Headaches are common and can affect quality of life. A visiting headache specialist at Cayman Neurology and Pain Management tests for underlying causes and offers cutting edge treatment plans.
The local developer involved in the development of Dr. Devi Shetty's Health City Cayman Islands, Gene Thompson, told the Future of Cayman forum last week that by the hospital is fully operational, 90 local doctors and 900 local nurses would be staffing the project.
Many people all over the world work very hard to make a living. Some may enter the workforce at an early age, some may work extensive overtime hours, and some may work several jobs just to pay the bills. At what point though, do workers become overworked and are at risk of burning out?
This article investigates the importance of sleep on individual performance, the increasing problems associated with lack of sleep and what we can do to improve our sleep patterns.
Organisations need to support individuals to stay fit and well if they are to remain “happy and here”. But what does an effective well-being strategy look like, and how can employers build a culture of health within the organisation?
Colleen Brummer is the owner, CEO and head trainer of ENERGY Essential Fitness, a small business in the Cayman Islands. She is also a wife, friend, cancer survivor, and a lover of life. She somehow manages to juggle it all - and still manages to get in an episode of Glee from time to time.
Dr Victoria Karlinsky, a board certified cosmetic surgeion will be at KY Imaging for one week each month, performing a variety of surgical and non-surgical cosmetic procedures.
I think the following has happened to us all. We attended a training course or workshop, listened diligently, participated in the exercises and made notes of the most important points in the folder of handouts provided.
According to new research, weight-loss surgery is reversing and possibly curing diabetes and doctors are recommending the operation should be offered to diabetics sooner and not just as a last resort.
Even though Thinking Fast and Slow is a science
book about the workings of the human brain and deals with intimidating
words such as heuristics and biases, it is an easily accessible, well
written and entertaining summary not only of how we think but also of
how we are prone to make
Doctors from the renowned Cleveland Clinic visited Cayman recently to introduce new Web-based methods for patients to get second opinions from its specialists and for doctors to keep track of patients they refer to the clinic.
The second annual National Health Care 20/20 Conference to be held this month in Cayman will explore the economics of providing and sustaining a affordable, quality healthcare system.
South Florida Institute for Reproductive Medicine targets Cayman clients.
The Journal speaks with well known female entrepreneurs from the private and public sectors to hear what made them choose their successful career path and what keeps them motivated.
Heart disease and diabetes are unfortunately inextricably linked. So, with around 2,000 to 3,000 people in Cayman currently suffering from diabetes, a discussion on what diabetes sufferers can do to improve their heart health was a timely update for those attending last month’s Heart Health Fair, organised by Cayman Heart Fund
Teh first ever Healthcare Thought Leaders Forum took place at the beginning of this year, to assesss ways of cutting costs of healthcare and increasing the quality of care in the Cayman Islands.
A triple whammy of heart health-related activities meanst that all parts of the Cayman community had the chance to update their heart health knowledge during March's Heart Smart Week
The high cost of healthcare has been at the forefront of the minds of governments across the globe in light of rising healthcare costs, aging populations, and increases in the prevalence of chronic diseases. In a bid to get to grips with the issue the Cayman Islands government held the first ever Healthcare Thought Leaders Forum at the beginning of this year, to try to delve further into ways of cutting costs and increasing the quality of healthcare for the Cayman Islands.
Cayman Heart Fund’s heart health fair, symposium, Learn and Live Luncheon and red dress down day are upon us this week, so the Journal catches up with the Fund’s chairman, Suzy Soto, for a question and answer session on the good work of this important Cayman charity.
Although the Cayman Islands does not have statistic on the prevalence or mortality rate of prostate cancer sufferers, neighbouring Jamaica has statistics that are worrying.
It took three distinguished experts in their field to discuss the issue of the impact of chronic non-communicable diseases on workplace productivity and the corporate bottom line at the recent Healthcare 20/20 conference.
