May 27, 2023

Rejection notices hurt

Rejection hurts. Many artists think about rejection so much that they are afraid to even create. This is a crime and a theft of art before it is even born. How do we deal with the suffering that comes with hearing no, no, no, time and again? Over the years I have had my share […]

Disturbing side effects of soda

A very disturbing article under the above title appeared in Care2’s latest newsletter that I felt I had to share with you. I recommend you visit the Care2 website ( and subscribe to their regular newsletter. The article was written by Emily Main, CEO and Chairman of Rodale Inc. Soda’s Bittersweet Side Effects If […]

Feeding Your Toddler

Brandi Propas is the newest addition to The International Medical Group. She is a registered dietician and her services are a welcome complement to the clinic. Does it feel like the only words out of your toddler’s mouth at meal time is “no”? Frustrated that your child is a picky eater? Helping toddlers learn to […]

Cayman Heart Fund’s 3rd Annual Red Dress Learn & Live Luncheon

Ladies in red dresses learned about heart health at the Cayman Heart Fund (CNF)’s Third Annual Red Dress Learn & Live Luncheon. The day began with a mini Expo of businesses from around the islands such as: •    Mobile Fitness •    CrossFit 7 Mile •    Bliss Living Yoga •    Body Works •    Silver Rain •   […]

Lowering Cholesterol Naturally

Lowering cholesterol levels in your body by natural methods is usually less expensive, not to mention much less stressful on your body. While there’s plenty of medical advice that indicates the statin family of drugs are highly effective in lowering your levels of cholesterol, there are many people who are seeking alternative non-medical solutions to […]

Public Health Update on Viral Gastroenteritis

Although there has been a decline in gastroenteritis cases during the past week ending 25 February with about 85 cases reported, the Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kiran Kumar again urged people to practice good hygiene to help stem the outbreak. “Usually, we see between 15 and 25 cases of gastroenteritis per week at the […]


Every single one of us begins aging the moment we are born – If you’re alive, you’re aging – you can’t avoid it. But there are a number of things that you can do to keep yourself healthy and active, and to eliminate or at least slow down many of the factors that contribute to […]

Trans Fats

Unsaturated fats with trans-isomer (E-isomer) fatty acid(s) are commonly known as trans fats. Because the term refers to the configuration of a double carbon-carbon bond, trans fats are sometimes monounsaturated or polyunsaturated, but never saturated. Trans fats are rare in living nature, but can occur in food production process. Fatty acids in foods are made […]

Counterfeit drugs becoming big business worldwide 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The discovery that a fake version of the widely used cancer medicine Avastin is circulating in the United States is raising new fears that the multibillion-dollar drug-counterfeiting trade is increasingly making inroads in the U.S. The criminal practice has largely been relegated to poor countries with lax regulations. But with more medicines […]

Get to Know Your Testes (Testicles)

Dr Lynn Dawber, a South African national, joined the International Medical Group from New Zealand. She is a welcome additional to our family and we look forward to our patients (new and existing) meeting her. If you are a young man or teenage boy you should be aware of how your testes (testicles) normally feel. […]