October 18, 2018

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices llegal Gambling: Six Arrested in George Town, Cayman Islands, 13 October. Two Formally Charged Following April Arrests On Saturday, 13 October, officers conducted a search at a location on School House Road in George Town on suspicion of illegal gambling. During the […]

Cayman islands: Camana Bay gives back for Breast Cancer Awareness

During the month of October, Camana Bay is showing its support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by lighting up the Town Centre pink! Every evening after the sun sets enjoy a pink glow from the buildings of Camana Bay to remind you of the meaning of the month. On Saturday, Oct. 13, ENERGY Essential Fitness […]

How turmeric birthed an award-winning start-up and is changing lives in Belize

When Umeeda Switlo visited Belize in 2014 on assignment for an international NGO, she immediately fell in love with the Central American Country, its people, and a golden, pungent root spice. “It was the most beautiful turmeric that I had ever seen in my life,” she recalled. “It was huge and really orangey in colour.” […]

STATEMENT: Cayman Islands Minister clarifies TBL process and role

From: Hon. Joseph Hew Minister for Commerce, Planning & Infrastructure 11 October, 2018 Earlier this week the Cayman Compass published an editorial which voiced concerns related to the regulation of the watersports industry. The safety of our visitors and residents on the seas is something we all must be concerned with.  At the same time […]

Study: Type 1 Diabetes often misdiagnosed

From Newsmax It’s not always easy — even for doctors — to tell if someone has type 1 or type 2 diabetes when they’re diagnosed as an adult. And a new study finds mistakes are common. That’s what happened to British Prime Minister Theresa May when she was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2012. […]

Polio-like AFM in more children surfacing across US

By Zoe Papadakis From Newsmax Cases of the “polio-like” illness acute flaccid myelitis are surfacing among more children across the U.S., with reports of the condition that can lead to paralysis and death coming in from several states over the last few days. There have been 38 confirmed cases of AFM in 16 states so […]

How seniors can reduce risk of falling

From Newsmax One in four Americans 65 and older falls each year, with some ending up in hospitals or even dying. But new research suggests that it’s possible to avoid some of these serious injuries. When seniors who are at risk of falling have a prevention plan, they’re less likely to suffer a tumble-related hospitalization, […]

Cayman Islands: Inspired Lifestyles with Donna

Programs, Services and Cold & Flu Tip “It’s that time of year.  Seasonal changes in weather have brought high winds, waves and an overcast sky.  People enter work wet from rain, and children in schools sneeze.  The cold/flu season is upon us.  In a recent At-Work Wellness Program, people shared they had been unaware that physical exercise improves the immune system.  […]

The Editor Speaks Mental health

Today (Wed 10 Oct) is World Mental Health Day. Did you give it a thought in your busy schedule? Did you read Cayman Islands Minister of Health, Dwayne Seymour’s Message we published today? I hope you did. This year’s theme is “Young people and mental health in a changing world”. Yes. Mental health doesn’t start […]

Study: Aspirin may help prevent liver cancer

From Newsmax Take two aspirins and reduce your risk of liver cancer? New research suggests this weekly routine might help. The researchers found that taking two or more standard-dose (325 milligram) pills a week was associated with a 49 percent lower risk of liver cancer. “Regular use of aspirin led to significantly lower risk of […]