Protection Starts Here

Protection Starts Here (PSH) is a Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) project launched in 2012...

School Health Screenings

All students entering government or private schools in the Cayman Islands for the first time...

Childhood susceptibility to illness

Are children more likely to be sick more often during certain life stages? Children are considered...

New residential mental health facility in the works

A long-term residential mental health facility is in the works for the Cayman Islands. Currently, there...

Treating Common Childhood Ailments

It may seem to parents that their child is always getting some form of sniffles,...

Cancer care in Cayman

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a frightening experience for both patients and their loved ones....

Experiential Therapy: Therapy outside of the box

When seeking therapeutic support, there are options available that take therapy outside traditional office walls...

Holistic ways to manage everyday anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses and affect millions of adults and children. While...

There’s an app for that: Health apps for 2020

Looking for some help on your health and wellness journey this year? Or simply enjoy...

Four food facts

How much is too much? Knowing recommended intakes of certain nutrients can help consumers understand...

Coronavirus

A novel (new) coronavirus was first detected in late December in Wuhan City, Hubei Province,...

Reach your wellness goals more mindfully

Nowadays it’s common to look to your smartwatch or phone for confirmation that you’ve taken...

Be mindful on the road

The effects of advancing technology on society as we enter the third decade of the...

Keeping your mental health in check

The status of our mental health impacts every aspect of our lives, including our relationships...

Improve your health with meditation

With today’s always-on digital culture, it’s important to take some time to switch off. Being inundated...

Pass the plants, please

Diet fads have come and gone, but one of the biggest trends in recent years...

10 healthy teas

While we all know of, or can visualise, the positive psychological effects of sitting down...

Tips to revamp your eating habits

When it comes to creating and maintaining healthy eating habits, there are a few mistakes...

A guide to good gut health

The expression “listen to your gut” may have more truth than you know. Your gut...

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...

Health checkups for every life stage

The old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is as true today as it was when Benjamin Franklin said...

Health insurance in the Cayman Islands

In the Cayman Islands, health insurance is required by law for all residents. It can be purchased on an individual or family basis or through...

Protection Starts Here

Protection Starts Here (PSH) is a Cayman Islands Red Cross (CIRC) project launched in 2012 to raise awareness of child sexual abuse in the...

School Health Screenings

All students entering government or private schools in the Cayman Islands for the first time are required to have health screenings in the summer...