Helping Health

While Cayman may be small, it is lucky enough to benefit from many non-profit groups that help promote health and wellness. They all raise public awareness about varying health issues, and most provide valuable...

Life-Changing Donations

Giving the gift of life is easier than you think. Donating blood or signing up to a bone marrow registry will take only minutes of your time but has the potential to make a...

Resources for In-Home Care

Continuing medical care at home often requires the assistance of home healthcare services offered by private clinics, private agencies, hospitals and governmental departments; the hire or purchase of medical equipment; and often some form...

Taking Health Into Your Own Hands

Genetics and environmental factors play an active role in one’s health and well-being. However, individuals, communities and populations can also directly impact their health and longevity by focusing on preventative healthcare to prevent disease. These...

Stress: Surviving the Silent Killer

It’s a fact of modern life, and many even wear it as a badge of honor. Yet when it goes unmanaged, stress can have a dramatic, damaging effect on the body and mind.   The Stress...

Step by Step Skin Self Examination

The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends that you do a head-to-toe self-examination of your skin every month, so you can find any new or changing lesions that might be cancerous or precancerous. Skin cancers are...

Take charge of your health in your 20s

Take charge of your health in your 20s You may think you are too young in your 20s to be worried about major health scares, or too busy to schedule in preventative medical checks. But...

If You Can Spot It You Can Stop It

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers. Each year in the U.S. more than 5.4 million cases of nonmelanoma skin cancer are treated in more than 3.3 million people. It is also...

Do You Know Your ABCDEs?

Self-exams can help you identify potential skin cancers early, when they are almost always curable. First, for a successful self-exam, you obviously need to know what you're looking for. As a general rule, to spot...

Traditional Cayman Plant Remedies

Before the era of modern medicine, nature was our medicine cabinet with treatments for a range of ailments. Caymanians utilized many of these herbal remedies in days gone by, and some are still used today....

In the Comfort of Your Home

Janet Morse was a facing a lengthy hospital stay. Diagnosed with a life-threatening infection, she had already spent three months in Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial Hospital, and several weeks at the Cleveland Clinic in the U.S. After...