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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 in, he mulled over this terrible thought and decided he wanted to help. After doing a little extra work around the house he earned ten dollars to donate to this worthy cause, and off he went to take this money to Boden.Only seven dollars and fifty cents actually made it to Boden, however, as little...

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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...

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Fighting Against Her Cancer Roots

Linda Snow had done more than most women to decrease her risk of getting cancer. She got genetic testing. She ate healthy and stayed active. She underwent not one, but two double mastectomies and a hysterectomy.And yet, there it was.“I was dri...