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Toddler raises donations for Cayman Islands’ high-risk babies in lieu of birthday gifts

While it is typical for guests to shower toddlers with presents of toys and clothes on their first birthday, the birthday guests of one-year-old Adelaide Merren helped her family to raise funds towards newborns who need intensive medical attention. To…

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Carne Group donates funds for new breast pump at Cayman Islands HSA

A generous donation of $800 from the Carne Group, made during the holiday season, will help to purchase a medical grade breast pump for the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the Cayman Islands Hospital this year. “The NICU currently…

Gadget of the week

FDA approves first MRI machine for premature babies By Swapna Krishna, From engadget This will help more preemies survive their most vulnerable days in the hospital. Premature babies are some of the most vulnerable patients in a hospital, and they…

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New approach to the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation

Patients with atrial fibrillation or AFib may benefit from a new procedure called the convergent approach for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. The minimally invasive procedure combines electrophysiology and cardiac surgery treatments to help restore normal heart rhythm for longtime…

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A new edge in fighting cancer for Caribbean patients

Radiosurgery treatments can be performed with precision and speed, often in just a few minutes per day In a promising development for cancer patients in the Caribbean region, North Shore Medical Center is the first hospital in Miami to install…

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Woman gives birth in Walmart parking lot on her birthday with help from fellow shoppers

By Mary Beth Quirk From Consumerist There’s a happy birthday, and then there’s “It’s my birthday and I’m having a baby in a Walmart parking lot.” A pregnant North Dakota woman had a scary situation on her hands when she…