Healthier Hawaii

  Healthier Hawaii: How long-term care facilities are controlling the spread of COVID-19

There are now confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Oahu long-term care facilities.

  Healthier Hawaii: Seeking help for emergencies during the pandemic

Amid the pandemic, some may be nervous to seek medical care at hospitals or clinics in person.

  Healthier Hawaii: Telemedicine options during COVID-19 pandemic

For those experiencing non-coronavirus health issues, but don’t want to go to a clinic, more telemedicine options are available.

  Healthier Hawaii: Keeping keiki active during virus pandemic

With the pandemic closing schools and keeping people at home, more kids are becoming more sedentary.

  Healthier Hawaii: Seeking care during virus pandemic

Dr. Leslie Chun, CEO of Hawaii Pacific Health Medical Group, has more details on some alternative options for seeking care.

  Healthier Hawaii: COVID-19 and children

We know older adults are more at risk for coronavirus, but parents may have questions about what to do for their children.

  Healthier Hawaii: Plant-based diet

We’re hearing more and more about plant-based diets and meat alternatives.

  Healthier Hawaii: Signs and symptoms of heart disease

In this Healthier Hawaii, we’re focusing on the signs of heart disease and new advancements to help manage it.

  Healthier Hawaii: Heart health for keiki

February is Heart Month, and while we focus on ourselves as adults, it’s important to focus earlier with our children.

  Healthier Hawaii: Healthy aging

Improving your health is a common new year’s resolution, but it’s especially important for older people, older adults.

  Healthier Hawaii: Managing stress during the holidays

The holidays are known for joy, good cheer and good tidings, but for some, it can be a time of stress.

  Healthier Hawaii: Health issues during the holidays

Indulging in excess food and alcohol is great for the holidays, but not so good for your heart.

  Healthier Hawaii: Spinal stenosis

One of the most common problems among those of the age of 50 is spinal stenosis.

  Healthier Hawaii: The HPV vaccine

Starting July of next year, students entering the seventh grade are going to need additional immunizations.

  Healthier Hawaii: Preventing injury during sports or exercise

We want both children and adults to lead healthy active lifestyles, but we want to make sure everyone is safe, especially if you’re an athlete or starting a new exercise routine.

  Healthier Hawaii: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Christopher Tokin, from the Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children as well as the Pali Momi Medical Center, is a specialist not only in breast cancer surgery, but also in reconstruction.

  Healthier Hawaii: The dangers of vaping for adults and children

In this Healthier Hawaii, we’re talking about the dangers of vaping for adults but particularly for children.

  Healthier Hawaii: Should I go to an urgent care clinic or the ER?

Sometimes when we feel ill, our doctor may not be available or it’s after normal clinic hours.

  Healthier Hawaii: Female athlete triad

Female athlete triad is a medical condition observed in women.

  Healthier Hawaii: Health tips for getting your keiki ready for school

As the school year gets ready to begin and kids get ready to go to school, it’s important to keep them not only healthy but ready to learn.

  Healthier Hawaii: Heat-related illnesses

Heat-related illnesses happen to athletes or people who are exerting themselves in extreme weather.

  Healthier Hawaii: Kapiolani Medical Center’s pediatric after-hours clinic

Kapiolani Medical Center has a new pediatric after-hours walk-in clinic option.

  Healthier Hawaii: Health conditions men should be aware of

June is men’s health month.

  Healthier Hawaii: ‘Stop the Bleed’ initiative

In many cases, bystanders are the first people who can help someone who’s suffered an injury. But many don’t know what to do.

  Healthier Hawaii: Risk factors and prevention tips for stroke

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States.

  Healthier Hawaii: Health benefits of physical activity

Sit less and move more: That’s the goal according to the latest federal physical activity guidelines.

  Healthier Hawaii: Pediatric physiatry

Pediatric physiatrists specialize in rehab care and medical management of children with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries and neurological disorders.

  Healthier Hawaii: Answering questions about vaccinations

On this segment of Healthier Hawaii, we’re talking about vaccinations; our guest is Dr. Doug Kwock; Chief Medical Officer and Pediatrician from the Pali Momi Center. Grace Lee asked him to address the number of cases of measles in particular. Dr. Kwock talked about measles, flu season and more

  Healthier Hawaii: Hospitals required to put standard charges online

There were some new rules put in place in January that require hospitals to put standard charges online.

  Healthier Hawaii: Window safety

Every year, thousands of children are seriously hurt by falling out of a window.