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Health & Wellness

Health Beat: Counselor Catherine Giraud

Local Counselor, sailor and artist Catherine G`iraud set sail from Europe in 1986 with plans to sail the Caribbean for a year. In 1987 she landed on St. Croix, found the island to be serene and quiet and the people to be friendly.

Doctor, Surgical Team Perform JFL’s First Anterior Hip Replacement

Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital can now add anterior total hip replacement to the services it provides. Dr. Jeffrey Chase and a JFL surgical team on Jan. 20 performed St. Croix’s hip replacement of this type on a 73-year old female patient, according to the hospital.

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: Anna H. Boguslawska, Physical Therapist

Anna H. Boguslawska, physical therapist and owner of Integrated Therapy, said recently that getting the right therapy does not have to be as complicated as many residents might believe.

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.

Health Beat: Kisha Christian Opens the Neighborhood Pharmacy

 Kisha Christian wanted to be a pharmacist since she was a child. The road to making her dreams come true took some detours, but now she is at home on St. Croix helping her community stay healthy.

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.

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