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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. Professor of Prostate Cancer and Chairman of the Department of Urology at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College. He serves as Senior Director for Clinical Affairs for the Sidney Kimmel Cancer at Jefferson, Clinical Director of the SKCC Network and Urology Chair for NRG (RTOG). Dr. Gomella is involved in trans...

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Breathing Easy for 20 Years

Over two decades ago a little boy named Christopher overheard nurse Liz Boden talking to his mother about the growing asthma problem in Bermuda. When he heard Boden say there were asthma-suffering children in Bermuda without proper beds to sleep...

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How to Treat a Jellyfish 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 Polic...

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Need Complex Medical Care? Put Philadelphia First

Bermudians are discovering the advantages of getting their medical care in Philadelphia, a world-class U.S. city that is just a short flight away.Philadelphia, the birthplace of American freedom, is known as a city of firsts, including the first...

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Heart Healthy Salads You Will Love

  Triple Berry SaladIngredients6 cups coarsely chopped romaine lettuce3 cups quartered fresh strawberries1/2 cup fresh raspberries1/2 cup fresh blueberrries1/4 cup cream of coconut2 tablespoons lemon juice1 tablespoon water1 tablespoon Dijo...

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Quiz: Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

A Brief Explanation of Diabetes:Diabetes mellitus (MEL-ih-tus), or simply, diabetes, is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose (sugar) levels that result from defects in the body's ability to produce and/or use insulin.Type 2 di...