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Health & Wellness

DOH Launches Smoke-Free Campaign

Tobacco products and tobacco smoke contain many harmful chemicals such as acetone, ammonia, arsenic, benzene, cadmium, formaldehyde, lead, mercury and nicotine.

DOH Promotes Healthy Families Through Nurse/Family Partnership

The participating mothers and babies received home care visits from prenatal through the baby’s second birthday.

DOH to Celebrate New Graduates of Nurse-Family Partnership Program

The V.I. Department of Health’s V.I. Nurse-Family Partnership and Maternal Child Health and Children with Special Health Care Needs Programs are proud to announce their 2017 graduates.

Health Department to Recognize Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on June 8

This is an opportunity for people to educate themselves and the community about HIV/AIDS and how to prevent it.

DOH Offers Wellness Self-Management Group Therapy for Addiction

Wellness Self-Management Group Therapy is for those who need assistance with personal recovery from alcohol, or illegal or prescribed drugs.

East End Medical Center Cuts Ribbon at Opening of Its New Dental Clinic

The new dental facility will enable the health center to increase dental services to 650 more patients in addition to the 4,000 who receive dental care annually.

East End Medical Center Expansion Closes Gap in Public Dental Care

The St. Thomas East End Medical Center Corporation will celebrate National Public Health Week with the opening of its new dental suite on Friday, April 7, at Tutu Park Mall.

DOH Gives Tips on Heart Health

February is Heart Health Month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.

Cancer Support V.I. to Host Speaker Jan. 4

Cancer Support VI, sponsored by International Capital & Management Company, has announced its next lecture. Dr. Pamela Crilley, DO, from CTCA Philadelphia.

Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Zika!

The blood that shot to my eyes a week ago, an immune reaction to the Zika virus, is almost gone, and the aches and pains getting out of bed Saturday morning seemed to be related more to age than Zika.

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