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Avoiding Influenza death

Generally death from diseases in USA are going down significantly as indicated in the study published in JAMA of OCT.28th in which there was a reported decrease of 49% from 1969-2013 with the greatest drop seen in stroke 77% and heart attack 68%. This indicates that advances in medical science …

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HSA celebrates World Diabetes Day

The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA), the International Diabetes Federation and millions of individuals around the world this Friday, November 13, 2015, joined to recognise World Diabetes Day, the primary global awareness campaign for diabetes. This year’s World Diabetes Day theme, Healthy Living starts at Breakfast, focused on diabetes …

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Mental health highlighted

Local psychiatrist Dr Marc Lockhart spoke on Friday, 30 October at the Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference identifying where the Cayman Islands is in terms of the mental health needs in the community. He said that with instruments such as the World Health Organization Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems in the …

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The Power of Change

Ernest Ebanks Do you wish you could change something about your life right now? I’m here to argue that change can happen in an instant. I know this goes against popular thought. Most people believe that change has to be worked at for months or even years. We expect to …

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Healthcare conference workshops to explore emerging trends

Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference attendees will not only enjoy presentations from some of the world’s top healthcare professionals, but will also have the opportunity to participate in one of three interactive workshops on the topics of mental health, non-medical therapies and end-of-life decisions. Now in its sixth year, this year’s …

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Doctor Tomlinson receives international recognition

“I’m definitely glad to be back, I’ve always enjoyed my career here.” The Cayman Islands’ Dr Steve Tomlinson, General Practitioner and General Surgeon as well as the owner of Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial Hospital, has received an award for ‘Best Regional Hospital’ from the European Business Assembly (EBA.) The award was presented to Dr …

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The secret to enviable abs

By Ernest Ebanks So you want the secret to enviable abs?  Well, get in line. So does everyone else.  It’s puzzling that something so desirable is completely elusive for most people. Especially when it IS fully possible for you to dramatically shape up your waistline.  Yes, you. Y-O-U.  My clients …

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Annual walk participants top 900

With a hugely successful ‘Walk for the Cure’ campaign, CIBC FirstCaribbean once again helped capture the generous spirit of the Cayman community, as more than 900 participants took to the five-kilometre course, raising funds for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society. “The response we have had to this year’s ‘Walk for …

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Healthcare Conference to highlight emerging trends

This year’s Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference will once again welcome a diverse range of world class healthcare professionals, all set to update and advise the audience on their specific area of expertise. The event will take place from 29 to 31 October at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman and will feature …

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World Heart Day event raises funds for new ambulance

The Cayman Heart Fund recently joined the World Heart Federation to promote cardiovascular education whilst raising CI$27,000 towards a new ambulance for the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA). In celebration of World Heart Day, the inaugural event took place in Camana Bay and with this year’s theme focusing on …

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