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Lifestyles

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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Faith Matters: Church Makes Wedding Bells Ring

Fewer and fewer couples are taking the traditional walk down the aisle, but those willing to make the trip can find a lot of support within the church community.
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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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Chef Julius Jackson Shows What’s in ‘The Kitchen’ This Weekend

Food Network’s "The Kitchen" will show viewers how to beat the cold this weekend with some tropical cooking, including a Caribbean coconut shrimp with mango sauce recipe whipped up by local chef and champion boxer Julius Jackson. 

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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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