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Heart month reminder: Use “STAYIN’ ALIVE”, the Dr. Alson Inaba method!

A lifesaving CPR-memory technique developed by a faculty member at the University of Hawai’i’s medical school is featured in a new internet video–this time from Great Britain. Since February is American Heart month, it’s getting a great deal of play. The newest spot, produced by the British Heart Foundation, uses wry humor to explain how […]

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In the News: JABSOM’s DR. HANING featured in report on methamphetamine abuse

John A. Burns School of Medicine Professor of Psychiatry Dr. William Haning is the expert news media in Hawaiʻi turn to when they report on addictions, especially those involving crystal methamphetamine. Dr. Haning has run clinical trials of medications trying to discover ways to stem the intense craving many users describe as characteristic of the […]

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JABSOM’s DR. ERON finds maggots can heal diabetes wounds

Media around the country–and in Hawai’i–are fascinated with research done by John A. Burns School of Medicine clinical faculty member and Kaiser Permanente Hawai’i physician Dr. Lawrence Eron. Eron, a specialist in infectious disease, presented findings last month which demonstrated that medical-grade versions of the fly larvae helped close the stubborn wounds of diabetics.  The […]

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