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Health & Wellness

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.

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.

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. 

Talking About Control

When too much control is imposed, a relationship can be ruined. When too little is imposed, a job can be lost. With “just right” amounts of control, we’re in the flow of the Goldilocks Principle.

Talking About Happiness

In 1998, therapists, practitioners and researchers stopped asking “What’s wrong with you?” and started asking “What makes you happy? What helps you thrive?”

Health Beat: Physician at Caricare Focuses on Wellness for Entire Family

Growing up in Anguilla, Dr. Reva Richardson realized health care should be proactive, not just reactive. Getting into the medical profession 'was something from a young age I decided to do,' she said. And focusing on preventive care came just as naturally.

Talking About Depression

Many problems we face with our health, jobs and relationships are never what we think they are. Gail Glanville’s columns shine a light on the real problem and provide holistic solutions to bring about healthy change and resolution from the inside out.

Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Going Nuts!

I love nuts. I live on them. I have spent the last 30 years experimenting. I get my protein and my snacks from nuts. I have lost all the weight I had gained from my carb loading diet and I have kept it off.

Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: The Sweet Sugar-Free Life

Thirty years ago, after reading “Sugar Blues” by William Duffy, I began my three-decade journey to find some way to give up sugar while still living the sweet life.

Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: The Best Years Ever

These are the best years of my life. Not every 65 year old feels that way. But I do.I wake up most mornings ready to hit the ground running. And I never get sick. But I did recently. It lasted about two hours.

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