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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 breast was trying to kill me but it had still been difficult to make the decision to undergo a mastectomy. Dr. Boras sensed my concern. I told her I wasn’t changing my mind, but was just overwhelmed by the moment. She understood and held my hand, comforting and reassuring me. Just six month...

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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...

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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...