Health & Wellness

Healthy Bermuda

The Health Council Releases HealthIQ, an Online COVID-19 Tool

The Health Council announced the release of HealthIQ, a simple online tool that will help us as a community in our efforts to progress from phase one through phase four of COVID- 19 restrictions. Each member of the public is encouraged to go to HealthIQ.bm and enter information about how they are feeling. In addition to tracking our community’s health status and symptoms that may be associated with COVID-19, the tool will help our public health teams to identify risks…


Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre

What Everyone Needs to Know About Unprotected Sex and Immunization

Research indicates that only 5-10 percent of cancers are hereditary. This means that there is much we can do to reduce our chances of a cancer diagnosis. Being careful in the sun, maintaining a healthy diet, exercising regularly, reducing alcohol…


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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: Prayers and Promises in the Age of COVID-19

As of today, 115 Bermudians have tested positive for COVID-19. Some remain at home or are isolated in government facilities; 16 are in the hospital. In the absence of a definitive treatment, doctors do what they can. Meanwhile, families of…


Wellness

Coping Strategies for Families During COVID-19

Living at home with your spouse or partner 24/7 can be challenging, especially if there are unresolved issues that have been brewing in your relationship. Communication is key, as are having the tools or skills to navigate these discussions successfully.…


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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…

Healthy Bermuda

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…