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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Undercurrents: Medical Malpractice System Gets a Little Treatment, but Continues to Limp

V.I. attorneys say it’s getting harder and harder for people who want to take on the establishment with a medical malpractice claim to find an attorney to represent them. But they need help. 

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2016-08-22 23:15:29
Joint Elections Meeting Takes Up Candidate Complaints

The Joint Boards of Elections met briefly Monday to address some minor concerns about the conduct of the Aug. 6 party primary and the upcoming Nov. 8 general election, but a technical glitch forced an early adjournment.

 

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2016-08-22 20:32:47
‘Gulf Rascal’ Is Top Boat, McFarland Is Top Angler at 44th Blue Marlin Tournament

The determination to win and have fun proved the successful strategy for the top team in the 44th USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament.

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2016-08-22 02:28:45
Lifestyles - Health-Fitness — St. Thomas
DOH Reminds Residents to Guard Against Dengue Fever

June 1 commenced the official start of the hurricane season and with it comes increased rains that could provide breeding opportunities for mosquitoes, hence putting residents at risk for dengue fever, according to a press release issued on Friday by the V.I. Department of Health.

Read entire articleJun 4 2011 - 8:17am
Essential Oils Rock!

I'd previously been underwhelmed by the health benefits of essential oils, but that all changed after grueling dental surgery—without anesthesia.

Read entire articleJun 1 2011 - 12:36pm
Body, Mind, Spirit Energy Healing Fair Slated for March 12

A Body, Mind, Spirit Energy Healing Fair is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, at Magens Bay.

Read entire articleMar 9 2011 - 1:17pm
Health Beat: Heart Health for Women

The number one killer of American women, heart disease strikes down more women than all cancers combined.

Read entire articleFeb 28 2011 - 10:32pm
UVI School of Nursing Collaborates to Hold Meetings on Aging Research

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Nursing, Caribbean Exploratory Research Center of Excellence (CERCE) is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to host the Directors Regional Meeting on Aging and Health Disparities Research.

Read entire articleFeb 24 2011 - 5:45am
Governor Praises V.I. Diabetes Projects, Thanks Danish Company for Funding

 

            Governor John P. de Jongh Jr. recently urged Virgin Islands residents to take advantage of educational programs concerned with managing diabetes mellitus that are being offered through a joint venture with the Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk.
Read entire articleJul 30 2010 - 1:41am
Cancer Support V.I. in St. Thomas Hosts Oncologist and Naturopathic Physician

Cancer Support VI announces the next free presentation by Dr. Petra Ketterl, medical oncologist, and Dr. Kathryn Anderson, a naturopathic physician, from Cancer Treatment Centers of America, (CTCA) in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Read entire articleApr 28 2010 - 12:45am
Government and Organizations Offering Free Developmental Screenings for Preschoolers

Parents with concerns about their young child’s development should take advantage of a free developmental screening or Child Find being offered jointly by the Departments of Health, Education and Human Services, as well as Lutheran Social Services and the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleMar 17 2010 - 2:15am
DOH Issues Advisory on Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Department of Health Commissioner Julia Sheen is advising the public of recent reports of conjunctivitis, commonly referred to as pink eye, in the territory and is urging residents to seek medical attention if they feel they have contracted the infection.

Read entire articleMar 5 2010 - 4:16pm
Human Services Holds Developmental Screening for Children at Three Locations

The Department of Human Services, in conjunction with others, will host Child Find, a free developmental screening for children from birth to 5 years-old.

Read entire articleMar 4 2010 - 5:14pm