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Flu: How to Protect Yourself

By Dr Michael S. Ashton, M.D., Director of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, Bermuda Hospitals BoardInfluenza (also called the flu) is an upper-respiratory infection. It is caused by the influenza virus. Flu strains differ from one year to the next. You can get the flu when you breathe in droplets from someone infected with the virus. It can also be spread by touching a contaminated surface and then putting your hand to your mouth, eyes or nose.Each year (usually beginning…


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Immune Boosting Foods to Combat Flu Season

The key to staying healthy through the miserable cold and flu season is to focus on good nutrition. A number of immune-system-boosting herbs and foods may keep that next cold at bay. While food alone cannot prevent the cold or…


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Surviving the Cold and Flu Season

Influenza (also called the flu) is an upper-respiratory infection caused by the influenza virus.   Flu strains differ from one year to the next. You can get the flu when you breathe in droplets from someone infected with the virus.…


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Healthy Bermuda – Cold and Flu

A number of immune-system-boosting herbs and foods may keep that next cold at bay. (more…)


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Getting Bermuda to Move More

The benefits of physical activity are numerous and undeniable. (more…)

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Healthy Bermuda: Physical Fitness

The Athletic Club Bermuda is challenging local businesses to get fit in a Biggest Loser style six-week fitness and nutritional programme that has already proven highly successful. (more…)