April 27, 2017 5:08 am Last modified: 2:13 am

Health-Fitness

JFL Dedicates Asa’s Garden, Receives Benches for Main Entrance

JFL held a ceremony to dedicate a memorial garden created and developed by community volunteers; also, four new benches have been donated for the main entrance.
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JFL Implements Veterans Honor Program

The executive management and staff of Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) announced the implementation of the first phase of Code Red White and Blue.
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DOH to Host Hepatitis C Virus Trainings for Health Care Professionals

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) - Division of Mental Health, Alcoholism and Drug Dependency Services will host hepatitis C Virus trainings in both districts.
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JFL Recognized Nationally for Med-to-Bed Program

The executive management and staff of the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) congratulates the pharmacy department for being recognized nationally for its recent Med-to-Bed initiative, which was launched last year.
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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.
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DOH to Host Wheel-Out Events for Diabetes Awareness

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, the Virgin Islands Department of Health (DOH) and its community partners will host the 3rd annual “Wheel-Out.” Their purpose is to promote physical activity and healthy eating.
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Three Graduate From SRMC Laboratory Technician Program

Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC) has announced the graduation of three students from its laboratory technician assistant program. They have completed a clinical laboratory assistant program offered by Weber State University and one year of clinical training at the SRMC.
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SRMC Reaches Agreement on Elective Hip and Knee Implants

This year, as part of a broader effort to attain financial solvency, Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC) suspended non-emergency knee and hip implant procedures.
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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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The Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Raw

The best I ever felt physically until now were the years that I could call myself a raw foodist. The designation is for purists, but if you are eating anything raw you are ahead of most Americans.
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