American healthcare markets. Sponsored by the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), the Bermuda Healthcare Forum, scheduled for March 15­–16, has already sold out capacity after registering 160 ...

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Drink Red Wine While Protecting Your Teeth With 'Wino Sippers'

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Ah, red wine. It’s delicious, fancy, linked to heart health, and gets you just the right amount of buzzed. Its one flaw? Drinking a glass of the stuff will make your teeth look slightly vampire-y. And if you’re pairing red wine teeth with a red lipstick, well, you might just scare off a few mortals. Luckily, this innovative (albeit silly) ...

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Lamb Foggo To Be Closed For One Month

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The Bermuda Hospitals Board advised that they are replacing the vinyl flooring at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre [UCC], and the UCC will be temporarily closed after Thursday, January 19th, and it is “expected to re-open for business as usual in mid-February.” Marshall Minors, Vice President, Facilities Management & Estates, comments: “We alerted the public last year that we would temporarily ...

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Victoria Beckham Used To Be ‘Addicted To Green Juice’ And Fad Diets

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Victoria Beckham—singer, fashion designer, mom, and mogul—wrote an honest letter to her 18-year-old self for British Vogue, and it’s chock full of interesting Posh Spice tidbits. A few worth noting: Becks was insecure about her acne and weight while growing up, she definitely had a “love at first sight” moment with her hubby David Beckham, and she has no regrets ...

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13 Whole30 Snacks That Are Easy And Healthy

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By now, you’ve probably heard of the Whole30, a 30-day elimination diet that emphasizes veggies, fruit, meat, fish, and healthy fat while banning grains, soy, dairy, legumes, added sugar, and processed food. It’s popular year-round, but right now your social media feeds are probably flooded with rants, raves, and a bajillion sweet potatoes tagged #JanuaryWhole30. While it may seem extreme, ...

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