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Coronavirus in Hawai‘i: How Hospitals Prep for a Pandemic

Here’s how some of the state’s largest health care providers got ready for what could be the biggest, deadliest disease threat our community has faced.
2020.06.04 12:00 PM

Meet the Designers and Local Businesses Making Face Masks for Hawai‘i’s Brave Essential Workers

These Hawai‘i fashion designers are sewing the extra mile to help keep us safe.
2020.04.04 03:42 PM

Uber, Venmo and Now Online Medical Care—Am I Ready?

If reaching a doctor 24/7 is as simple as turning on a computer, why aren’t more of us doing it?
2020.01.20 03:46 PM

Can Telemedicine Save the Medical Care Crisis in Hawai‘i?

All ideas are on the table, including shorter and less rigorous training for some doctors. But time and money are running out.
2020.01.10 07:44 PM

5 Things Doctors Want You to Know About Vaccines and Other Medical Developments

Preventive care is more than just a health care catchphrase. Today, people can take an active role in keeping their medical problems at bay.
2018.11.24 06:00 AM

Women’s Health in Hawai‘i: The Doctors and Specialists You Want on Your Team

Let’s be honest—we don’t always understand who we should see when it comes to medical care.
2018.11.21 11:38 AM

Afterthoughts: Shaping Up

Yeah, I’m into fitness. Fitness whole pizza in my mouth.
2018.07.31 04:37 PM

Can Hawai‘i Cannabis Help End the Opioid Epidemic?

Now that medical marijuana is legal, a homegrown substitute beckons.
2017.12.11 11:07 AM

Forget “Having it All”—Here’s How You Can Overcome Superwoman Syndrome

Ever felt like you’re facing constant pressure to juggle work, family, friends and everything in between—and to do it well? Experts say that unrealistically high standards can lead to greater stress and more health problems.
2017.10.25 01:00 PM

Rat Lungworm 101: What You Need to Know About This Potentially Deadly Parasite

Did you know rat lungworm has been found on five of the six largest Hawaiian Islands?
2017.07.06 03:08 PM

Is Water Fluoridation the Answer to Hawai‘i’s Rampant Tooth Decay Problem?

Why does Hawai‘i fight fluoridation despite a dismal record of dental decay? Community leaders blame fear, misinformation … and deposed Honolulu City Councilmember Rod Tam.
2017.02.08 05:04 PM

Expert Tips to Keep You Healthy at Any Age, from Before Puberty to Beyond Menopause

Screenings, tests and shots, plus some surprising updates from Hawai‘i medical experts.
2016.10.19 11:24 AM