Archive | January, 2013

THE FLU: Protect yourself and your `ohana with a flu shot

The Centers for Disease Control begins publishing its weekly updates about U.S. flu activity, and there is heightened concern after the city of Boston declared a flu public health emergency because significantly more people are falling ill in that city than they did last year. You can check out the  CDC Weekly Flu Surveillance Report. […]

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VIDEO Family Docs: No “typical” days

This short video clip has comments from a few family medicine physicians. The family medicine docs at JABSOM’s Physician Center in Mililani (Department of Family Medicine & Community Health) are too busy seeing patients to be interviewed today, but these U.S. mainland physicians offer an insight into what keeps them all—Islander and Mainlander–busy in a […]

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RETIRED PROFESSOR Milton Diamond appears before the UK’s Cambridge Union Society

Retired University of Hawai`i professor Dr. Milton Diamond appeared in a debate before England’s Cambridge Union Society late last year, an occasion he won’t soon forget. “Of the several hundred talks for which I’ve been invited over the years, I consider this one of my greatest honors,” said Dr. Diamond. Previous speakers before the Cambridge […]

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DR. SATORU IZUTSU honored with President’s Award by Hawai`i Medical Association

Dr. Satoru Izutsu, the longtime head of admissions at the University of Hawai`i’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) has been recognized with the “President’s Award” presented by the Hawai`i Medical Association (HMA). Dr. Izutsu, a former Professor in the UH School of Public Health’s Department of International Public Health, was honored for the […]

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