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Bay Clinic grants from Macy’s, Safeway

MEDIA RELEASE Bay Clinic’s Women’s Health Program has received a $2,000 boost from Macy’s. The Women’s Health Program provides comprehensive OB/GYN services to women living in East Hawaii who are not insured, underinsured, or on medical assistance. “Macy’s generous support helps us ensure that women in our service area have access to affordable prenatal care, […]

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Fourth Bieni 5K Fun Run, Dog Walk (Sept. 28)

MEDIA RELEASE Runners, walkers, friendly canines, and families are invited to participate in the Fourth Bieni 5K Fun Run and Dog Walk is 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Hawaii Preparatory Academy cross-country course. The course, located at the school’s Upper Campus, is a challenging, but fun course that includes hills, flats, grass, and […]

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Today, U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka (D-Hawaii) joined 25 Senate colleagues in calling on Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, to reconsider her organization’s decision to stop funding cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood.

“It would be tragic if any woman—let alone thousands of women— lost access to these potentially life-saving screenings because of a politically motivated attack,” the Senators wrote.

Senator Akaka and colleagues urge Susan G. Komen for the Cure to reinstate funding Planned Parenthood

Today, U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka (D-Hawaii) joined 25 Senate colleagues in calling on Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, to reconsider her organization’s decision to stop funding cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood. “It would be tragic if any woman—let alone thousands of women— lost access to these […]

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Ross: The Mammogram Scam

Ross: The Mammogram Scam

(Reader Opinions Disclaimer: This column allows members of the community to share their opinions and views, which do not necessarily reflect those of Hawaii 24/7, its staff, sponsors or anyone other than the writer. Hawaii 24/7 reserves the right to refuse any column deemed to be misinformation, of an unethical nature, a personal attack, or […]

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Exporting breast cancer, one bra at a time

Exporting breast cancer, one bra at a time

(Sydney Ross Singer is a medical anthropologist and the director of the Institute for the Study of Culturogenic Disease in Hilo.) Some researchers are baffled as to the cause of the increasing rate of breast cancer in poor nations. However, according to research that has been systematically suppressed and censored, the cause is simple: Western […]

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First ever human pink ribbon slated for Waimea

First ever human pink ribbon slated for Waimea

MEDIA RELEASE In an effort to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer, North Hawaii Community Hospital will be creating the first ever human pink ribbon.  Everyone is invited, dressed in his or her best pink, to participate in this event as we attempt to make it into the Guinness Book of World Records. […]

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First Bieni Kohler-Johnson 5K run/walk at Hawaii Preparatory Academy

First Bieni Kohler-Johnson 5K run/walk at Hawaii Preparatory Academy

MEDIA RELEASE October 11 Event Benefits HPA Scholarship Fund, Builds Breast Cancer Awareness WAIMEA, Island of Hawaii—Runners, walkers, and families are invited to participate in the First Annual Bieni Kohler-Johnson 5K Run/Walk beginning at 9 a.m. on Sunday, October 11, at the Hawaii Preparatory Academy cross country course. The course, located at the school’s Upper […]

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