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Public health students are taught about traditional practices in order to provide more effective health care in Native Hawaiian and other underserved communities.
The Healthcare Association of Hawaii’s first workforce assessment found vacancies at health care facilities for a wide variety of jobs from medical assistants to phlebotomists.
By the time the 2020 school year starts preschoolers, kindergarteners and seventh graders must receive an expanded set of vaccinations to prevent diseases and infections.
Hawaii hasn’t had a human milk bank for mothers and infants in need since the 1980s.
The latest medical cannabis retail facility is located in Waikiki and passed its final onsite inspection this month.
An upcoming Trump administration policy would deny green cards to people who use public benefits like Medicaid. Local health care clinics are feeling the ripple effect.
The Hawaii Executive Office on Aging published a warning about genetic testing fraud, which targets Medicare beneficiaries across the nation.
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.