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Healthy Bermuda

Mythology • Mayhem • Mystery

  Bermudians have long suffered from mythological schizophrenia. While tourism promoters foreground the hibiscus and pink beaches, popular fiction and film present a portrait of menace and misfortune. This exhibit invites you to visit the wild side of Bermuda’s “vex’d” identity and to decide whether this is a land of nasty or nice.     Bermuda’s Mythological Mayhem Societies construct their identity around mythologies – real and imagined beliefs about their essence. Carl Jung argued that psychological urges drove societies…


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Diabetes: Dangerous and Deadly

"Diabetes," says Baroness Young, chief executive of Diabetes U.K., "is becoming a crisis. It's big, it's scary, it's growing and it's very, very expensive. It's clearly an epidemic, and it could bring the health service to its knees. Something really…


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Diabetes: 7 Things You Need to Know Now

I recently met a woman who had just been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. She was frightened because she had no idea what diabetes was or what to do to take care of it. (more…)


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Summer Hazards – Stepping on a Sea Urchin

Ah, summer in Bermuda, a time for all sorts of outdoor activities, from swimming off our shores and playing in our parks to beaching, boating and biking. Being exposed to nature can also expose you to some of its hazards.…


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Summer Hazards – Mosquito Bites

Ah, summer in Bermuda, a time for all sorts of outdoor activities, from swimming off our shores and playing in our parks to beaching, boating and biking. Being exposed to nature can also expose you to some of its hazards.…

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Summer Hazards – Poison Ivy

Ah, summer in Bermuda, a time for all sorts of outdoor activities, from swimming off our shores and playing in our parks to beaching, boating and biking. Being exposed to nature can also expose you to some of its hazards.…