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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. Communication and conflict patterns take many shapes and forms which can include: loudness and aggression, physical violence, silence, shutting down, blow-ups, avoiding the, “elephant in the room”, engaging in vices or addictions, acting out passive aggressive behaviours. Each of these…


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7 Resolutions You’ll Make this January and How to Stick to Them

January is a time of new beginnings - a wonderful time to update your outlook on life and try something new. According to scientific research, setting a measurable and realistic goal (or resolution) for oneself makes you 10-times more likely…


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Medical Musings with Dr. Shane Marshall: Christmas in Bermuda

What will you be doing on December 24th at around, oh, let’s say, 10 PM?  In the last week I’ve been polling patients, and here’s some of their answers:  A.V.: Just chillin’ with the missus and a nice glass of…


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Nonsurgical Options for Younger-Looking Skin

Many changes occur in our skin as we age: Our skin thins, we develop fine lines and skin coloration becomes abnormal, with dark spots scattered about. The aging face typically moves from a heart shape ― the youthful, plump cheek…


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How to Treat a Jelly Fish Sting

Here in Bermuda there’s a high probability getting stung by a Portuguese Man O’ War, but most stings can be treated with a few simple remedies.   1. Remove the stingers by washing yourself in the water. Any pieces of…

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How to Reduce Food Waste at Home

There are few things I hate more than throwing food out. I plan, prioritize, get creative and utilize my freezer to reduce food waste as much as possible. The David Suzuki Foundation says that close to half of all food produced worldwide is wasted, that's…