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Saturday, August 8, 2020

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...

Vasper’s exercise technology really does work

When Peter Wasow­ski, the founder of Vasper, described the benefits of this his exercise system I was admittedly skeptical. I'd heard these claims before....