April 23, 2019

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Cayman Islands FRC Holds Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting a Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP) next month. The training will be held at the FRC’s offices at 77 Walkers Street, Mary Street, George Town; Wednesday, 1 – Friday, 3 May 2019, 8.30 a.m.- […]

Cayman Islands: BOUNCE magazine arriving soon is proud to be the front-line sponsor of the Q Movement Band at CayMAS

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Pink Duck Publishing’s BOUNCE magazine, Cayman’s first lifestyle magazine dedicated to promoting Cayman’s growing health, fitness, wellness, beauty, and life & style industry, is proud to sponsor dance and fitness studio Quinntessential Movement at next month’s CayMAS Carnival. CayMAS is scheduled to be held from May 16-20 and is one of Cayman’s largest annual carnival events. The four-day event features […]

2019′s Dirty Dozen: Which foods have the most pesticides?

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By Mary Daly From Care2 Beware the “Dirty Dozen.” The Environmental Working Group has released its annual list of fruits and vegetables most likely to be contaminated with pesticides, based on testing from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And this year’s Dirty Dozen — as the produce is nicknamed — has some unsettling surprises. “Overall, the USDA found 225 different pesticides and pesticide […]

Moving to the Cayman Islands from Florida

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It’s no big news that every relocation is unique with its own requirements and challenges to meet. However, the mere preparation for the process always includes similar steps. If you have ever moved in your life, you have probably realized so far that relocation is much more than simply packing and setting off to the […]

The Editor speaks: Mercury

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We have published in today’s iNews two articles concerning mercury, and this mercury is not the planet. The mercury I am talking about is the element that looks so pretty in its shiny, fast-moving liquid form. But don’t touch it. It’s very poisonous to us humans. It is actually named after the planet, Mercury. This […]

Avoid sun to prevent cancer? Wrong

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From newmax Dr. Russell Blaylock, MD, writes: We have been told, again and again, to avoid the sun because ultraviolet radiation causes cancer. But is that really the best strategy? One survey, called the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study, looked at 450,934 white subjects 50-71 years old. They estimated skin ultraviolet radiation exposure (UVR) from […]

Why you should be worried about JUULs on Campus

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By jerryoneclass From One Class Because they’re everywhere. When a looming cloud of vapor trails a passerby and assaults your face, it’s likely coming from a USB smoking device known as a JUUL. That’s because JUUL owns nearly 75% of the e-cigarette market share. So addictive are their fruity flavors they’re no longer sold in […]

OECS Commission features Edwin St. Catherine

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Newly retired Director of Statistics for Saint Lucia reflects on robust tenure Tuesday, March 26, 2019 — The OECS Statistics in Focus recently sat down with one of the region’s statistical stalwarts to reflect on his almost three-decade journey of statistical development in the Caribbean. A native of Saint Lucia, Edwin St. Catherine’s passion and successful advances […]

MEASLES THREAT: Here’s why getting kids vaccinated is vital

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Here’s what pediatricians, emergency physicians and public health officials want parents to know about measles. It is one of the most contagious viruses in the world. Beyond flu-like symptoms and a rash that begins in the head area and moves downward, measles can develop serious or deadly complications, such as pneumonia and encephalitis (swelling of […]

Eggs are NOT bad for your health, despite recent study, says top doctor

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By Dr. David Brownstein From Newsmax A recent headline in The New York Times reads “Are Eggs Bad for Your Heart Health?  Maybe.”  Instead of “Maybe,” a more accurate assessment would be “No!” The article summarized the results from a prospective study of 30,000 subjects. Approximately two eggs per day were found to result in […]