August 17, 2018

Math and Sorcery review: A battle of smarts

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By CHRISTINE CHAN From iMore Math and Sorcery combines educational math problems with challenging RPG battles for a unique experience. Math — it’s something that we all either love or hate. Personally, even though I’m Asian, I never considered math as my strong suit because I naturally prefer words! Still, I enjoy seeing games out […]

CARPHA Concludes risk of getting Zika in the Caribbean low at this time

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From Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Tuesday, August 14, 2018 — Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, August 13, 2018:  The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has concluded that Zika virus transmission in the Caribbean Region has been interrupted, and that the risk to residents and visitors to the Region of acquiring Zika is low. This follows […]

Is salt ACTUALLY bad for you? See our expert opinion…

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By Tim Skwiat From BioTrust Nutrition When it comes to nutrition—as with most things in life—we tend to look for black and white answers, gravitate toward extremes, and label things as “good” and “bad.” We’re often guilty of finger-pointing, isolating single nutrients (and foods that contain them) as the culprits to all our health problems. […]

UK Study: Sleeping more than 8 hours a day may be deadly

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From Newsmax Sleeping longer than the recommended amount could be bad for your health, new research from the UK has found. More than eight hours of shut-eye is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death, compared to sleeping less than seven hours. Led by researchers from Keele University, along with colleagues at […]

Saunas help reduce risk of Alzheimer’s, other diseases

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By Lynn Allison From Newsmax If you love leisurely sauna baths, you may be reaping more health benefits than you imagined. New research published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings examined sauna bathing, an activity that has been a tradition in Finland and other European countries for thousands of years. They found that beyond its use […]

Mangos improve cardiovascular and gut health in women

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By Lynn Allison From Newsmax A recent study conducted at the University of California, Davis found that eating two cups of mangoes a day had beneficial effects on the systolic blood pressure among healthy postmenopausal women, according to Medical News Today. The study also found that this delicious fruit that’s been cultivated in South Asia for […]

OPINION: The Art Of The Deal as taught in Havana, Cuba

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By Jolly Green The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, so the saying goes. Picture taken July 13 2018 at the Saint Cristobel Palace Hotel, Havana, Cuba. [San Cristobel Palada, Havana] Two very fat doctorate owners Dr Ralph E Gonsalves and Dr Uday Narain Nayak, with their women, enjoying dinner, very-very expensive […]

Trump’s reelection slogan, ‘keep america great,’ belies how much trouble he’s in

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By Jonathan Chait From New York Mag President Trump has picked a slogan for his reelection campaign, reports Gabriel Sherman, and it is: “Keep America Great.” Trump stands a reasonably strong chance to win reelection, because every president stands a reasonably strong chance to win reelection. Incumbents usually win a second term unless they’re experiencing […]

Deaths rose 650 above average during UK heatwave – with older people most at risk

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By Damian Carrington and Sarah Marsh From The Guardian UK Nearly 700 more deaths than average were recorded during the 15-day peak of the heatwave in June and July in England and Wales, according to official statistics. Experts said that an increase in deaths is fully expected during heatwaves, but they cautioned that the provisional […]

Cayman Islands ESO:Compendium of Statistics 2017 released

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The Cayman Islands’ Compendium of Statistics 2017 released today by the Economics and Statistics Office is a comprehensive collection of statistics from various public and private sector data sources covering population, demographics, social and living conditions; the economy, finance and development; the environment; and information and communication technology. In social services, the total number of […]