Monday, March 27, 2017 6:25 pm Last modified: 5:14 pm

Health-Fitness

Health Beat: Doctor Makes Health Care Connection with Patients

There’s something comfortably familiar about Dr. Scott Hartshorn. He practices thoroughly modern medicine on St. Thomas and St. John. He’s a family physician, a description that conjures up images of a doctor who treats people rather than diseases.
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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: SRI Fills Islands’ Need for Medical Supplies

Looking for a sphygmomanometer? How about an otoscope? If you’re a health care provider in the territory, you know you can find that and much more at Supply Resources Incorporated.
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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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Talking About Happiness

In 1998, therapists, practitioners and researchers stopped asking “What’s wrong with you?” and started asking “What makes you happy? What helps you thrive?”
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Health Beat: Physician at Caricare Focuses on Wellness for Entire Family

Growing up in Anguilla, Dr. Reva Richardson realized health care should be proactive, not just reactive. Getting into the medical profession 'was something from a young age I decided to do,' she said. And focusing on preventive care came just as naturally.
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