October 19, 2018

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 […]

Message for World Mental Health Day 2018 from Cayman Islands Minister

Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA Message for World Mental Health Day 2018 Wednesday, 10 October 2018 Every year World Mental Health Day reminds us all that it is as important to focus on healthy minds as much as on healthy bodies. For governments and healthcare professionals it also […]

OJOH CANCER CARE MINISTRY LEADERS: Here’s a group picture from the Commissioning

By Janel Howard Johnson Here’s a group picture from the Commissioning Ceremony held on Thursday, September 27 at Thankful Baptist Kennesaw. It was a blessed occasion as five members of our Health and Wellness ministry accepted the calling to be Cancer Care ministers. Our pastor, Rev. John W. Harris, led the ceremony in which he […]

Tips to fight inflammation and aging

By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs In mid-September, the National Interagency Fire Center reported that firefighters continued to battle 89 large blazes across the Western states and Alaska. In Canada last August, British Columbia alone had more than 500 separate wildfires. You could say that both the U.S. and our northern neighbor […]

Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc. announced as Premium Plus Sponsor of Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference

The 2018 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference has been bolstered by the support of Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc. (“Ironshore Pharmaceuticals”) as a Premium Plus Sponsor for the 18-20 October event. The conference at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is being held under the theme “Managing Your Health: The Empowered Patient”. It will cover wide-ranging topics such […]

Cayman Islands: Termination of CEO of CINICO

From Board of Directors of CINICO “Unfortunately, as a result of information which recently came to the attention of the Board of Directors and which has been investigated, a decision was taken to terminate the employment of the CEO of CINICO,  with immediate effect. The Board of Directors does not propose to make any further […]

CDC: Influenza killed 80,000 people last year in USA

From WN Federal health officials warned people across the United States more than 80,000 people died during the flu season during winter 2017 through 2018, the highest number in more than a decade, according to The New York Times. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned last week nearly 90 percent of those deaths […]

Kingsbrook Medical Center to host Caribbean Health Summit

By NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life Brooklyn’s Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center says its Best Health School, along with the Brooklyn-based Action, Performance, Commitment (APC) Community Services, will host a Caribbean Health Summit at the hospital on Oct. 9. According to Enid Dillard, Director of Marketing and Public Affairs at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, the […]

OPINION: At last the truth on legalizing Saint Vincent’s marijuana use

By Jolly Green While most of us do not approve of Marijuana, the ruling dynasty does, for different reasons than the Rasta’s or the general local loungers. There is gold in them thar hills, and they want it down on the lowlands where their fellow parliamentary members and supporters can be given concessions to grow […]