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Bermuda Hospitals Board and Partners Make Covid-19 Self-Assessment Tool Available to All

Bermuda Hospitals Board and Partners Make Covid-19 Self- Assessment Tool Available to All Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) Emergency Department in partnership with the Ministry of Health, the Chief Medical Officer and the island’s primary care providers, has created an easy-to-follow one-page self-assessment guide for members of the community who are concerned they may be infected with Covid-19. The checklist/guide assigns a score from 1-3 to each Covid-19 symptom. Mild symptoms have low scores while severe symptoms carry a score of…


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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: Five Things You Should Know About COVID-19 and Your HEART

We are in challenging times, Bermuda! Never before have doctors and policy-makers had to make so many decisions with so little information. As one researcher in New York put it, we are operating in a “data-free zone.” That’s not a…


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Just Keep Moving: A Guide to Exercise During COVID-19

If you’re following the Government’s guidelines to stay indoors during this unsettling time of COVID-19, you might be feeling a little stir crazy (we know we are!). As one adjusts to this new stay-at-home lifestyle, it's important to not forget…


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Natural Immunity Boosters by FUELLED

We have all been hearing about hand sanitizers, wipes, masks, working from home, restricting travel, not touching our faces and washing hands frequently with soap and water, so I’m here to provide something totally different – I’m opening up the…


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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: The Latest On Cardiac Connections: “Let it go!”

When cardiologists get together and talk about their profession, the conversation inevitably turns to how lucky we are. We get to think about physics, hemodynamics, and vascular biology, and we’re shielded from messier tasks like rectal exams or sputum inspection…

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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: The Latest on Fish Oils and Triglycerides

Did Granny pinch your nose and force you to swallow cod liver oil every morning? Chances are she thought it would protect you from rickets, a disease that makes children bow-legged. She was right – cod liver oil is rich…