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Officials estimate the state needs 800 more physicians, but the training pipeline for future doctors would need to expand three-fold to begin filling the gap.
A 2016 state law made it legal to carry the antidote if a friend, client or the drug users themselves were at risk of an overdose.
A pilot teledentistry program on Maui and the Big Island is extending access to care in a state where one in four children have untreated tooth decay.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will award nearly $10 million to three Hawaii nonprofits that operate the Head Start preschool program.
In just three years, nine more health clinics acquired Rural Health Clinic status from the federal government, allowing them to get higher reimbursement for Medicaid and Medicare patients.
Kauai Medical Clinic, an affiliate of Hawaii Pacific Health, is expanding.
Hawaii is creating a community paramedicine program that officials hope will mean fewer ambulance trips to hospitals.
The study of elderly Japanese-Americans found that insulin resistance may actually have some benefits for older people.
The latest pregnancy risk assessment for the islands contains good and bad news about the health of new and future mothers in the Islands.
A database highlights which manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies distributed the most prescription pain pills in the islands from 2006 to 2012.