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Most doctors, pharmacists, and other health care providers who work with Medicare are honest. Unfortunately, some aren’t. Seeing as there as a number of medicare frauds to watch out for, like unbundling and card sharing, doing some research into each one could help you get a better understanding of what

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CHRISTIANSTED – Strengthen and center body and soul this fall at The Buccaneer’s Island Bliss Mindfulness Retreat featuring nationally recognized mindfulness and positive-psychology thought leader Kimberly Clayton Blaine. Blaine will be joined by top yoga instructor Michelle Gierst today, October 9, through October 13 to lead daily physical and spiritual

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Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Velez SAN JUAN – A federal grand jury returned an indictment Wednesday against Jorge L. Pagán Kortright and his companies AWD Group Inc. doing business as El Torito USA, Inc., Allied Worldwide Distributors Inc., and All Wheel Drive Corp., for introduction of misbranded drugs into interstate commerce, conspiracy

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MINNEAPOLIS – General Mills has recalled nearly 2 million boxes of gluten-free Cheerios after announcing the breakfast cereal might have been contaminated with wheat. The recall includes 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cherrios affected by “an isolated incident” at the company’s facility in Lodi, Calif., “that resulted in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – There is a new benefits advisor in the Veterans Administration Clinic on St. Thomas, according to the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs (OVA). The advisor will be available Monday through Friday from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm to assist veterans needing assistance with initiating claims and checking

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PRINCETON, N.J. — Medical and hospital librarians in the Mid-Atlantic and southeastern United States — responsible for supplying their facilities with the latest academic research and healthcare information — are joining forces and combating high costs by sharing group licenses to access electronic resources through a nonprofit consortium, the Health

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           Sheila Roseau of the UNFPA KINGSTON, Jamaica – The United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) Sub-Regional Office for the Caribbean has a strategy to reduce of adolescent pregnancies across the region. “The goal of this framework is to reduce adolescent pregnancy by 20 per cent by the year 2019,” said

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ATLANTA – The Centers for Disease Control are warning all travelers to the U.S. Virgin Islands to be immunized for Hepatitis A and typhoid prior to visiting the territory due to dangers from contaminated food or water. “CDC recommends this vaccine because you can get Hepatitis A through contaminated food

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“Drug-resistant lice” sounds like something from a zombie apocalypse, but not to fear. There are several ways to kill the annoying little bugs. Hold onto your scalps, Virgin Islands. Super lice are upon us. The time for panic is not yet at hand, however. Planning for mass head-shavings or the

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CHRISTIANSTED – Decaying seaweed washing up on the North Shore coast that smells like rotten eggs has been labeled a ‘natural disaster’ after tourists cancelled their holidays because of it. The picture-perfect beaches and turquoise waters that people expect on their visits to the St. Croix are increasingly being fouled

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