March 27, 2023

Have you recovered from plantar fasciitis? How can you prevent facing the same pain again?

Plantar fasciitis is undoubtedly one of the most common causes of excruciating foot pain. Apart from older adults and athletes, people who stand or walk for long hours daily can also develop the symptoms of plantar fasciitis. On the other hand, you will also develop plantar fasciitis if you are obese as the extra body […]

Compensation for Amazon truck accidents: What you need to know about legal representation

Amazon has revolutionized how we shop, delivering everything from clothing to groceries to our doorstep in hours. However, with this convenience comes an increased risk of Amazon delivery truck accidents. These accidents can cause serious injuries and property damage, leaving victims with significant medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses.  If you have been involved in […]

Public Health SpotlightCayman on Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)/ Understanding the rallying cry for HWM

Public Health Spotlight Monthly Issue 6- February 2023 Grand Cayman, Thursday, 16 March 2023: The Public Health Department published its sixth monthly Public Health Spotlight on Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) since the announced changed on August 31, 2022. From the Desk of Sabrina Turner The month of March in the Cayman Islands is designated […]

Cayman: Ministry of Health and Wellness set to undertake National Health Survey

he Ministry of Health and Wellness will be undertaking the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) “STEPS” survey for a period of eight weeks starting in June 2023. The WHO’s STEPwise approach to surveillance (STEPS) is an internationally comparable, standardised and integrated surveillance tool through which countries can collect, analyse and disseminate core information on noncommunicable diseases […]

World Sleep Day

Brianna Auray Sleep Health Content Specialist From Mattress Clarity With World Sleep Day approaching on March 17th, people will be looking to learn more about sleep and how to improve it. While looking into trending sleep topics and terms, we were curious about the impact of events, like the pandemic and an increase in work-from-home […]

St K&N: Ministry of Health Opens Two-Day Leadership Workshop for Nurse Managers

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 13, 2023 [Ministry of Health] – Nurse managers from across the Federation’s public health institutions are currently participating in a two-day leadership workshop designed to equip them with the tools and strategies they need to lead effectively in the ever-changing healthcare industry. The workshop will be led by a team of experienced […]

Taking a diuretic may not prevent kidney stones  

From Newsmax A new study is raising questions about the effectiveness of medications long used to prevent painful kidney stones, but experts say there’s no reason for patients to toss their prescriptions out at this point. Anyone who has ever passed a kidney stone would prefer to avoid a repeat experience. And for many years, […]

Plant-based diet linked to slower brain aging

From Newsmax From Newsmax Elderly adults who eat plenty of leafy green vegetables, fish and other healthy fare may take years off their “brain age,” a new study suggests. Researchers found that seniors with either of two healthy eating patterns — the Mediterranean and MIND diets — showed fewer brain “plaques,” abnormal protein clumps that are a […]

WHO Chief: Finding COVID’s origins a moral imperative

From Newsmax From Newsmax Discovering the origins of COVID-19 is a moral imperative and all hypotheses must be explored, the head of the World Health Organization said, in the clearest indication yet that the U.N. body remains committed to finding how the virus arose. A U.S. agency was reported by the Wall Street Journal to […]

CAP discusses actions to eliminate health disparities with Congressional Black Caucus

WASHINGTON, DC – College of American Pathologists (CAP) President Emily E. Volk, MD, FCAP, met with the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Health Braintrust during a forum to discuss strategies to address inequities in health care on March 10. Dr. Volk provided an overview of the CAP’s work to eliminate disparities in diagnostic algorithms and reference ranges, […]