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Oral bacteria linked to preterm labor in Hawaiʻi

Oral bacteria linked to preterm labor in Hawaiʻi

January 9, 2017  |  1 Comment
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A UH Mānoa nursing study will examine placental tissue samples from women in Hawaiʻi who experienced preterm labor for the presence and type of oral bacteria.

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Windward named first college in Hawaiʻi as Blue Zones Project approved worksite

Windward named first college in Hawaiʻi as Blue Zones Project approved worksite

December 29, 2016  |  Comments
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Windward CC is committed to improving the well-being of its faculty, staff and students.

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Educational video encourages UH Hilo students to seek health support services

Educational video encourages UH Hilo students to seek health support services

December 27, 2016  |  Comments
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The film was funded by a Gallagher Student Innovative Practices in College Health Fund award.

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Zika virus-infected mothers delivered babies with microcephaly as early as 2009

Zika virus-infected mothers delivered babies with microcephaly as early as 2009

December 27, 2016  |  Comments
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UH scientists’ finding adds to evidence linking the virus and severe fetal abnormalities.

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Blue Zones Project at UH Hilo inspires healthy living in campus community

Blue Zones Project at UH Hilo inspires healthy living in campus community

December 5, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Hilo joins a nationwide effort to create healthier, happier places to live, work and play.

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How Zika is spread through sex

How Zika is spread through sex

December 2, 2016  |  Comments
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Saguna Verma will research how the Zika virus infection in men makes them susceptible to transmit the virus to their sexual partners, even though they may appear symptom-free.

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Teen Health Camp draws record attendance

Teen Health Camp draws record attendance

November 28, 2016  |  Comments
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John A. Burns School of Medicine’s camp encourages students from economically and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue careers in healthcare.

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Heal the Healers: Support for UH Hilo staff who care for survivors of trauma

Heal the Healers: Support for UH Hilo staff who care for survivors of trauma

November 9, 2016  |  Comments
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The initiative supports a series of training and technical assistance sessions for support staff working with students who have experienced trauma.

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Medical students help inspire next generation of health professionals

Medical students help inspire next generation of health professionals

November 7, 2016  |  Comments
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The John. A Burns School of Medicine will host a Teen Health Camp introducing students in grades 6–12 to medical workshops and interactive skill demonstrations.

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Enjoy homecoming festivities responsibly

Enjoy homecoming festivities responsibly

October 12, 2016  |  Comments
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Fostering a healthy environment to discourage underage drinking, public intoxication and binge drinking.

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