February 25, 2017

Cayman Islands CNO earns DNP Executive Leadership

By H Timothy From American Sentinel Hazel Brown has dedicated her entire career to the Cayman Island Health Services Authority, for which she has served as chief nursing officer since 2004. “From the time I started thinking about what I wanted to be, nursing was always the plan,” says Hazel. “I never, ever wanted to […]

You may have AAADD – know the symptoms ….. PLEASE READ

From one of our readers who has AAADD Thank goodness there’s a name for this disorder. Somehow I feel better, even though I have it!! Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. – Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder. This is how it manifests: I decide to water my garden. As I turn on the hose in […]

Olwomen story of the week

15 Key Exercises To Lose Weight – Debunking Urban Myths With Science ByJazlyn Hunt From Olwomen Weight loss can be a really difficult project to undertake. The never ending debate between exercise and diet rages on like a never ending war. But while dieting can prove to be difficult for many and can have unhealthy […]

Eye on drought possibilities [‘particularly so over the Cayman Islands’]

From Barbados Today Many Caribbean countries experienced a relatively dry January this year and there’s a possibility there could be drought concerns in some places by the end of February, the Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network (CDPMN) has warned. In its Caribbean drought bulletin released in Barbados on Monday, the CDPMN said there is, however, […]

Why the United States is no longer turning up its nose at Caribbean medical schools

By USHA LEE MCFARLING From Stat News Photography by DANIA MAXWELL for STAT ORENO VALLEY, Calif. — It’s easy to dismiss the for-profit medical schools that dot many a Caribbean island as scams, set up to woo unqualified students who rack up huge debts, drop out in staggering numbers, and — if they make it […]

First Ladies want action

From Trinidad Express GEORGETOWN The First Ladies and Spouses of Caribbean Community (Caricom) leaders are urging support for their initiative which focuses on the reduction of teenage pregnancy, cervical cancer, violence against women and children, and the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV in the Caribbean. The women, including Reema Carmona, wife of Trinidad and […]

Dozens starve to death in Caribbean prison

By Newser Editors and Wire Services From newser Inmates say conditions in Haiti are hellish (NEWSER) – “Straight up: This is hell. Getting locked up in Haiti will drive you crazy if it doesn’t kill you first,” homicide suspect Vangeliste Bazile tells the AP from Haiti’s National Penitentiary. The crumbling facility houses around 5,000 prisoners, […]

Healthy milk

RANKED: The healthiest milk and milk alternatives for you By Lydia Ramsey and Hollis Johnson From Business Insider We’ve all been there: You get to the front of the coffee line, and you still haven’t settled on what milk you should put in your latte. Soy? Almond? Skim? We’re here to help, at least on […]

World boxing champ teams up with Cayman Islands’ Hospital and charity to provide free cardiac care for children

From CARIBBEAN360 GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Friday February 17, 2017 – World Boxing Champion Manny Pacquiao from the Philippines is partnering with a leading Caribbean hospital and charity to bring free cardiac care to children from his homeland. Pacquiao, who together with his wife founded the Emmanuel and Jinkee’s Heart Foundation, has sealed a partnership […]

Slow progress for Health City Cayman Islands

From International Medical Travel Journal Health City Cayman Islands has completed 500 successful orthopaedic surgeries two and a half years after opening. Health City’s Department of Orthopaedics provides both surgical and non-surgical orthopaedic treatments, including joint replacements and reconstruction, deformity corrections and arthroscopic surgeries of the knee and shoulder that are minimally invasive. Health City […]