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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 grandchildren. Felix began feeling a bit run down and noticed changes in his ability to keep up with his family. “I had limited energy,” recalls Felix. “It was very frustrating.” He was diagnosed with a condition called scleroderma—an autoimmune and chronic disease that affects the body by hard...

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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. ...

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Goodwill Jumping

Given Bermuda’s high rate of heart disease and its myriad complications, it’s of national interest that health-related organisations of all stripes do whatever they can to encourage increased levels of physical activity across the population...

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You are Cordially Invited to Prostate Cancer: What You Need to Know

Philadelphia International Medicine will host Prostate Cancer: What You Need to Know featuring Dr. Leonard Gomella, M.D., F.A.C.S. on Thursday, August 31st from 6:30 - 8:30pm.    Dr. Leonard Gomella is the Bernard W. Godwin, Jr. Profes...