Tag: health

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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UH Cancer Center awarded $5.5 million to address health disparities among Pacific Islanders

UH Cancer Center awarded $5.5 million to address health disparities among Pacific Islanders

October 14, 2015  |  Comments
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The UH Cancer Center awarded grant to support ongoing partnership with the University of Guam, addressing cancer health disparities among Pacific Islanders.

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Heart failure therapy patent awarded to medical school researcher

Heart failure therapy patent awarded to medical school researcher

August 25, 2015  |  Comments
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Patent issued to UH Mānoa’s Alexander Stokes for his new treatment method for heart failure

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UH Hilo launches new medical anthropology program

UH Hilo launches new medical anthropology program

August 25, 2015  |  Comments
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The anthropology department at UH Hilo now offering new medical anthropology program focusing on different influences on people’s health

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School of Medicine scholars featured in Kahanamoku: A Legacy of Healing

School of Medicine scholars featured in Kahanamoku: A Legacy of Healing

August 20, 2015  |  Comments
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TV special Kahanamoku: A Legacy of Healing tells the story of the inspirational Nadine Kahanamoku and the JABSOM Kahanamoku scholars.

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Kapiʻolani CC recognized as Platinum Campus

Kapiʻolani CC recognized as Platinum Campus

August 10, 2015  |  Comments
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Kapiʻolani Community College declared a Platinum Campus by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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New community health programs offered at UH Maui College

New community health programs offered at UH Maui College

July 22, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Maui College to offer community health worker and school health aide programs this fall

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Compounds show potential in fighting brain and breast cancers

Compounds show potential in fighting brain and breast cancers

July 16, 2015  |  2 Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers discover two chemical compounds that combat growth of brain cancer cells and breast tumors.

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University Health Services gets revamped reception area

University Health Services gets revamped reception area

July 15, 2015  |  1 Comment
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University Heath Services at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa celebrated the renovation and reopening of their reception area.

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