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Suspected Air Quality Hazard on Commercial Aircraft Confirmed In Latest Research

Flying could be hazardous to your health in more ways than one, according to the findings of a new study of more than 200 aircrew, which show links between fumes and ill health from contaminated air blown into aircraft cabins. […]

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Caribbean Healthcare Professionals Form Groundbreaking Alzheimer’s Association

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Wednesday June 21, 2017 – With the number of people living with dementia projected to reach 74.7 million in another 13 years and 131.5

Eating Red Meat Raises Risk of Death from Nine Major Diseases

The consumption of red meat increases the likelihood of dying from nine major diseases, a new American study claims. Eating beef, lamb and pork hikes susceptibility to death from

CDC Finds Zika-Related Birth Defects Acquired At Any Stage of Pregnancy

With the rainy season bringing an increase of disease-carrying mosquitoes across the region, data out of the United States showing that Zika-related birth defects can occur if a

Health City Surgeons Return Toddler’s Heart To Chest Cavity

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 – Surgeons at Health City Cayman Islands have made history in the Caribbean after performing lifesaving surgery on a child

Trinidad hosts international talks on daily antiretroviral pill

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - A new once-daily pill to prevent the spread of human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is capturing the attention of communities affected by the

Barbados: Health Ministry investigating suspected foodborne illness

THE MINISTRY OF Health is investigating a suspected occurrence of foodborne illness at the St Philip District Hospital. The incident affected 30 patients between May 15 and 16 and

Breast Milk May Cure Cancer, Scientists Say

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Thursday May 18, 2017 – The accidental discovery of the effects of a compound found in breast milk could mean a more effective and targeted way

Caribbean Countries Urged to Tax Tobacco, Alcohol, Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Wednesday May 17, 2017 – Taxes on tobacco, alcoholic and sweetened beverages can help reduce consumption of these products and generate income that can be used

Barbados: QEH receives HACCP designation

THE QUEEN ELIZABETH Hospital (QEH) has boosted its ability to protect patients from food-borne illnesses with the introduction of the HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) system at

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