September 19, 2019

Renowned specialist in head and neck robotic surgery from USA- to attend congress in Cayman Islands

Renowned Head and Neck Oncology Surgeon from USA to attend: Conquering Cancer VI event Who? The Cayman Islands Cancer Society invited Dr. Carlos Pérez Mitchell, Head and Neck Surgical Oncologist, from South Florida Hospital Memorial Healthcare System. What? To attend Conquering Cancer VI event (Let’s fight cancer together). How? Dr. Carlos Pérez Mitchell will be […]

Cayman: Walk for the Cure 2019

CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN LOOKING FOR A GREAT YEAR EIGHT OF WALK FOR THE CURE George Town, Cayman Islands, 2019 – Year number eight is shaping up to be great for the region’s largest cancer fundraising and awareness event – CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 6:30 am on 7-Mile Public […]

Napping benefits heart health

From Newsmax Could grabbing a nap once or twice a week help you live longer? A new study reports the occasional nap appears to cut in half people’s risk of heart attack, strokes, and heart disease, compared with folks who never nap. But more frequent napping provided no benefit, researchers found. “In fact, we found […]

US: A Vietnam vet’s daughter says her dying father was found covered in ants at a VA facility twice in his last 2 days

By Ashley Collman From Business Insider Vietnam veteran Joel Marrable died on Saturday at the age of 73, while being cared for at a VA assisted-living facility in Atlanta, Georgia. His daughter Laquana Ross told CNN on Thursday that twice in her father’s last two days, he was found covered in ants at the Eagles’ […]

Why the US is losing the war against diabetes

By Health Day From Newsmax U.S. adults with diabetes are no more likely to meet disease control targets than they were in 2005, a new study finds. Typically, diabetes treatment focuses on controlling blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, as well as not smoking. For the study, Massachusetts General Hospital researchers analyzed data on […]

The Editor speaks: Suicide

In the USA National Suicide Prevention Week is from 8th Sep to 14th Sep. Our Government here has not designated such a week or even a day to promote suicide prevention. In fact this country, using the words from the Press Release we have received and published today from the Alex Panton Foundation (APF) says: […]

Cayman: HSA celebrates Caribbean Wellness Day with free home visits to older persons

On Saturday, 14 September, Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) joins countries across the Caribbean to celebrate Caribbean Wellness Day geared at increasing awareness and promoting activities to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs). With the slogan, Healthy Ageing Starts Now, Caribbean Wellness Day 2019 focuses on healthy lifestyle practices that can help to prevent or delay […]

Health City Cayman Islands’ medical team saves the life of man stabbed in the liver

Health City is the Cayman Islands’ Only Medical Treatment Center for Liver Injuries CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 11, 2019) – A Caymanian man who was recently stabbed in his liver and on the brink of death is grateful to the medical practitioners at Health City Cayman Islands for saving his life. The young man, who sustained […]

Music is essential

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio We imagine music as a luxury but I would argue it’s as essential as eating. We’re social creatures and music, speech, and the arts are core components dating back to our beginnings as a species. It’s easy enough to mistake what we want for what we need. Take cooking for example. We […]

Cayman: Red Cross Golf Tournament

WING FOR SOLUTIONS 128 golfers signed up for the 22nd Annual Red Cross Charity Golf Tournament George Town, Cayman Islands, September 7, 2019 – Close to 130 competitors vying for bragging rights and amazing prizes gathered at the North Sound Golf Club on Friday September 6th in support of the 22nd Annual Red Cross Golf […]