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Got Milk? The Benefits of Milk for Kids – And the Whole Family!

It is a scientific fact that children who grow up with milk in their diet are healthier than those who don’t drink milk while growing up. In one form or another, milk is an excellent source of calcium, vitamin D, and protein. Drinking milk is also good for adults, having been linked to maintaining healthy blood pressure and reducing the risk of strokes and heart-related problems. Milk can also reduce the effects of a migraine, and the amount of cholesterol…


Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre

Can Exercise Lower Your Cancer Risk?

Did you know that lack of exercise is a risk factor for cancer? Even if you eat a healthy diet, don’t smoke, drink alcohol in moderation, and maintain a healthy body weight, a lack of physical activity plays a role…


Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre

How To Eat Well To Be Well

The World Health Organization estimates that about one in six deaths globally is due to cancer. In 2018, that added up to about 9.6 million deaths around the world. At the same time, about one third of those cancer deaths…


Nominate a Heath Hero

VOTE NOW for Bermuda’s Health Hero!

We are blown away by the incredible nominees and the wonderful work each one of them does daily. Make sure you cast your vote and help one of them to secure $500 and a feature in the fall issue of…


Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre

Are You Sun Smart?

Ever heard “Slip! Slop! Slap! And Wrap!”? It’s a catchphrase that helps us remember how to be safe in the sun. Of course, staying in the shade is at the top of the list. But when it comes to sun…

Healthy Bermuda

How to Treat a Portuguese Man-of-War 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 Police officers and Royal…