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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.
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.