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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