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.
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.
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.
This week the V.I. Department of Health confirmed two more cases of Zika in the territory, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to 16.
I ran into an acquaintance at Cost U Less the other day. Being crazy, I couldn’t stop myself from critically reviewing and eventually commenting on what was in his cart.
Carmen Ramos Navarro struggles with medical conditions and issues associated with having the chronic autoimmune disorder scleroderma – yet she carries on with smiles and laughter. Scleroderma is not contagious, infectious, cancerous or malignant.
On Friday afternoon the Virgin Islands Department of Health announced that the territory’s second case of Zika virus has been confirmed in a 42-year-old man on St. Croix.
It’s been almost a month since Zika virus was confirmed in the territory, but local health officials are still uncertain about the scale of the outbreak due to testing surges that are slowing down results.
February is National Heart Month and Schneider Regional Medical Center is celebrating with the unveiling of a new heart and lung center that will allow patients to stay on-island for health care.
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.