March 27, 2017 8:40 am Last modified: 3:12 pm

Health-Fitness

Weekly Update: Health Confirms Two More Cases of Zika, Warns People to Stay Protected During Carnival

This week the V.I. Department of Health confirmed two more cases of Zika in the territory, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to 16.
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Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: A Few Easy Crap Substitutes

I ran into an acquaintance at Cost U Less the other day. Being crazy, I couldn’t stop myself from critically reviewing and eventually commenting on what was in his cart.
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Health Beat: Police Officers Get CPR Training from St. John Rescue

Virgin Islands Police Department officers assigned to St. John are now better prepared to save residents’ lives after completing CPR training classes offered by St. John Rescue in February and March.
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Health Department Confirms Territory’s Second Case of Zika

On Friday afternoon the Virgin Islands Department of Health announced that the territory’s second case of Zika virus has been confirmed in a 42-year-old man on St. Croix.
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Territory Awaits Zika Test Results

It’s been almost a month since Zika virus was confirmed in the territory, but local health officials are still uncertain about the scale of the outbreak due to testing surges that are slowing down results.
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Schneider Regional Medical Center Unveils Heart and Lung Center

February is National Heart Month and Schneider Regional Medical Center is celebrating with the unveiling of a new heart and lung center that will allow patients to stay on-island for health care.
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Affordable Care Act Saved V.I. Seniors $4.6 Million So Far

V.I. Medicare beneficiaries saved $4.56 million on prescription drugs since 2010 due to the federal Affordable Care Act, and 11,008 V.I. Medicare beneficiaries used free preventive services in 2015.
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Health Beat: Rachel McKinley Keeps Her Eyes on Trunk Bay Visitors

When Rachel McKinley graduated college, someone told her to try everything. With that goal in mind, she signed on as a V.I. National Park lifeguard in July 2015, spending her days making sure Trunk Bay visitors stay safe.
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Talking About Self-Respect

Many problems are not what we think they are. Gail Glanville’s columns shine a light on the real problem and provide holistic solutions for resolution from the inside out. 

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Talking About Control

When too much control is imposed, a relationship can be ruined. When too little is imposed, a job can be lost. With “just right” amounts of control, we’re in the flow of the Goldilocks Principle.
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