Workers can become dangerously overheated at temperatures below official limits

(Reuters Health) - Employers and workers need to be aware that heat stress can happen well before temperatures reach official limits for workplace safety, a U.S. study suggests.

Thinking skills may suffer on hot days

(Reuters Health) - Heat waves can sap productivity by slowing down thinking, even in the young and healthy, a small study suggests.

Babies who started solids slept better: study

(Reuters Health) - Babies who start on solids at three months sleep better than infants exclusively breastfed until six months of age, according to a new analysis of clinical trial data.

Sun-sensitive people need more than sunscreen to avoid sunburn

(Reuters Health) - People with pale skin who are sensitive to the sun should use several sun-protective behaviors to avoid sunburn, according to a new study.

Physician burnout a key driver of medical errors

(Reuters Health) - Burned-out doctors are more likely to make major medical errors, regardless of workplace safety measures, new research shows.

PTSD raises heart and stroke risk in World Trade Center cleanup crews

(Reuters Health) - More than 16 years after cleanup was completed at the site of the September 11, 2001 attack on New York City's World Trade Center complex, many who worked at the disaster site still struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and may also have an elevated risk of heart attack and stroke as a result, researchers say.

Multivitamin-mineral supplements do not reduce heart disease, deaths

(Reuters Health) - Taking multivitamins and minerals does not reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease or associated deaths, according to a new review of existing research.

Israel’s Together to sell cosmetics based on cannabis, Dead Sea minerals

Israel's Together Pharma said on Tuesday it will set up a new company with Premier Dead Sea to sell cosmetics based on cannabis and Dead Sea minerals.

Israeli firm gets U.S. nod for advanced trials for non-opiate painkiller

Israeli pharmaceuticals company PainReform has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin late-stage clinical studies for a pain relief drug that is a departure from opiate-based narcotics, it said on Tuesday.

Caricom states say CSME only with their mouths

Dear Editor,I write with respect to the recent summit of Caricom heads of government which took place in Montego Bay, Jamaica. I understand that issues pertaining to the single market and economy were discussed. I use this medium to state that Caricom will remain an avenue for talks and no action until a number of impediments are eliminated.

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

(Reuters Health) - Hormones given to people to align their sex with their gender pose a significant risk of serious blood clots and stroke among transgender women, one of the largest studies of transgender patients has concluded.

Trump slams Pfizer after July 1 drug price hikes

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday took aim at Pfizer Inc and other U.S. drugmakers after they raised prices on some of their medicines on July 1, saying his administration would act in response.

Fewer older black patients survive long-term after cardiac arrest in the hospital

(Reuters Health) - After a cardiac arrest in the hospital, older black patients don't survive as long as older white patients, new data show.

Danone investigates Aptamil baby milk complaints

French food group Danone is investigating reports that its new Aptamil baby milk formula has made some infants unwell in Britain.

Team mix affects operating room social behavior

(Reuters Health) - Social behavior in the operating room is significantly affected by the mix of professional roles and the surgeon's gender, according to researchers who observed 200 surgical procedures.

Rum For Breakfast — So Rumbelievable

Saturday Social picks up where Page 2 left off at Bacchanal Jamaica's Rum For Breakfast event held Saturday last at the gardens of Hope Zoo. Standout booths were Goddard Catering Events (ackee and salt fish, perfectly fried dumplings, and crispy fried chicken and waffles); Grace Kitchens (the tastiest franks and beans); and Chas E Ramson which clearly knows that Foska oats, Hungry Jack pancakes and Elle &...

Jamaica Medical Foundation Auction — Providing a lifeline to health

“This evening is basically to celebrate life, and in doing so to try and help organisations which contribute so much good in our country,” shared Jamaica Medical Foundation (JMF) Chairman Michael A Fraser in his welcome address at the JMF Lifeline: Wine, Fashion, and Art Auction, held at the Spanish Court Hotel, on Thursday, July 5.

Alessandra Bell

“I'm not a designer; I've never claimed to be. But I do love fashion and I know what sells, “ declares the woman who defied the odds and landed her brand CocoNautical line at Topshop, Oxford Street, London. Alessandra Bell is a fashion entrepreneur with an online ecomm site for swimwear and resort wear which she started in 2016 and, a year later, pivoted the business to become a drop shipping and wholesale platform for vacation wear to prove it.

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On our radar this week is Saint International model Brandon Bailey in the June fashion editorial of Flaunt magazine.The shoot was done... in March on the roof of a building in Manhattan , New York. The experience overall on set was a good one, although I must say, contrary to what the weather looks like, it was freezing! 

The Favourite Travel Destinations of Four Local Executives

Travel broadens the mind and summer is a great time to explore, discover, and create experiences. Last week, SO asked 10 local executives, who attended the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce's 36th annual dinner and awards ceremony, about their favourite travel destinations and this year's summer plans. Here are four more!

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