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HIV/AIDS diagnosis in Native Hawaiians concerns researchers

HIV/AIDS diagnosis in Native Hawaiians concerns researchers

November 30, 2012  |  1 Comment
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Researchers at the UH medical school’s Hawaiʻi Center for AIDS report on the disparity in the disease’s diagnosis rate amongst the Native Hawaiian population.

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Obesity stigma exists even after weight loss

Obesity stigma exists even after weight loss

June 7, 2012  |  5 Comments
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A study by UH Mānoa researcher Janet Latner examining prejudice against obese people is receiving national media attention.

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Hilo unveils new doctor of nursing practice program

Hilo unveils new doctor of nursing practice program

June 1, 2012  |  Comments
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The School of Nursing will begin its new doctor of nursing practice program in the fall 2012 semester.

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New public health studies school planned at UH Manoa

New public health studies school planned at UH Manoa

April 4, 2012  |  Comments
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The School of Global and Community Health will address urgent health issues at the community and international levels.

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Medical school to remember J. David Curb

Medical school to remember J. David Curb

January 18, 2012  |  1 Comment
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Memorial fund is established for internationally renowned health investigator.

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Improving military healthcare is goal of medical school program

Improving military healthcare is goal of medical school program

January 17, 2012  |  1 Comment
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UH joins partnership to combat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and brain injury in White House initiative.

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Maui dental hygiene students awarded scholarships

Maui dental hygiene students awarded scholarships

January 13, 2012  |  Comments
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Community supporters of the Maui College dental programs provide scholarship aid for students.

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Physiologist Drew MacCannell benefits from eclectic interests

Physiologist Drew MacCannell benefits from eclectic interests

January 10, 2012  |  Comments
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Cardiovascular researcher gets his kicks from astrophysics, bagpipes and kung fu when he isn’t pursuing heart research.

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Molecular pathway may temper heart attack damage

Molecular pathway may temper heart attack damage

January 6, 2012  |  1 Comment
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A new study by Mānoa researchers identifies a molecular pathway that may help reduce the damaging effects of an enlarged heart.

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Kawasaki disease linked to seasonal winds

Kawasaki disease linked to seasonal winds

November 14, 2011  |  2 Comments
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Large-scale wind currents may drive outbreaks of Kawasaki disease, a childhood ailment that can lead to heart damage.

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