March 22, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Brac: CIIPO to Appear at Ag Show Representatives from CIIPO (the Cayman Islands Intellectual Property Office) will be on Cayman Brac on Saturday, 25 March, to speak with persons in creative fields about how they can benefit from copyrights, trade marks, design rights and other forms of intellectual property. Anyone on the Brac who […]

Cayman Islands utility company employees benefit from wellness programme

Employees of Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUC) are seeing significant benefits from the Company’s internal wellness programme. Health and Safety is one of the core values of the Company and the CUC Wellness Connection was implemented in 2013 to create a healthier environment and to encourage employees to take the necessary steps to improve their […]

Need a doze in the day? A nap cafe with beds has opened

BY YVETTE TAN From Mashable Japan has once again proved that it is indeed home to all things weird and wonderful. A new nap cafe has opened up in Tokyo’s Harajuku district, part of a new collaboration between Nescafe and France Bed to mark World Sleep Day. The cafe, which is only open for a […]

Turtle that ate nearly 1,000 coins has died after surgery complications

BY YI SHU NG From Mashable The Thai sea turtle that lived in a wishing pond and ate nearly 1,000 coins over the years has died. The 25-year-old turtle, named Omsin (Thai for “bank”) was found with an engorged stomach full of coins back in February. She had a reportedly successful seven-hour surgery, but went […]

Hair thinning and hair regrowth problems

From WN Hair regrowth is simply one of the most difficult things to deal with, especially when you are still young and hearty, because that is the time when you least expect it. However, it is a wildly growing common problem that is effecting the appearance and personality of people all over the globe, be […]

Renowned pediatric cardiac surgeon arrives to Cayman Islands to share latest advances at The Cayman Heart Fund’s (CHF) 10th Annual International Symposium”

The Cayman Heart Fund’s 10th Annual International Symposium, hosted by the Cayman Heart Fund, a nonprofit, non-government organization dedicated to educating the public, influencing policy and supporting access to high quality health care through various programs and initiatives, welcomes internationally renowned pediatric cardiac surgeon Dr. Steven Bibevski of Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, part of Memorial Healthcare System. The one-day […]

Everyone needs to stop ignoring the real toxins that are linked to autism

By Alycia Halladay, STAT From Business Insider Andrew Wakefield’s  notorious and now discredited research on autism and vaccines in 1998 triggered a surge of worry about vaccine safety. Since then, questions about a purported connection between autism and vaccines have been asked and definitively answered: There is no link. But there are other factors linked […]

Cayman Islands: Woman arrested again in connection with unlicensed cosmetic procedures

From RCIPS: Last Friday, 17 March, the 51-year-old woman who was arrested in January on suspicion of engaging in reckless and negligent acts in the course of cosmetic procedures, was arrested again on suspicion of criminal and immigration offences.  The woman, who is from Columbia and is a resident on island, is suspected of continuing […]

Activist urges Cayman Islands to grow marijuana after long wait for cannabis oil from Jamaica

From Jamaica Observer GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — The Government of the Cayman Islands is being urged to cultivate marijuana locally. The call came from local activist Dennie Warren Jr who was central to the campaign that led to the legalisation of extracts from marijuana in 2016. At the first ever Cannabis Conference to […]

Health City Cayman Islands completes 300 sleep studies

Milestone reached as World Sleep Day is observed on Friday, March 17 CAYMAN ISLANDS (March 16, 2017) – Health City Cayman Islands (HCCI) has completed 300 sleep studies, just in time for the 10th global observance of World Sleep Day on Friday, March 17. World Sleep Day, created and hosted by World Sleep Society, is […]