• Obesity: the hidden costs

    Obesity: the hidden costs

    From funeral homes to hospital beds, the island’s obesity crisis exacts a growing toll beyond the impact of chronic disease.

    According to the Bermuda Hospitals Board, a fully equipped bariatric hospital room costs $35,000 more than a...

  • Wedderburn leaves Bermuda Health Council

    Wedderburn leaves Bermuda Health Council

    The chief executive of Bermuda’s health watchdog has stepped down, it was announced Friday.

    The Bermuda Health Council...

    • Dec 10, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Police chief’s support for baby Iziah

    Police chief’s support for baby Iziah

    Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley paid a well-wishing visit to baby Iziah Freeman at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital...

    • Dec 7, 2018 2:27 pm
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  • X-ray service down at East End clinic

    X-ray service down at East End clinic

    The X-ray unit at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre has shut while the clinic awaits replacement parts, the Bermuda Hospitals...

    • Dec 7, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Cost-efficient insurance options outlined

    Cost-efficient insurance options outlined

    A special reserve fund could help to balance the risk in one of two “transformational” health insurance options being...

    • Dec 4, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Free online course to raise asthma awareness

    Free online course to raise asthma awareness

    A new education campaign designed to boost knowledge about asthma was sparked by the tragic death of a young boy in Britain.

    • Dec 3, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Bermuda marks World Aids Day

    Bermuda marks World Aids Day

    Health minister Kim Wilson urged people to get tested for HIV as she marked World Aids Day.

    Ms Wilson took part in a...

    • Nov 30, 2018 3:25 pm
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  • KEMH electronic reporting fully operational

    KEMH electronic reporting fully operational

    A pilot program designed to beam diagnostic imaging results direct to doctors and patients has been launched by the Bermuda...

    • Nov 30, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Health minister details payments to Brown

    Health minister details payments to Brown

    Businesses affected by the new tax on sugary products will not qualify for compensation the way providers of high-tech medical...

    • Nov 27, 2018 8:00 am
    • COMMENTS
  • Midwifery placed under Nursing Act

    Midwifery placed under Nursing Act

    Legal changes to bring midwives under the same umbrella as nurses has passed in the House of Assembly.

    Kim Wilson, the...

    • Nov 27, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Bermudian shares obesity expertise

    Bermudian shares obesity expertise

    The Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados, invited Marie Beach, Department of...

    • Nov 22, 2018 10:40 am
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