Skin Cancer Awareness – Part two

    Saturday, June 28, 2014

    By Victoria Anderson Grey Factors that increase the risk of developing skin cancer include: • Ultraviolet (UV) light: Sunlight is the main source of u... Read more 

    Cancer survivors and caregivers to be honoured

    Monday, June 02, 2014

    In honour of cancer survivors and their caregivers, the Cayman Islands Cancer Society will host its Annual Cancer Survivors Dinner on Friday, 6 June,... Read more 

    Lung Cancer awareness month – part 2

    Saturday, May 17, 2014

    By Victoria Anderson Grey May is being celebrated as Child Month and the Cayman Islands is focusing on providing adults with the resources needed to e... Read more 

    Lung Cancer Awareness Month

    Friday, May 09, 2014

    By Victoria Anderson Grey When smokers quit – what are the benefits over time? 20 minutes after quitting – Your heart rate and blood pressure dr... Read more 

    Gastrointestinal cancers – Part 4

    Saturday, May 03, 2014

    In addition to the factors discussed last week, there are also medical factors linked to the development stomach cancer. These include: • Bacteria inf... Read more 

    Gastrointestinal cancers – part three

    Saturday, April 26, 2014

    We’ ll finish up our discussion on oesophageal cancer by discussing protective factors. The exact cause of oesophageal cancer is unknown; therefore, t... Read more 
    Gastrointestinal Cancers part two

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    By Victoria Anderson Grey As mentioned last week, certain lifestyle factors are associated with the development of oesophageal cancer. A diet high in... Read more 

    Gastrointestinal Cancers Awareness month

    Thursday, April 10, 2014No comments

    Digestion is the complex process of turning food into energy needed for survival. The digestive system is made up of the alimentary canal, also known... Read more 

    Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
    Saturday, April 05, 2014
    The Cayman Islands Cancer Society is observing April as Gastrointestinal Cancer Awareness Month. Gastrointestinal cancer (cancer of the digestive syst... Read more 
     
    Don’t put off for tomorrow what you can do today

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    With faith and humour she survived By Victoria Anderson Gray The Lions Club of Grand Cayman recently organised the 3rd Annual Delano Hislop 3 Day Jour... Read more 

    Saturday, July 12, 2014

    by Bethany Rundell A diagnosis of ovarian cancer is scary.  But when you’re 25 years old, engaged to be married and had hoped to have children, it can... Read more 

    A new way to donate to local charities

    Saturday, June 28, 2014

    Launched December 2013, Cayman Gift Certificates is the only website where you can purchase gift certificates from Cayman vendors from anywhere in the... Read more 

    Fasting triggers stem cell regeneration of damaged, old immune system

    Monday, June 16, 2014

    University of Southern California, Original article written by Suzanne Wu In the first evidence of a natural intervention triggering stem cell-based r... Read more 

    Protecting your kids during the summer

    Saturday, June 14, 2014

    The end of the school year is almost here and savvy moms and dads by now have made all the arrangements for summer. Summer camps and leisurely days at... Read more 

    Health conference to focus on chronic non-communicable diseasesFriday, June 13, 2014
    Due to the increase of chronic non-communicable diseases (CNCDs), organisers of the fifth annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference have decided to... Read more 
    Minister concerned about unhealthy living

    DID YOU KNOW? – Part 2

    Saturday, June 07, 2014

    HEALTH EFFECTS OF SECOND HAND SMOKE Breathing second-hand smoke can irritate your lungs and reduce the amount of oxygen in your blood. Prolonged or re... Read more 

    DID YOU KNOW? – Part 1

    Saturday, May 31, 2014

    SMOKING AND ADDICTION • Tobacco contains nicotine, a highly addictive psychoactive ingredient. • Tobacco addiction can start with the 1st drag. • Nico... Read more 

    10 ways to keep teens smoke-free

    Saturday, May 24, 2014

    Teen smoking might begin innocently, but it can become a long-term problem. In fact, most adult smokers begin smoking as teenagers. Your best bet? Hel... Read more 

    Found: the fountain of youth

    Friday, May 16, 2014

    Turns out the sought-after magic elixir has been right under our noses! I’m talking about water. Pure, simple water. Before you scoff at this id... Read more 

    Public Health aids smokers to quit

    Thursday, May 15, 2014No comments

    The Public Health Department is urging members of the public to enlist in its ‘I Can Quit’ smoking cessation programme. Scheduled to begin on 4 June 2... Read more 

    13 reasons why you need exercise

    Thursday, April 17, 2014

    Let’s face it, some days you just don’t feel like exercising. You get too busy, too stressed and quite simply too tired. But this shouldn... Read more 

    NDC marks April as Alcohol Awareness Month

    Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    The National Drug Council (NDC) has designated the month of April as the Alcohol Awareness Month. In a press statement, the NDC announced that it will... Read more 

    Regional Status Report on NCDs launchedFriday, April 04, 2014
    Thursday 20 March, 2014 the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) officially launched: A Civil Society Regional Status Report: Responses to NCDs in the Ca... Read more  
    Addressing the prostate problem among men of colourFriday, February 21, 2014
    According to the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, men of African descent have the highest rate of prostate cancer in the USA.... Read more