Monthly Archives: March 2017

ALERT: KEEPING OUR KEIKI HEALTHY AND SAFE IN A DANGEROUS ENVIRONMENT

Pani Shoja, MD Our environment includes everything around us—the air we breathe, the water we drink, the places where our food is grown or prepared, our school, workplace, and our home. When the environment exposes us to toxic substances, health can be affected negatively. This is especially true for children. Recently, the Hawaii Department [...]

March 20th, 2017|Categories: Health Alerts, Health Tips|

ALERT: URGENT – GET YOUR HEPATITIS A SECOND DOSE ASAP

Pani Shoja, MD Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver infection caused by the hepatitis A virus which spreads from infected food or water. In August 2016, there was an outbreak of hepatitis A which sickened hundreds of Hawaii residents. The State of Hawaii Department of Health recently announced that more than 90,000 doses [...]

March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Health Alerts, News|

PROTECT YOUR CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH WHEN YOU TRAVEL

Whether you travel by car, bus, train or plane, sitting for more than four hours can increase the risk for blood clots. Blood clots, also known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), may become a serious health concern if the blood clot, which forms in the deep veins of your legs, travels to the lungs causing a [...]

March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Health Tips, News|
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