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Pictured: Jerris Hedges, MD, Professor and Dean of Medicine A new study finds large regional differences in how often cardiac arrest occurs outside of a hospital and how often people with cardiac arrest survive to be discharged home in the United States and Canada. The Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium, a team of researchers including Dr. Jerris […]

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Pictured: Dr. Keaweʻaimoku Kaholokula, Chair of Native Hawaiian Health The Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine has been awarded $2.7 million to help Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Peoples (including Samoans, Chuukese and Filipinos) lose weight and keep it off. Excessive weight is […]

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Pictured, Dr. Keaweʻaimoku Kaholokula, Chair of the Department of Native Hawaiian Health at JABSOM. The Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the University of Hawaii at Manoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine has been awarded $2.7 million to help Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Peoples (including Samoans, Chuukese and Filipinos) lose weight and keep […]

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2009 could be a record year for box jellyfish stings in Hawai’i. The person keeping the state in the know about jellyfish is JABSOM researcher Angel Yanagihara, Assistant Research Professor of the Pacific Biosciences Research Center at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. (Note: JABSOM cannot guarantee that commercial television station video archives and news […]

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(From 2008) Hawaiʻi’s Hyperbaric Treatment Center is celebrating 25 years of service to divers with decompression illness and patients with other medical conditions. Since the John A. Burns School of Medicine took over the center in April 1983 from the Navy, it has treated more than 1,400 scuba divers for the “bends” and about 700 […]

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A new “Center for Native and Pacific Health Disparities Research” has been established at the University of Hawai′i at Manoa. Located in the Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine, the center’s long-term mission goes beyond any single department or school. The goal is the elimination of health disparities […]

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