Tuesday, September 26, 2017 4:30 am Last modified: 4:10 am

Health-Fitness

American Cancer Society Thanks Many for Raising $183,000 for Relay For Life Events

The American Cancer Society (ACS) USVI extends its deepest gratitude to residents, businesses, organizations and government agencies for their participation and support of its two “Relay For Life” events recently held on May 20-21 at Canegata Ballpark, St. Croix, and on June 24-25 at
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DOH Launches Smoke-Free Campaign

Tobacco products and tobacco smoke contain many harmful chemicals such as acetone, ammonia, arsenic, benzene, cadmium, formaldehyde, lead, mercury and nicotine.
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DOH Promotes Healthy Families Through Nurse/Family Partnership

The participating mothers and babies received home care visits from prenatal through the baby’s second birthday.
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DOH to Celebrate New Graduates of Nurse-Family Partnership Program

The V.I. Department of Health’s V.I. Nurse-Family Partnership and Maternal Child Health and Children with Special Health Care Needs Programs are proud to announce their 2017 graduates.
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Health Department to Recognize Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on June 8

This is an opportunity for people to educate themselves and the community about HIV/AIDS and how to prevent it.
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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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Cancer Support VI, American Cancer Society Schedule Lecture Series

Cancer Support VI (CSVI) has announced its next free presentation by Sharon Day, nutritionist at CTCA in Goodyear, Ariz. She will speak on elimination diets.
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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.
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