Tag: health

Health and wellness celebrated at UH West Oʻahu

Health and wellness celebrated at UH West Oʻahu

February 11, 2016  |  Comments
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The University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu celebrated health and wellness at E Ola Pono.

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Native Hawaiian health programs receive $3M Queen’s Health Systems investment

Native Hawaiian health programs receive $3M Queen’s Health Systems investment

February 1, 2016  |  Comments
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Queen’s Health Systems invests nearly $3 million for education and community programs to improve Native Hawaiian health.

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Long-term impacts of repetitive head trauma focus of conference

Long-term impacts of repetitive head trauma focus of conference

January 26, 2016  |  Comments
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Two-day John A. Burns School of Medicine conference focuses on the long-term impacts of concussion and repetitive head trauma.

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Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking cigarettes

Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking cigarettes

January 25, 2016  |  2 Comments
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Teenagers who use e-cigarettes are more likely to start smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to new UH Cancer Center study

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Center on Aging receives $1 million grant for Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative

Center on Aging receives $1 million grant for Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative

November 10, 2015  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi is one of 11 states to receive grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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Building healthcare workforce pipeline focus of UH medical school grants

Building healthcare workforce pipeline focus of UH medical school grants

November 10, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine awarded more than $5 million to fund programs aimed at preparing young people in Hawaiʻi for health careers.

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New way to measure if people are pre-diabetic discovered

New way to measure if people are pre-diabetic discovered

October 30, 2015  |  Comments
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University of Hawaii Cancer Center discovery may allow physicians to warn patients years before the onset of diabetes.

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Fighting childhood obesity focus of School of Medicine partnership

Fighting childhood obesity focus of School of Medicine partnership

October 27, 2015  |  Comments
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UH medical school partners with Kaiser Permanente Hawaiʻi to bring water bottle filling stations to Hawaiʻi’s schools

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Large cane burns on Maui linked to respiratory distress

Large cane burns on Maui linked to respiratory distress

October 23, 2015  |  3 Comments
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Collaborative study suggests that health officials consider actions to help reduce the health risks associated with sugar cane burning.

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Native Hawaiian STEM innovation and entrepreneurship partnership launched

Native Hawaiian STEM innovation and entrepreneurship partnership launched

October 19, 2015  |  Comments
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Kamehameha Schools and the University of Hawaiʻi launched an three-year Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) innovation and entrepreneurship collaboration.

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