Mental Health Foundation Complete Facility


The Bermuda Mental Health Foundation announced the completion of the renovation and refurbishment of a two-apartment property for use as a communal residential facility for persons recovering from episodes of chronic mental illness. “One of the Bermuda Mental Health Foundation’s primary objectives is to acquire and manage communal housing for the target population which we serve,” said BMHF spokesperson Jodi ...

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Platypus venom could hold key to diabetes treatment


Australian researchers have discovered remarkable evolutionary changes to insulin regulation in two of the nation’s most iconic native animal species — the platypus and the echidna — which could pave the way for new treatments for type 2 diabetes in humans. The findings, now published in the Nature journal Scientific Reports, reveal that the same hormone produced in the gut ...

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Training Like a Fitness Pro


Sports specific training is essential in any sport regimen. I have been an athlete all my life but I have had to change my training as I competed in different sports. Although I was competitive in dance, elite level and collegiate gymnastics, and Olympic weightlifting, I am most known for competing as an IFBB Fitness Pro. My body ...

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Eating Too Much Fruit Is Actually Possible


People say fruit is nature’s candy for a reason. There’s nothing like biting into a ripe, juicy peach, achieving just the right level of banana flavor in your smoothie, or going to town on a perfect handful of blueberries. Unfortunately, as healthy as fruit is, you can overdo it on the sweet stuff, experts say. We get it: Nothing is ...

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Health Workforce Planning Seminar In Progress


Today [Nov 21], representatives from multiple Department of Health disciplines and representatives from the private sector, statutory bodies and quangos participated in the first day of a two-day Health Workforce Planning seminar. The event features two representatives of the Pan American Health Organization are special guest speakers. “The Ministry of Health and Seniors is undertaking health workforce planning as part ...

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High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)


If you are into getting in shape, then you have probably heard the term High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a type of intense fitness training approach in which low to moderate intensity intervals are alternated with high intensity intervals. While High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has become a popular way to ...

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4 Kitchen Tips For Eating Healthy


The kitchen is the heart of any home. It’s where people gather, the place where nourishment, the anticipation of delicious meals, and the sharing of the day’s news come together. It’s good smells, family traditions, and the bustle of everyday activity. There’s a reason why guests tend to end up in the kitchen at parties. People used to gather around ...

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Connection Between Tourism & Public Health


In advance of the America’s Cup, series of meetings and training sessions are “shining a spotlight on the connection between tourism and public health,” the Health Ministry said. “The Ministry of Health and Seniors is partnering with the Caribbean Public Health Agency [CARPHA] to improve health and safety for tourists and for the local population alike through participation in the ...

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Core Strengthening for Tighter Abs


Core Strengthening for Tighter Abs Written by Administrator    Jeff Behar, Bodybuilder Many of us would like to firm up our tummies, a goal that seems more frustrating and elusive the older we get. Working on strengthening a variety of trunk muscles, collectively known as “the core,” can help with that—and much more, reports the October 2008 issue of Harvard ...

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