May 24, 2017 11:43 am Last modified: 8:34 am

Health-Fitness

V.I. Department of Health Wants Public Input on Work Plan

DOH invites the public’s input on its work plan: the Preventive Health and Health Services (PHHS) Block Grant.
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DOH Offers Wellness Self-Management Group Therapy for Addiction

Wellness Self-Management Group Therapy is for those who need assistance with personal recovery from alcohol, or illegal or prescribed drugs.
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East End Medical Center Cuts Ribbon at Opening of Its New Dental Clinic

The new dental facility will enable the health center to increase dental services to 650 more patients in addition to the 4,000 who receive dental care annually.
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East End Medical Center Expansion Closes Gap in Public Dental Care

The St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation will celebrate National Public Health Week with the opening of its new dental suite on Friday, April 7, at Tutu Park Mall.
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DOH to Host Hepatitis C Virus Trainings for Health Care Professionals

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) - Division of Mental Health, Alcoholism and Drug Dependency Services will host hepatitis C Virus trainings in both districts.
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DOH Gives Tips on Heart Health

February is Heart Health Month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The USVI Department of Health encourages the community to ta
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DOH Holds Open House at De Castro Clinic

In an effort to reintroduce St. John residents to the clinical services that are now available at the Morris DeCastro Clinic, the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) held its first Open House on Thursday, Nov. 3, at the St. John clinic.
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Kimelman Cancer Institute Postpones Cancer Survivors Appreciation Day Until Nov. 15

Originally set for Oct. 25, this event has been postponed until Nov. 15. The Charlotte Kimelman Cancer Institute (CKCI) will host the 5th Annual Cancer Survivors Appreciation Day to recognize the cancer survivors in the community, to raise awareness of the challenges survivors face, a
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Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Zika!

The blood that shot to my eyes a week ago, an immune reaction to the Zika virus, is almost gone, and the aches and pains getting out of bed Saturday morning seemed to be related more to age than Zika.
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The Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Raw

The best I ever felt physically until now were the years that I could call myself a raw foodist. The designation is for purists, but if you are eating anything raw you are ahead of most Americans.
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