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Pictured: Healthy eating and exercise are emphasized at Keiki Health Camps held in the community annually by honor students of the University of Hawaii medical school. 2018 Photo on Linapuni Elementary School campus by Deborah Manog Dimaya, 2018. Hawaiʻi youth obesity rate has held steady; is tied for the seventh lowest in the nation. News […]

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Pictured: Doctoral Candidate Albert To, in the Tropical Medicine vaccine development lab of Dr. Axel Lehrer at UH JABSOM. Photo by Deborah Manog Dimaya. By Albert To, PhD Candidate, Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology and Pharmacology Living on an archipelago of paradise where the temperature is always warm, the beaches never end, and the lush hiking […]

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The new study emphasizes the importance of using protective gear when handling pesticides on the job and including information about pesticide exposure in your medical history. The American Heart Association, UH Med Now and Kuakini Medical Center A University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa study of data from the Kuakini Medical Center’s Honolulu Heart Program suggests […]

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Pictured: WHO Western Pacific Region Director Dr. Takeshi Kasai and others at the meeting at the UH medical school. By UH Med Now Dr. Takeshi Kasai, World Health Organization Regional Director for the Western Pacific, met at the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) medical school this week with Dean Jerris Hedges, MD and several other UH […]

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The faculty Department of Quantitative Health Sciences pose on the JABSOM Campus. Deborah Manog Dimaya photo. By Tina Shelton, JABSOM Communications Director “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.” -Henry Ford The quote above, by Henry Ford, is one that inspires John Chen, Professor and newly appointed Chair of […]

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Pictured: Second-year MD student Brittany Sato in a JABSOM research lab, when she was earning her PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology. UH David Beales photo, 2008. 2007 Nobel Prize winner to keynote and present research poster awards. The 2nd International Health Span Hawaii Summit (www.healthspanhawaii.com) convenes in Honolulu from November 3–5, 2019, at the […]

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