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Archives for January 22, 2020

The UWI-University of Havana Institute for Sustainable Development

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. January 22, 2020. The historic moment finally arrived on December 11, 2019, when The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the University of Havana (UH) signed an agreement to establish a new and innovative, joint Institute for the Sustainable Development of the Caribbean. For some 30 years, the two universities […]

Study reveals best way for men to control overactive bladder

From Newsmax Learning how to control the urge to urinate may be all the therapy men need to treat an overactive bladder, a new study suggests. A combination of drugs and behavioral therapy seems to work better than drugs alone, but behavioral therapy alone also worked better than drugs, the researchers found. The trial of […]

FDA: Sunscreen chemicals enter bloodstream at unsafe levels

By Brian Freeman  From Newsmax Seven chemicals usually found in sunscreens can be absorbed into the bloodstream at unsafe levels with just one application, according to studies by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, CNN reported Tuesday. The research confirmed the findings of a pilot study published last year. “If companies want to […]

New nonsurgical weight loss technique developed

From Newsmax The Harvard-associated lab that created the “CoolSculpting” process of reducing fat says it’s on the trail of the next advance in nonsurgical slimming. CoolSculpting freezes fat cells by applying an ice-cold gel pad to the skin, causing cells to die off and either be flushed away or absorbed by the body, said lead […]

Report: Smoking Marijuana can be hard on your heart

By Sandy Fitzgerald From Newsmax Cardiologists should warn patients about the potential risks of marijuana, including its effects when paired with commonly prescribed cardiovascular medications, according to a report published Monday.  “Our review suggests that smoking marijuana carries many of the same cardiovascular health hazards as smoking tobacco,” said Dr. Muthiah Vaduganathan of Brigham and […]

The ultimate guide to sitting disease

By  Jeff Brushie From Unbreak Yourself Sitting disease may not sound like something to worry about, but in reality, it could be one of the biggest health issues many of us face. What’s important to understand when considering sitting disease is the fact that many of us have sedentary lifestyles because of our work, our […]

Cayman Islands Fire Service reminds the public about tackling fires

On Tuesday, 21 January 2020 at 4.27 pm, the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) were called to a well-developed tree and hedge fire near the Old Hyatt building which was then safely extinguished. Emerging video footage of the fire prior to the arrival of CIFS shows members of the public attempting to put the fire […]

What the Right Wing in Latin America means by Democracy Is Violence

By Vijay Prashad From Independent Media Institute It was a curious exchange. Frustrated by the attacks on his party—the Movement for Socialism (MAS)—former president of Bolivia Evo Morales made an audio recording in which he called upon his supporters to form militias. Maximilian Heath of Reuters went to Argentina to speak with Morales about this […]

Reuters Video: Happy New Year?

By Yann Tessier From Reuters Community As the clock struck midnight on December 31st 2019, we toppled, expectantly, into a bright new decade. But only 17 days into the roaring twenties, we’re asking where’s the ‘happy’ in ‘new year’? From Australian wildfires, a ruptured British Royal family to the American assassination of a top Iranian General, Reuters […]

Diverse photojournalism enhances your storytelling

By Sahar Amer From Reuters Community As the challenge for diversity in the news industry continues, publishers explore the broader potential of photojournalism The popularity of image-based social network apps such as Instagram and Pinterest prove that attractive and engaging visual elements are important to the audience. Imagery also plays a key role in connecting the viewer to news […]