Mammograms: The Best Weapon in the War on Breast Cancer
November 10, 2021 — Having regular mammograms taken is the best tool we have for detecting and fighting breast cancer. Read on to learn how mammograms can keep you safe from this killer.
Technology, Collaboration, and Lessons Learned from Epidemics: An Update from the Clint Spencer Clinic
October 21, 2021 — Recently we sat down with Dr. Dominc Chow and Maya Barney of the Clint Spencer Clinic to get an update on what has been going on at the clinic since we last talked with them.
Aloha to a Great One: Long Live Dr. Elizabeth Tam
October 21, 2021 — On October 8, 2021, our hearts broke when we got the news that Dr. Elizabeth Tam had passed away that morning. There are not words to describe what this loss means to us at UHP and JABSOM. But she is not gone. She lives on with us, the people whose lives she touched and made so much better.
Hope, Heartbreak, and the Process of Infertility Treatments
August 24, 2021 — This year the National Infertility Association designated a week in April for National Infertility Awareness Week. As both a clinician who provides initial evaluation of women facing infertility issues, and an educator, Dr. Lynne Saito-Tom is quite aware of the difficulty patients experience while going through infertility treatments.
Taking it to the Streets: A Midwife Serves the Unsheltered Where They Are
August 24, 2021 — Read more about Le’a Minton and what she does to serve the underserved women of Hawaii here.
Aloha, Dr. Elizabeth Tam: UHP Says Mahalo to One of our Brightest Stars
July 30, 2021 — We want to wish Dr. Elizabeth Tam a happy and fulfilling retirement, as she moves on from her role as the University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) Department of Medicine Chair at the beginning of this month.
Suffering in Silence with High-functioning Depression
July 19, 2021 — Do you frequently feel sad, hopeless, and alone, but put on happy face for friends, family, and co-workers? Signs of persistent depressive disorder or high-functioning depression might not be visible to those around you, but it can deplete your energy and your ability to enjoy your life. Help is available. Read on to learn more about this serious but invisible form of depression.
Why Allergies? An Allergist Offers an Explanation and Advice
June 28, 2021 — UHP Internal Medicine physician Dr. Dayna Lucuab-Fergurgur shares her expertise on allergies.
Subduing the Silent Killer: Osteoporosis and Low Bone Density Prevention
May 18, 2021 — Maintaining healthy bones could save us from living out our lives with a severe loss of mobility. It can even save us from an untimely death.
Alcohol Awareness: Developing a Mindful Approach to Drinking
April 23, 2021 — April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, and now, more than ever, is a good time to take stock of our drinking and work on developing healthy habits.