November 20, 2019

Cayman: RCIPS requests public assistance in locating missing teenager – UPDATE FOUND

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From RCIPS Nov 14 2019 Ethan Ebanks, who went missing on Monday, 11 November, has been located and appears to be in good health. The RCIPS thanks the public for their assistance in this matter. Yesterday, 13 November, police received a report of a teenaged juvenile who had been missing since Monday evening, 11 November, […]

Saffron defends eyes against diabetes

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From Newsmax Dr. Russell Blaylock, M.D., writes: The retina of the eye is composed of neurons, glial cells (microglia and astrocytes), complex networks of connections, and specialized light receptor cells. The retina develops along with and is directly connected to the brain. As we age, the retina suffers from the same types of degeneration as […]

Kia Motors boosts healthcare in Ghana with opening of Green Light center

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Fanteakwa center offers basic medical services for approx. 30,000 11th Green Light Project from Kia: a global CSR program improving public health, education and vocational skills in developing countries Center operated through a financially self-sufficient system; transferred to local healthcare department for self-management after five years  Kia Motors Corporation has inaugurated a new public healthcare center […]

US: Soaring Health Insurance threatens your retirement

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By Peter Reagan From Newsmax Health care expenses, inflation, and retirement savings are some of the things to consider when you’re nearing retirement age. Any one of them can present an obstacle to your retirement security. A recent rise in health insurance costs may present yet another obstacle. The average health insurance premium for a person aged […]

UK: Leaders in pre-election clash over NHS, Brexit and economy

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From BBC Political parties are readying themselves for a general election campaign after MPs voted for a 12 December poll Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have clashed over the NHS, Brexit and leadership at the last Prime Minister’s Questions before the general election. The Labour leader said voters had a “once in a generation” chance […]

None of top-selling kids’ drinks meet health recommendations

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From Newsmax Drinks marketed to children often contain loads of unhealthy sugars and sweeteners, and they come in packages that deliver too-large servings, a new report finds. None of 34 sweetened drinks aimed at the youth market meet nutrition recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), according to University of Connecticut researchers. “Sweetened drinks […]

Controversy over why skipping breakfast impacts health

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By Lynn Allison From Newsmax A recent study by researchers “proved” that skipping breakfast is associated with an 87% higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease. The results, published in Iowa Now, supports the benefits of eating a daily breakfast in promoting heart health. But now a leading expert questions their data. Lead author Wei Boa, […]

From newsroom to business model: these startups are embracing diversity

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By Chaymae Samir From Reuters Community British newsrooms are 94% White and 55% male. As a result, there is potential for headlines to either miss or even misrepresent people of color. And, this is not a challenge unique to those isles. With more people saying they actively avoid the news (32%), publishers can’t afford to alienate any audience. […]

Saffron defends eyes against diabetes

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Dr. Russell Blaylock, M.D From Newsmax The retina of the eye is composed of neurons, glial cells (microglia and astrocytes), complex networks of connections, and specialized light receptor cells. The retina develops along with and is directly connected to the brain. As we age, the retina suffers from the same types of degeneration as the […]

Public consultations to promote the Caribbean Blue Economy begin in the OECS

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By Susanna De Beauville-Scott Consultations will be held in the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), with the support of Dillon Consulting Limited, will host numerous Blue Economy consultations in five participating OECS Member […]