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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: The Latest on Coconut Oil

Moringa. Tiger nuts. Blue green algae. Do you scan the health news for the latest superfood? If you’re like me, some products make a brief kitchen appearance, but only a few linger. A quick forage in the back of my fridge reveals half-consumed bags of chia seed, quinoa, and goji berries. Most of these superfoods enjoy their 15 minutes of fame and then – yep – to the back. However, one product that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere is coconut oil, at least judging by how many brands you can find on grocery store shelves. But is i...

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Healthy Doesn’t Have to Be Hard! Creating Optimal Health, Enhanced Energy Levels and Sustained Weight Loss One Easy Step at a Time

I was riding to a pre-summer party the other day, with one of my friends on the back of my scooter, and she asked me, randomly, about multivitamins. She said “I need to do something different, I know I do. It’s just that I’m not really rea...

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Felix’s Story

A self-proclaimed “sports-fanatic,” Felix always enjoyed staying active. He also enjoys watching sports on television, cooking and gardening. A devoted family man, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Gloria, their children and grandchildr...

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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: Barbershop Blood Pressures

How often do you get your hair cut? If you’re like me, it depends on how many obstacles exist between you and the haircut. Scheduling time from work, getting in the car, driving to town, finding parking, and quickly returning to my office, are...

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Shelby Hurley: Patient Story

It means everything to me that I get to be there for all their milestones. I don’t want to miss a thing. — Shelby Hurley   I remember lying on the operating table before surgery, worrying about what was going to happen next. My...

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From Bermuda Program Participant to Medical Doctor

Since the inception of the Bermuda Program in 1976, more than 150 young Bermudians have taken part in the annual summer internship at BIOS, and many apply their experiences toward university studies in science, as well as science-based careers. ...