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Cancer Support VI in St. Thomas to Present Lecture on Colon Cancer

Cancer Support VI, sponsored by International Capital & Management Company, announces its next free presentation will be by Dr. Lawrence Goldman, gastroenterologist.

Deadline Extended for Emergency Prescription Assistance Program

Virgin Islanders who have no prescription insurance coverage and have lost medicine or medical supplies due to the hurricanes, may be eligible for a free 30-day replacement of certain drugs and medical supplies.

Therapy Works VI Is Offering Free Pain Treatments to Government Employees

Therapy includes manual therapies, therapeutic exercises and numerous modalities to help with pain, swelling and the healing process.

March is National Nutrition Month; DOH Is Helping Virgin Islanders ‘Go Further with Food’

DOH recommends Virgin Islanders take the following steps towards a healthful diet.

DOH’s Mental Health Services on St. Thomas Relocate to SRMC

Outpatient client services for St. Croix are provided in two clinics located on St. Croix: Charles Harwood Memorial Complex and the Ingeborg-Nesbitt Frederiksted Clinic

American Academy of HIV Medicine Gives Nurse Practitioner Janette Bowers New Certification

Currently, only two providers in the V.I. are certified HIV providers; Bowers joins Dr. Barbara McDonald at St. Thomas East End Clinic as a specialist in HIV care.

DOH Urges Community to Take Precautions During Flu Season

If anyone does experience flu-like symptoms, speak to a physician about getting an antiviral medication such as Tamiflu.
Shaun Pennington

Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: On Walking, Trekking and Self Care

For the almost 30 years that I thought of myself as a “runner” I looked down my nose at walkers. But a meniscus tear caused me to reevaluate walking as a road to cardiovascular fitness – and more.

Health Department Urges Community to Get the Flu Shot, Not the Flu

It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week -- a reminder that it is not too late to get a flu vaccine.

Department of Health to Recognize World AIDS Day Activities on Dec. 1

World AIDS Day is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.


Coming Thursday: movie poster
Coming Thursday:
“Pacific Rim Uprising” and “Sherlock Gnomes”




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