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Pictured: Dr. Neal Palafox in the TV studio. Vina Cristobal photo. June is Men’s Health Month and Family Medicine and Community Health physician and professor Dr. Neal Palafox has some general tips for keeping the men in our lives well. In addition to teaching future doctors, Dr. Palafox provides care through the John A. Burns […]

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Pictured: Participants at the annual meeting in the JABSOM lobby. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent The Cancer Council of the Pacific Islands (CCPI) held its annual meeting and US-Pacific Islands (USAPI) Registry Training at the University of Hawaiʻi(UH) John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) at the end of April 2019. The […]

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Pictured: Elisabeth Young at her White Coat Ceremony in 2014. Amanda Shell photo. The journey from her home in Lihue to national recognition for her work at University of Hawaii (UH) at Manoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is rooted in the love Elisabeth Young has for her Kauai community. By UH News […]

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Pictured: Child falls while riding a skateboard with no helmet or other protective gear. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. Did you know that in Hawaii and the United States, the leading causes of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury are from falls and motor vehicle crashes? In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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Pictured: JABSOM MD 2022 review a patient clinical case at the SimTiki Center. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo.  KHON2 News reports on Hawaiʻi’s critical doctor shortage. The state is currently short more than 700 physicians, according to the latest figures from the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical school’s Hawai’i Physician Workforce Assessment. “We’re not keeping up […]

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Pictured: The 2018 Hawaiʻi Healthcare Association (HAH) Hawaiʻi Healthcare Heroes. By Deborah Manog Dimaya, UH Med Now Correspondent These heroes don’t wear capes on the job, but they do all they can to save lives, in more ways than one. Each year, the Healthcare Association of Hawaiʻi (HAH) honors individuals who are nominated by their […]

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