Health & Wellness

Healthy Bermuda

Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: Barbershop Blood Pressures

How often do you get your hair cut? If you’re like me, it depends on how many obstacles exist between you and the haircut. Scheduling time from work, getting in the car, driving to town, finding parking, and quickly returning to my office, are all deterrents to keeping a sharp hairdo. For a long time, Caroline, my trusted Inner Sanctum hairdresser, tried to convince me to commit to an every-three-week schedule of trimming. I just laughed. When it comes to haircuts, there’s no way I’m that organized. As result, I usually end up callin...

Healthy Bermuda

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...

Healthy Bermuda

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. ...

Fitness

Fitness Reboot!

There’s nothing like making the most of the holiday season knowing that in the New Year, you will once again don your ‘active wear’ and exercise away those extra calories. But where do you begin? Running? Yoga? A class? You will be amazed ...

Fitness

Fitness Reboot: The Classics & Cool Classes

The ClassicsThese modes of mobility never go out of style.RunningIs running for you? Tim Price, running coach and personal trainer with Flatts Fitness, explains where to begin: • Start within your comfort zone and progress gradually. For examp...

Fitness

Fitness Reboot: Bend & Stretch and Get Your Fight On

Bend & StretchLike those who practice these disciplines, Yoga, Pilates and Barre are going from strength to strength in terms of their popularity. If you want to give one a go but don’t know which one to try, read on.Yoga: A group of physi...