The New Year is fast approaching, bringing a sense of new beginnings.
Historically, two of the biggest New Year’s resolutions are getting fit
and losing weight. Unfortunately for many, discouragement sets in by
February and the well-intentioned programme is dropped until the
following New Year.
When most people think about the holiday season they get excited. It’s a
fun time of year where people are festive, happy, glowing, socialising,
spending time with friends and family, eating nice foods and drinking
nice wines. What could be better?
Alice is getting ready for work one
morning. She looks in the mirror and says to herself: “I’m tired, I look tired,
I’m overweight and I wish I looked better. My boyfriend’s right, I need to lose
“The time was right this year – I had lost a considerable
amount of weight last year and wanted to carry on staying fit and trim and I
turn 40 this year, so I thought it would be a tremendous way for me to
commemorate my birthday while at the same time giving back to such an important
Everyone remembers where they were when they heard the
news that Estella Scott-Roberts had vanished overnight. It takes very little to
resurrect the desperate feelings of that October 2008 weekend.
All three Rotary International service clubs (Sunrise, Grand Cayman
and Central) have seen recent change overs in the presidency of their
individual club. Business Editor Lindsey Turnbull meets with Michael
Levitt, president of Rotary Sunrise.
Baptist Health South Florida has been an ongoing provider of medical
services to residents in the Cayman Islands for many years. Business
Editor Lindsey Turnbull speaks with Allen Brenteson, the hospital’s
corporate vice president, to hear about some of the latest services on
offer for Cayman residents as well as his thoughts on how the
relationship can be strengthened in the future.
According to Kosiborod, speaking at the Cayman Heart Fund’s fair earlier
this year with a presentation titled “Know Your Stress: How Behaviour
Impacts Heart Disease”, emotional mental health disorders are very
powerful risk factors for developing cardio vascular disease.
How you present yourself speaks volumes to everyone you meet, even
before you begin to converse verbally, so portraying an image that puts
your business in the best possible light to potential clients is
essential if you want to get ahead. Two of the US’s most successful
style trendsetters were on hand at the recent Engage!10 luxury wedding
Even the best communicators have moments when they’re stressed,
distracted, hungry, tired, uncomfortably hot, etc. Any number of things
could be happening to momentarily strain your interactions with others
and impede your ability to communicate effectively.
Do any of the following situations sound familiar? As a manager in your company, sometimes it seems you’re spending entire
days dealing with conflicts between your team members regarding their
personal issues when all you want to do is get on with your work.
This idea of sustainable development resonated with Cindy O’Hara – a
young student - as she completed her studies in architecture in Canada,
France and Spain.
The Cayman Heart Fund’s War on Weight saw 16 contestants battle it
out for the top spot to become Cayman’s biggest loser. The winners
gained so much more than simply weight loss. Business Editor Lindsey
Students and employees of St Matthew’s School of Medicine recently
raised over $3,300 to help the devastated nation of Haiti through
internal activities, The Journal reports.
We all ought to know by now that a lifestyle that includes a high
fat, high sugar diet and little or no exercise coupled with a smoking
habit is a recipe for disaster as far as our hearts are concerned.
Cayman’s medical profession as well as students at the St Matthews
School of Medicine enjoyed an informative evening late last year at the
University when three top cancer specialists in their field gave
enthralling presentations into the latest developments within their own
practice field of the disease.
Everyone has their part to play when fighting the battle against
cancer. This was the one clear message that came out of the Cayman
Islands Cancer Society’s first ever Cancer Awareness Day, supported by
St Matthews University School of Medicine and Celebrations, which took
place last November at the Grand Cayman Marriott.
Taron Jackman, a partner at Deloitte Cayman and a diabetes patient
himself made a generous donation to the cause at the World Diabetes
Day. Business Editor Lindsey Turnbull reports.
14 November marked World Diabetes Day and was observed the world
over with the illumination of historic buildings of the blue light that
has become synonymous with the disease.