Archive | March, 2011

Kaka’ako swept by HCDA

Our slide show features pictures taken on Tuesday March 15th, 2011, following the full-scale sweep of the homeless population in the Kaka’ako area that took place close to the Medical School earlier that morning. The long stretch of road previously lined with rows of tents  was transformed into vacant rows of grass with just a […]

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Medical Students Present Powerful Anti-Smoking Message

The children couldn’t avert their eyes. The image of two sets of pig’s lungs–one pink and healthy, the other black from tobacco–was just too compelling. And that’s the point. Students from the John A. Burns School of Medicine set up a booth at the Honolulu Festival March 13. “We had a lot of people check […]

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PILI @ WORK OPPORTUNITY: Sign up NOW for new class starting in April at JABSOM Kaka’ako

The Department of Native Hawaiian Health at the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) is happy to announce the start-up of another PILI@Work study group at JABSOM Kaka’ako. PILI @ Work is a weight loss and weight loss maintenance program. Its goal is to see if workplace interventions can make a significant difference in people’s health, […]

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