Healthier Hawaii

  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.

  Healthier Hawaii: Heart Health

For the month of February, we’re focusing on heart health. One of the main risk factors of heart disease is high blood pressure. What is blood pressure?Blood pressure is the pressure that your body produces to get blood to your organs and tissues...

  Healthier Hawaii: Diet Trends

Last week we talked about getting in shape. For this week's Healthier Hawaii, we're talking about diets. We brought in Doctor Linda Anegawa from the Pali Momi Medical Center. She is double board certified...

  Healthier Hawaii: Running the right way

If you want to start off 2019 the right way you may want to lose weight or get in shape.

  Healthier Hawaii - January is cervical cancer awareness month.

January is cervical cancer awareness month. It was once the leading cause of cancer death for women in the US, but screenings have helped. There's more that can be done. Joining us now is Dr. Jeffrey Killeen, he is the Hawaii Pacific Health medical director for oncology services.

  Healthier Hawaii: Stress during the holidays

Stress can affect your mental and physical health, especially during the holidays.

  Healthier Hawaii: Managing Diabetes

The holidays are filled with good times with family and friends and when you're gathered together you're focusing on food, but sometimes when you're managing your diabetes - how do you put the two together to get through the holidays with a smile.

  Healthier Hawaii: National Hospice and Palliative Care month

What is palliative care for those who don't understand and know? Palliative care is a special kind of medical care that's provided to people who have serious illnesses or potentially life-limiting illnesses. The goal is to improve their quality of life...

  Healthier Hawaii: Telemedicine

Today on Healthier Hawaii, we’re talking about telemedicine with Dr. Amy Corliss.

  Healthier Hawaii: How to start seeing exercise as a prescription

Living a healthier life can come in small increments, not in major life changes. Sports Medicine Physician Dr. Jill Inouye from the Pali Momi Medical Center joined Sunrise to talk about how to get fit.

  Healthier Hawaii: Primary care physicians

Doctors are expressing the importance for young people to choose a primary care physician.

  Healthier Hawaii: Breast Cancer Research

Dr. Jami Fukui, a medical oncologist at Kapiolani Medical Center, talks about advances in breast cancer research and treatment.

  Healthier Hawaii: Atrial fibrillation

Technology advancements are helping doctor’s detect atrial fibrillation earlier and be able to treat it faster.

  Healthier Hawaii: Back to school tips on social media, e-cigs and more

On this segment of Healthier Hawaii, Nurse Lisa Dau from Kapiolani Women's and Children Hospital was on Sunrise to share some back to school safety tips.