Tuesday, May 3, 2022: World Asthma Day Is Back!

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This coming Tuesday, May 3, 2022 has been designated World Asthma Day to be celebrated in Bermuda at Victoria Park from 11:30am to 2pm. Open Airways invites Bermuda to note the change of the normal venue and join them "to learn about SMART (Single Maintenance & Relief Therapy)". The invite... Read more

NYC Women Die Seeking Butts Like The Kardashians & Cardi B — But Booty-Bboosting Surgery Is Still Booming

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN - Undeterred by the danger, Latesha Bynum wanted the kind of wide hips displayed by Cardi B and the Kardashians — and paid for it with her life. “I’m building my body,” Bynum told her mom of her plans to get a surgical butt enhancement, an increasingly popul... Read more

UK Quarantine Hotels Cost Taxpayer £400M, Watchdog Finds

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The Guardian: LONDON, England - Quarantine hotels for inbound travellers to the UK during COVID have cost the taxpayer more than £400m, a National Audit Office (NAO) investigation has found, including almost £100m in unpaid room bills and fraud. While the government expected the hotels’ costs... Read more

COVID-19: Bermuda Records Two More Deaths, Total Now 131

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Sadly, Bermuda recorded another two COVID related deaths, bringing the total number of lives lost to 131. Health Minister Kim Wilson said she was saddened by the two latest deaths as another 190 new cases were reported in the last week. "I extend sincere condolences to the families of the dece... Read more

Secondhand Bong Smoke Worse Than That From Tobacco, Study Finds

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The Guardian: LONDON, England - A new study has found that secondhand cannabis smoke from bongs can be even more harmful than tobacco due to an increased concentration of fine particulate matter. Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, who published their report on the ... Read more

COVID-19: Number Of Cases Down To 102, 241 Active, 10 In Hospital, 1 In ICU

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The number of COVID cases in Bermuda continued on a downward trend, down by 36 to 241 from the 277 active cases recorded last week. Since the last update, the Ministry of Health received 4,929 test results, 102 were positive for the coronavirus. Eleven (11) of the new cases were classified as ... Read more

COVID-19: Death Toll Climbs To 127, Active Cases Drops To 277, 123 New, 11 In KEMH, 1 In ICU

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Sadly, Bermuda recorded another COVID related death last night, taking the island death toll due to this pandemic to 127. But the number of active cases has dropped for the first time in weeks, with 123 new cases recorded since the last update on Monday, taking the number of active cases down to ... Read more

Moderna To Seek Emergency Authorization For COVID-19 Vaccine Use For Kids Under 6

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, By Kate Feldman - Kids, prep those arms. Moderna announced Wednesday that it’s ready to ask the Food and Drug Administration for emergency authorization to begin administering the COVID-19 vaccine to children under 6 years old after testing a lower-dosage shot on... Read more

COVID-19 Infections Continue To Rise, 137 New Cases, 312 Active, 9 In Hospital

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Health officials warned that the number of COVID infections in Bermuda continues to rise, with 312 active cases reported in the latest round of 5,140 tests. According to the latest figures at last check, 137 were positive, with nine people battling the virus in hospital and none in intensive care... Read more

‘Scum Of The earth’: Drug Victims Face Purdue Pharma Owners

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Associated Press: NEW YORK — Angry, defiant and sometimes tearful, more than two dozen Americans whose lives were upended by the opioid crisis finally had their long-awaited chance Thursday to confront in court some members of the family they blame for fueling it. They were unsparing as they un... Read more