Mammography program put on hold | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


The Hilo Women’s Imaging Center announced its screening and diagnostic mammography program is on hold until after a site visit by the American College of Radiology on Oct. 27 and 28 in Hilo. Source: Mammography program put on hold | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/mammography-program-put-on-hold). Accessed on 29 September 2016, 15:45 hrs, UTC. The Hilo Women's Imagery Center … Continue reading Mammography program put on hold | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

33 sickened in apparent mass drug overdose in New York City


More than two dozen people were sickened in an apparent mass drug overdose on a New York City street corner, sparking warnings from police and health officials about the dangers of using K2, also known as synthetic marijuana.. Source: 33 sickened in apparent mass drug overdose in New York City (http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com). Accessed on 13 July 2016, … Continue reading 33 sickened in apparent mass drug overdose in New York City

Select Betty Crocker cake mix recalled after multistate E. coli outbreak | KHON2


No illnesses have been directly connected to the mix, but the mixes are being recalled out of an abundance of caution. Source: Select Betty Crocker cake mix recalled after multistate E. coli outbreak | KHON2 (http://www.khon2.com/2016/07/11/select-betty-crocker-cake-mix-recalled-for-multistate-e-coli-outbreak/). Accessed on 12 July 2016, 15:20 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: It' time to … Continue reading Select Betty Crocker cake mix recalled after multistate E. coli outbreak | KHON2

KHNL: New report forecasts first year medical marijuana revenues to top $30M


HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Less than three months after the state awarded its first medical marijuana dispensary licenses, advocates are forecasting huge growth for the industry.A new report Source: KHNL: New report forecasts first year medical marijuana revenues to top $30M (m.hawaiinewsnow.com/hawaiinewsnow/db_330510/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=JUbJFZoW). Accessed on 11 July 2016, 16:48 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Rick Daysog. Please click link to … Continue reading KHNL: New report forecasts first year medical marijuana revenues to top $30M

Extended Care downsized; Hilo Medical Center retains facility, but reduces capacity | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


After nearly a year of uncertainty regarding the future capacity of its Extended Care Facility, the Hilo Medical Center announced Tuesday that the unit will focus its efforts on a smaller patient population. Source: Extended Care downsized; Hilo Medical Center retains facility, but reduces capacity | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/extend-care-downsized-hilo-medical-center-retains-facility-reduces-capacity). Accessed on 19 May 2016, 13:33 hrs, … Continue reading Extended Care downsized; Hilo Medical Center retains facility, but reduces capacity | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Senate likely to advance $1.1 billion in Zika funding | Honolulu Star-Advertiser


WASHINGTON >> After a three-month delay, the Senate is acting on President Barack Obama’s request for money to combat the Zika virus. Source: Senate likely to advance $1.1 billion in Zika funding | Honolulu Star-Advertiser (http://www.staradvertiser.com/breaking-news/senate-likely-to-advance-1-1-billion-im-zika-funding). Accessed on 17 May 2016, 15:00 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: After three months … Continue reading Senate likely to advance $1.1 billion in Zika funding | Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hilo center close to resuming mammograms | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Mammography procedures at the Hilo Women’s Imaging Center are on track to resume in the coming weeks. Source: Hilo center close to resuming mammograms | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://www.hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/hilo-center-resuming-mammograms). Accessed on 09 May 2016, 00:37 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Ivy Ashe. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: The machines that record mammograms at the Hilo … Continue reading Hilo center close to resuming mammograms | Hawaii Tribune-Herald