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CHRISTIANSTED — Police said an unnamed man was walking in Watergut area near the shanty early this morning when a fusillade of about 70 rounds were unloaded on him — but he somehow lived! Amazingly, the shooting victim escaped with a mere shot to the ankle, despite the fact that

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the period between 1999 and 2018, over 400,000 Americans died as a result of overdoses related to America’s Opioid crisis. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates that the epidemic has reached a level where 130 people die every day as a result

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CHRISTIANSTED — Providing young Virgin Islanders with the guidance and resources they need to live the healthiest life possible is a mission that Catherine Arnold Lewis, the Director of the U.S.V.I. Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Division takes seriously. To achieve her mission, Director Lewis organized two community health events

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four beaches in the territory failed to meet established water quality standards for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Bluebeard’s, Hull Bay, Secret Harbor and Water Bay beaches

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CHRISTIANSTED — The V.I. Department of Health is recruiting for free workshops, known as the “Take Charge of Your Health with Chronic Disease Control Program.” This program consists of six workshops that are specifically designed to address issues arising from chronic diseases. If you or someone you love experiences a

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s health department says a drug meant to control opioid overdoses can now be sold without a prescription, a move meant to reduce a spike in opioid deaths across the U.S. commonwealth. Health Secretary Rafael Rodriguez said Tuesday that naloxone will be sold as a nasal

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man wanted for questioning in a double murder last year went to the hospital after being stabbed in the face this weekend and was taken into official custody by authorities. Malachi Benjamin, 24, of St. Croix was held by police on Saturday based on an

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS) has been awarded a $725,112 Preschool Development Birth through Five Initial Grant (PDG B-5) from the Administration for Children and Families within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. The territory’s PDG

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches in the territory failed to meet established water quality standards for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Bluebeard’s beach and Vessup Bay on St. Thomas have

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UNITED STATES VIRGIN ISLANDS — AARP announced the launch of “Stop Rx Greed” on Tuesday, a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for Virgin Islanders and all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative,

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