Sickle cell disease

What is sickle cell disease? Sickle cell disease (SCD), is the name for a group of...

A lifetime of health checks

The old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is as...

Skin cancer: Protection and early detection are key

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with approximately...

10 numbers to live by 

Just like financial health, physical health can be tracked using numbers. Take control of your health by paying...

Prostate cancer: A personal experience 

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men, with one in nine being diagnosed during his lifetime.   Regionally speaking, a...

Men’s health 

Busy lives, work schedules, social events and often a laissez-faire attitude can lead to people forgoing preventative healthcare initiatives...

Transplant survivor is all heart 

When Robert Hamaty lay on the theater table awaiting a heart transplant in Jackson Memorial Hospital...

Life-changing donations

Giving the gift of life is easier than you think. Donating blood or signing up...

Well child checks: Monitoring your child’s health and development

Dr. Sara L Watkin Specialist Pediatrician & Neonatologist Integra Healthcare Ltd., Grand Pavilion The normal growth and development...

Dengue update as of February 15, 2019 

Date: 15 February 2019 Issued by: Public Health Department, Cayman Islands Government Email: [email protected] While a regional and...

The HSA explains HPV and the available vaccine

Questions & Answers for HPV Vaccine What is HPV? HPV stands for Human Papillomavirus. Why get vaccinated? The HPV...

HSA encourages women to protect themselves from cervical cancer

PRESS RELEASE from HSA January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority...

Dengue prevention and awareness urged

Date: 8 January 2019 Issued by: Cayman Islands Public Health Department Local health officials are urging Cayman...

Health City opens expanded intensive care unit

By Mark Muckenfuss Trauma patients will now have a better chance of surviving, said Health City officials,...

World mental health day message

Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA Message for World Mental Health...

Recovery month: District presentations

The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) is hosting two district presentations, during...

Alzheimer’s support and signs

Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer's and other dementias, with 5.7 million Americans...

Breastfeeding: benefits and contraindications

Breastfeeding. Everyone seems to have an opinion about who should do it, how long it...

The Conversation: Mental health: the dangers of the social media diagnosis

Kim Heyes, Manchester Metropolitan University Even Facebook agrees that social media can be bad for your...

Transformative travel for transformative health

With a growing understanding of holistic health comes the desire for a different type of...

Social media: How much is too much

This morning, just after your eyes popped open, what did you do? Did you kiss...
Lindsay Bridgeman, owner of Cayman Physiotherapy Ltd.

Physiotherapy: What it treats and how

Ranked second in the 10 happiest jobs published in the General Social Survey of the...

Protecting your skin from the sun

Skin cancer is a growing problem worldwide, most commonly caused by overexposure to the sun. Avoiding...

Helping health

While Cayman may be small, it is lucky enough to benefit from many non-profit groups...

Resources for in-home care

Continuing medical care at home often requires the assistance of home healthcare services offered by...

Advocating for mental health

With approximately 4,000 people in the Cayman Islands afflicted with mental health issues, to one...

Taking health into your own hands

Genetics and environmental factors play an active role in one’s health and well-being. However, individuals,...

Stress: Surviving the silent killer

It’s a fact of modern life, and many even wear it as a badge of...

Step by step skin self examination

The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends that you do a head-to-toe self-examination of your skin every...

Take charge of your health in your 20s

Take charge of your health in your 20s You may think you are too young in...

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...

Do you know your ABCDEs?

Self-exams can help you identify potential skin cancers early, when they are almost always curable. First,...

Sean Childers – The path to paediatric dentistry

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry refers to pediatric dentists as the “big authority on...

Preventative medicine for pets

By the Cayman Islands Veterinary Medical Association [email protected]   Preventative medicine consists of measures taken for disease prevention,...

Mindfulness: Living in the moment, every moment

Riding the bow of a sailboat, a stiff salty breeze stings the face. We observe...

The basics of diabetes

Diabetes mellitus, along with high blood pressure and asthma, was one of the three top medical conditions exposed in Cayman’s 2010 Census of Population...

Choosing the right athletic shoe

As the saying goes, good shoes take you to good places. And that good place may be your personal best on the running track,...

The Conversation: Companies and governments are paying people to get healthy, and it works

Marc Mitchell, Western University In many ways, we have never been less healthy. Nearly 100 million adults in the United States are obese. At any...

Scale the Bluff

Ideal for nature lovers and adventurers, avid rock climber David Verhoeven says scaling the Bluff is a unique and educational experience. One of his...