Tag: health

UH Mānoa to be smoke-free by July 1

UH Mānoa to be smoke-free by July 1

March 2, 2015  |  15 Comments
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UH Mānoa will be a smoke-free campus on July 1, 2015.

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Rare cancer found in Nevada likely caused by asbestos in nature

Rare cancer found in Nevada likely caused by asbestos in nature

February 12, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Cancer Center researchers found that southern Nevada counties show high proportions of women and younger residents with an aggressive cancer commonly found in older men exposed to asbestos.

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The role of health lifestyles focus of Honolulu CC lecture

The role of health lifestyles focus of Honolulu CC lecture

February 6, 2015  |  Comments
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Helen-Maria Lekas speaks on “How Our Place on the Social Ladder Shapes Our Health” on February 13.

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Hawaiʻi physician retirements could worsen doctor shortage

Hawaiʻi physician retirements could worsen doctor shortage

January 20, 2015  |  Comments
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Nearly one-third of physicians practicing in Hawaiʻi right now are aged 60 or over.

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Working to stem sepsis deaths

Working to stem sepsis deaths

December 22, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Cancer Center and JABSOM trained researcher Felix Ikuomola looks to ocean to find a treatment

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New discovery by pediatric cardiologist may help prevent lethal sports injuries

New discovery by pediatric cardiologist may help prevent lethal sports injuries

December 12, 2014  |  Comments
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Paper authored by JABSOM duo reveals potentially lethal effect of blunt trauma to the chest.

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Infectious disease researcher nationally recognized

Infectious disease researcher nationally recognized

December 2, 2014  |  Comments
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John A. Burns School of Medicine professor Richard Yanagihara receives national award for work in expanding infectious disease research.

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$14.2 million Native Hawaiian student services grant awarded to UH West Oʻahu

$14.2 million Native Hawaiian student services grant awarded to UH West Oʻahu

October 21, 2014  |  Comments
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U.S. Department of Education grant to be used for Native Hawaiian health and wellness facilities and student support services at UH West Oʻahu.

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$3.8 million awarded to advance cancer trials for underserved populations

$3.8 million awarded to advance cancer trials for underserved populations

October 13, 2014  |  1 Comment
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The UH Cancer Center and The Queen’s Medical Center NCI grant supports cancer clinical trails for Hawaiʻi’s minority and underserved population.

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Lifespan differences of Hawaiʻi residents examined

Lifespan differences of Hawaiʻi residents examined

October 10, 2014  |  2 Comments
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Multidisciplinary research into varying lifespans of Hawaii residents will continue at UH Mānoa.

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