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Dr. Melvin Palalay was conflicted when a dying patient asked him to be her medical advocate in ending her life. This is the story of how he reconciled his duty to his patient with his Catholic faith.
Neighbors were well aware of Jerry Hanel’s bizarre behavior, but it’s hard to force unwilling people to get mental health treatment.
A key feature of the proposed reforms includes diverting the mentally ill from ERs into outpatient and residential programs more tailored to their needs.
Doctors say Hawaii’s mandatory 20-day period is too long in some cases.
Scientists are racing to eradicate disease-carrying mosquitoes from forests, but to some a solution still feels like forever away.
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam said the shooter, a U.S. sailor, killed himself after shooting three Department of Defense civilian workers.
Unlicensed care homes are a continuing problem despite efforts to beef up state oversight.
The two are taking new approaches to their work in the face of climate change.