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13 Facts Every Woman Should Know about How Heart Disease Affects Her

Every 90 seconds a woman dies from heart disease in the United States and more than 90 percent of women in America are at risk, according to the American Heart Association.The American Heart Association recently released its first-ever scientific statement confirming that when it comes to heart disease, women experience unique causes, symptoms and outcomes as compared to men. In addition, certain conditions appear to increase heart disease risk in women including pre-eclampsia and eclampsia, gestational diabetes, migraine headaches with…


Wellness

Home for the Holidays: Healthy Holiday Tactics

As the Christmas season begins the hype of shopping and eating also starts to tax our systems but if we choose wisely we can stay trim all season long. As the holiday approaches families and friends start to gather together…


Healthy Bermuda

New Technique Prevents Lymphedema in Breast Cancer Patients

Early data from a NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia pilot study suggests that an innovative microsurgery technique helps prevent lymphedema in breast cancer patients. Results from the study have been published in the Annals of Surgical Oncology. The study of the lymphatic microsurgical preventive…


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Looking In: A Video by Oliver Tucker

 Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in children and adolescents. Given the high numbers of Bermudians living with diabetes, it is important for families to recognize the warning signs and symptoms of the disease and be able…


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From Brooklyn to Bermuda: Kidney Disease is on the Rise

Dr. Lisa Hudgins, director of the Pediatric Lipid Control Center at The Rogosin Institute, with a patient for a follow-up visit.     Most people know that heart disease and cancer can be silent killers if left undiagnosed and untreated. …

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Woman-to-Woman: 12 Fun Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital   “With our busy lifestyles it is easy for women to focus on the obstacles to living a heart-healthy lifestyle, but there are many simple activities we can commit to that will…