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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: Is Racial Bias in Medicine Bad for Your Health?

From the author: Thanks to all who shared their thoughts about prayer in the age of COVID-19. Today’s post was written pre-pandemic, when masks were rare and air travel was common. I’ve held it back a few months while addressing COVID-19 topics. Now, following the horrific death of George Floyd, and in the midst of #BlackLivesMatter protests, it seems more relevant than ever. Thanks to all the doctors who allowed me to include them in this post. Last week I…


Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre

When it Comes to Alcohol, Make Moderation Your Goal

How many social situations for adults are alcohol-free? Most work parties, events with friends, meals at restaurants, and big life celebrations include alcoholic beverages. Drinking is a routine part of life, yet many of us partake without knowing about the…


Healthy Bermuda

The Health Council Releases HealthIQ, an Online COVID-19 Tool

The Health Council announced the release of HealthIQ, a simple online tool that will help us as a community in our efforts to progress from phase one through phase four of COVID- 19 restrictions. Each member of the public is…


Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre

What Everyone Needs to Know About Unprotected Sex and Immunization

Research indicates that only 5-10 percent of cancers are hereditary. This means that there is much we can do to reduce our chances of a cancer diagnosis. Being careful in the sun, maintaining a healthy diet, exercising regularly, reducing alcohol…


Healthy Bermuda

Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: Prayers and Promises in the Age of COVID-19

As of today, 115 Bermudians have tested positive for COVID-19. Some remain at home or are isolated in government facilities; 16 are in the hospital. In the absence of a definitive treatment, doctors do what they can. Meanwhile, families of…

Wellness

Coping Strategies for Families During COVID-19

Living at home with your spouse or partner 24/7 can be challenging, especially if there are unresolved issues that have been brewing in your relationship. Communication is key, as are having the tools or skills to navigate these discussions successfully.…