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How to Treat a Portuguese Man-of-War Sting

A local expert in treating jellyfish stings, and in particular those of the Portuguese Man-of-War variety, provided training to some first responders this month. Bermuda Hospitals Board’s (BHB) Dr David Wakely trained more than 20 Marine Police officers and Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers in the best way to treat burns and stings caused by Portuguese-Man-of-War. A BHB Emergency Medicine and Hyperbaric and Diving Medicine physician, Dr Wakely sees many cases of jellyfish stings, particularly in the spring and summer. According…


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In my Opinion: Elizabeth Jones on Vaccinations

There were two things about my mother I couldn't understand when I was small. The first was she hated the beautiful Christmas carol, "Silent Night". Whenever the radio played it, she would turn it off. The second was she'd never…


Profiles in Health 2020

Profiles in Health

16 of Bermuda's best health professions, organizations and businesses. See all of our 2020 Profiles in Health, here!


Profiles in Health 2020

Meet Dr. Chris Fosker: Medical Director and Radiation Oncologist at Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre

What is your role at Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre? My title at Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre is the director of the radiation unit. Like many people in healthcare in Bermuda, I wear many different hats that includes individual…


Profiles in Health 2020

The Plant is Medicine: 7 Things you need to know about CBD and your Health

To fully understand the cannabis plant as it relates to health, one must peel back the layers of misinformation and miseducation that were necessary to support its prohibition. Medical studies are just now catching up to the centuries-old, indigenous, knowledge…

Profiles in Health 2020

TheraTails: Transforming Therapy through Animals

What if your journey to psychological healing involved playing with puppies, or training pitbulls, or socialising cats, or stroking rabbits, or finding ways to communicate with a horse? Welcome to TheraTails, a groundbreaking animal-assisted psychotherapy programme for clients of all…