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Health & Wellness

Kym Rapier Gives $100,000 to Cancer Support VI Through CFVI

Recognizing the many challenges that cancer patients across the U.S. Virgin Islands experience when faced with such a devastating diagnosis, Rapier recently committed this generous amount to Cancer Support Virgin Islands (CSVI) Fund.

Medicare Helps Seniors Use Opioids Safely

Raymond Hurd is the regional administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, New York Regional Office, including New York, New Jersey, Puerto...

V.I. Medical Personnel Train for Possible Measles Outbreak

Doctors and other health care providers, including school nurses and administrators, were strongly urged to attend at training/update so that the health care response to this potential threat is unified throughout the territory.
Roy L. Schneider Regional Medical Center

Paradise Chiropractic & Wellness to Host Health Power Talk Dinner Event

Paradise Chiropractic & Wellness is offering a free health and wellness power talk and dinner, open to the public, at 6:30 p.m., June 3, in the SRMC Sunroom. This month's theme is "Mars Vs Venus -- DNA Differences in Health -- Complimentary Dinner Health Talk."

Health Department Alerts Public to Recall of Tyson Chicken Strips

The products subject to recall have "P-7221" on the back of the package and include varieties like Crispy Chicken Strips, Buffalo Style Chicken Strips, and Honey BBQ Flavored Chicken Strips.

GVI Monitoring Cruise Liner Quarantined at St. Lucia With Case of Measles

The latest National Immunization Survey, (which includes data from the territory captured in 2016) the Virgin Islands has the lowest MMR immunization rate in the country for children between 19 and 35 months old — at 70.5 percent coverage.

DOH Advises Residents About National Opioid Crisis

During the period between 1999 and 2018, over 400,000 Americans died as a result of overdoses related to America’s opioid crisis. Data from the...

American Cancer Society Continues Assisting USVI Patients

The American Cancer Society is dedicated to continuing all the ACS services in 2019. In addition, cancer patients and their caregivers can reach ACS 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the toll-free support line
The new modular-unit structure will take the place of the Myrah Keating Smith Clinic on St. John.

Myrah Keating Smith Clinic Closed in Cruz Bay, Moving Back to Sussannaberg

The Myrah Keating Smith Community Health Clinic has been relocated to its former location at 3B Sussannaberg, St. John effective Thursday

New AARP Campaign Focuses on Federal/ State Solutions to Cut Drug Prices

The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for Virgin Islanders and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level.

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