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Rat Lungworm Disease survivors interviews

Rat lungworm disease can and has resulted in severe neurological trauma for those individuals having a serious infection.

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Laupahoehoe to host Health and Safety Fair Saturday (Aug 29)

The first ever Laupahoehoe Health and Safety Fair will be held on Saturday August 29, 2015 from 9:30AM to 3:30PM at the Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School (LCPCS) gymnasium. The Fair is presented to the community through partnership efforts of the Hilo-Hamakua Community Development Corporation (HHCDC), Hui Kako`o O Laupahoehoe (the Hui) and LCPCS. Special […]

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Mahina Mele Farm recalls their macadamia nut products due to possible Salmonella

Mahina Mele Farms is recalling the following products after FDA testing found Salmonella in macadamia nuts. Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

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This school year, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) will implement a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot program this school year at seven public schools, which will allow all students at those schools to receive free meal service.

Seven Hawaii schools to offer free meals as part of USDA program

This school year, the Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) will implement a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot program this school year at seven public schools, which will allow all students at those schools to receive free meal service.

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Rep Gabbard calls for labeling of GMO foods, votes against contrary act

On Thursday (July 23) Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) voted against H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, also known as the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act, which would roll back years of progress in ensuring that food with genetically engineered ingredients is properly labeled.

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Smoking is now banned in all Hawaiʻi State Parks, as a new law – Act 123, SLH 2015 – went into effect as of July 1, 2015.  The ban includes smoking, including electronic cigarettes, and all tobacco products in all state parks in Hawaii. It applies to all areas of the parks, including beaches, picnic and camping areas, trails and roadways.

Smoking of all tobacco products and e-cigs now banned at state parks

Smoking is now banned in all Hawaiʻi State Parks, as a new law – Act 123, SLH 2015 – went into effect as of July 1, 2015. The ban includes smoking, including electronic cigarettes, and all tobacco products in all state parks in Hawaii. It applies to all areas of the parks, including beaches, picnic […]

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Layoffs announced for Hilo Medical Center, Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua and Ka‘u Hospital

Nearly 90 employees will be laid off and some services will be cut at Hilo Medical Center, Ka‘u Hospital and Hale Ho‘ola Hamakua because of a projected $7 million deficit in the fiscal year starting July 1, 2015

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Peterson is selected as new Med-QUEST Division Administrator

The Department of Human Services (DHS) is pleased to announce that Judy Mohr Peterson, Ph.D., will join the department as the new Med-QUEST Division (MQD) Administrator. Dr. Mohr Peterson is a nationally-recognized leader in Medicaid, health care transformation and Affordable Care Act implementation.

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KCH: New board members, fundraising, infant security

MEDIA RELEASE Kona Community (KCH) and Kohala Hospitals recently welcomed three new members to the West Hawaii Region Board of Directors. New BOD members are Adrienne R. Klein, Michael H. Schlueter and Danielle Kuulei Potter Stovaw, MD. “We are happy to welcome three new board members,” said Bill Cliff, Board Chair. “Each brings invaluable experiences […]

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New generation in ultrasound technology

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) is offering patients a new generation of ultrasound equipment, featuring truly pioneering technology that increases ultrasound image quality and significantly improves diagnostic confidence. This cutting‐edge technology is made available by three recently acquired Acuson S3000 ultrasound systems from Siemen’s Healthcare. “The advanced technologies available through the new devices […]

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NHCH outreach program teaching healthy nutrition

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH) is looking to change the conversation from healing sickness to health prevention with a new revolutionary nutrition and education outreach program that teaches North Hawaii students through a hands‐on, holistic approach. “Encouraging healthy living through a holistic approach is the foundation of our mission,” says Gary Goldberg, Chief […]

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‘Hawaii says no more’ to domestic violence

MEDIA RELEASE More than one dozen of Hawaii’s leading government and non-profit organizations announced a new statewide initiative, Hawaii Says NO MORE, a unprecedented effort to raise visibility, create awareness, encourage conversation and break the social stigma surrounding domestic violence and sexual assault. Child and Family Service Hawaii, the Department of the Attorney General, the […]

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