Alzheimer EPPS may be an effective agent in prevention of Alzheimer’s disease

by Christine Lawrence MD By now most people are familiar with the association of the tangle and plaques in the brain of patients with Alzheimer’s...

Introducing Jim Mielke, Public Health Doc, Travel Writer and Bon Vivant–Part 2

Editor's Note: I first met Jim Mielke about 20 years ago at the East West Center in Honolulu. I had just washed ashore in Hawaii...

HPV and Oral Cancer

Editor's Note: I went to see my dentist (Joanne Le, who runs the Akamail Dental Center in Honolulu) and the conversation turned to a subject...

Testing for Prostate Cancer – Yes or No?

A 72 year old client asked me if he should get a screening PSA test.  The answer – it depends... Screening for cancer with...

Living (and Breathing) with VOG

A section of the University of Hawaii (Hilo) website describes the natural hazards of the Big Island. The discussion on VOG is of particular interest, and is...

Running a medical marijuana business–some advice from a veteran

George Hobart, a resident of Port Hadlock Washington, has run medical marijuana cooperatives (and currently retail marijuana outlets) for four years in Port Hadlock...

Navigating the Health Care Maze

Story from a patient’s daughter “Last year, my 84 year old dad fell and sustained a spinal cord injury and wound up bedridden in a...