October 21, 2019

Cayman: New agreement will help SRTC students become veterinarians

From Moultri Observer THOMASVILLE, Ga. — Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) and St. Matthew’s University, School of Veterinary Medicine (SMU) on Grand Cayman Island recently finalized an articulation agreement that will allow SRTC’s Veterinary Technician students to seamlessly transition into a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree program. As outlined by the agreement, students who […]

Fat collects in lungs, increases asthma risk

From Newsmax xcess weight is hard on the heart, but new research shows it may also harm your lungs. The study found that higher amounts of fat collect in the airways of overweight and obese people, which may help explain why they’re more likely to have wheezing and asthma. In the study, the investigators analyzed […]

Unexpected factor may predict your risk of dementia

From Newsmax The RCIPS is informing the public that there will be a temporary traffic flow adjustment made to traffic entering the Hurley’s roundabout on weekday evenings, beginning next Monday, 28 October. Traffic entering the roundabout from South Sound Road (eastbound) or Shamrock Road (westbound) will not be permitted to exit at the Grand Harbour […]

Cayman: HSA reviewing options to expand care to the Eastern Districts

As the Cayman Islands population continues to grow, the Health Services Authority (HSA) is beginning the implementation of its 30-year Master Facility and Service Development Plan to expand services and access to care to meet the changing demographics and new demands for healthcare services.  Amongst the HSA’s plans is a satellite medical facility in Bodden […]

What helps calm agitated dementia patients?

From Newsmax Dealing with the agitation, anxiety, and aggression that often come with dementia is one of the most challenging aspects of caring for someone with this brain disorder. But new research suggests that massage and other non-drug treatments may be more effective than medications. Even just taking people with dementia outdoors can help, said […]

Natural ways to calm your dog

You might think that dogs and humans are very different, but both actually have similar social behaviors and emotions. Dogs and humans can get into a state of distress that could result in restlessness that many tend to leave unchecked. Unchecked restlessness can lead to having high blood pressure, which results in having declining arteries […]

San Diego woman living in a van surrenders 320 pet rats

By Mike Wehner From BGR Rats have kind of a bad rap. Yeah, they’re scavengers in big cities and have a long and storied history of spreading disease, but generally speaking, they’re actually pretty lovely creatures. They’re smart, and they make very good pets. That is, unless you have *checks notes* over 300 of them. As the San […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: Men’s Breakfast Meeting The Grand Cayman chapter of the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International is having its monthly breakfast on Saturday October 26th at 7:30am, at Aroma restaurant in Camana Bay. There will be open sharing. Come out to hear the how God is making a difference in the life of men like you, […]

Cayman: Joint update on negotiations towards an Integrated Solid Waste Management System

From Cayman Islands Government and Decco Consortium. As negotiations continue to progress between the Cayman Islands Government and the Decco Consortium, we are pleased confirm that capping and covering the main mound at the current George Town Landfill is expected to start early next year (2020). In addition the Terms of Reference for the Environmental […]

Nearly 5 million American kids are obese

From Newsmax America’s child obesity epidemic shows no signs of shrinking. About 4.8 million American kids aged 10 to 17 — just over 15% — were obese in 2017-2018, according to a new report. “These new data show that this challenge touches the lives of far too many children in this country,” said Dr. Richard […]