New mother, Simone McLeod cuts the ribbon to the breastfeeding training room opened at the Mandeville Regional Hospital (MRH) in Manchester on Friday, October 26. All mothers who deliver at the MRH will receive support and training in the proper breastfeeding techniques.

CAYMAN ISLANDS - As the world observes Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Health City Cayman Islands is offering breast cancer and other solid tumor cancer patients an opportunity to reduce chemotherapy-induced hair loss through the use of a machine called DigniCap. 

The Chapelton Community Hospital in Clarendon will be renovated at a cost of US $1 million. Ground was broken for renovation works on Thursday, October 18.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced the launching of a new initiative to help speed the development of a cure for sickle cell disease, a group of inherited blood disorders affecting at least 100,000 people in the United States and 20 million worldwide. The Cure Sickle Cell Initiative will take advantage of the latest genetic discoveries and technological advances to move the most promising genetic-based curative therapies safely into clinical trials within five to 10 years.

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