Haole Rot (A Common Fungal Infection)

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHaole Rot or as they call it in the medical field Tinea Versicolor is a common skin fungal infection. It affects all ages and develops from sweat mixing with an overgrowth of yeast on the skin’s surface. Haole rot is usually more noticeable with sun exposure as all areas[Read more]

Summer Safety- from Mauka to Makai

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAs we welcome summer, let’s make a pact to get outside more! Get outside, get healthy!The health benefits of getting outside and being active for both adults and children are no secret. In fact, studies have shown that just being outside in itself can improve your physical and mental[Read more]

Stress Remedies for More Joy

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailStress is a natural physiological response in the body which prepares us to “fight or flight” when a life threatening situation arises. As a result, adrenaline surges into our bodies, making our hearts beat faster, pupils dilate, blood vessels constrict, and muscles contract. However, in today’s modern world, life[Read more]

National Doctors Day

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailA thank you message to physicians from Maui Health System… To all doctors, far and wide: Each year on March 30 we celebrate National Doctors Day. In honor of this special day, Maui Health System would like to recognize and thank all of you. We celebrate you and the[Read more]

Access to free or low-cost mammograms

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAccess to free or low-cost mammograms Mamas…Screening Saves Lives! When it comes to breast cancer, the science is clear: screening saves lives. Largely thanks to mammography screening, 63 percent of breast cancers today are diagnosed at the localized stage. And when it’s caught this early, breast cancer has a[Read more]

Learn to Create a Positive Mindset

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Willie Nelson said, “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” This doesn’t sound like rocket science, so how do you flip the switch? 1. Start Right Changing your tune can start first thing in the morning. Set the tone by starting your[Read more]

Understanding Ear Infections

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBack to school and the colder months tend to be the toughest when it comes to childhood illnesses. During this time we tend to have more infectious diseases, so usually, you have more colds which create congestion in the respiratory airway and tend to block the Eustachian tube. The Eustachian[Read more]

10-Minute Workout for Busy Moms

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail10-Minute Workout for Busy Moms “It’s not about having time, it’s about making time.” Prior to having children perhaps you could easily spend a couple of hours in the gym. Now just getting out of the house takes a couple of hours, so thinking of driving to a gym[Read more]

Boost Your Focus

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAs a parent, you are more than likely to have a lot on your plate. It can be tough to stay focused when you are so bombarded by every-day happenings such as emails, phone calls, loving interruptions from your children and spouse, and the ever present and ready online,[Read more]

Healthy Eating Habits

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld Stick To It Taking the steps to improve your and your family’s health through eating foods that nourish, you create an environment in which your children can understand the importance and[Read more]

The Effects of Your Stress on Friends, Family and Colleagues

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAccording to the American Psychological Association, two-thirds of Americans are stressed. While the types and causes of stress are many and varied, there is no doubt that our stress can negatively impact our friends, family and colleagues. As human beings we are social by nature, and we need to[Read more]

Baby Blues & Postpartum Depression

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailBaby blues occurs in 70% of all new mothers within the third or fourth day after birth. Symptoms include crying for no reason, irritability, restlessness and anxiety. Postpartum Depression is different and more debilitating, occurring in 1 out of 10 mothers. The onset of symptoms usually begin days after[Read more]

Am I Having A Boy Or A Girl? Fun Ways To Tell

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailSo, you have discovered that you are pregnant. Congratulations! The next big question on everyone’s mind is if you are having a boy or a girl. Whether you choose to find out at your ultrasound or wait until the day of the baby’s arrival, these are a few fun[Read more]

Cure Your Need To Please

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailAre you a people pleaser? Do you find it hard to say “no”? Seeking approval from others by always saying “yes” is not uncommon. We all want to be surrounded by happy people. But if you are always accommodating other people while putting yourself aside, you may be suffering[Read more]

Questions to Ask Your Caregiver During Pregnancy

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailQuestions to Ask Your Caregiver During Pregnancy The excitement of expecting a baby also comes with a lot of questions as you prepare to bring a new little one into the world. When you meet with your caregiver for the first time, you will want to be sure and[Read more]

Parents: Take Action to Prevent Rat Lungworm Disease

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Going on scavenger hunts in the backyard or spending the day at the park are favorite past times for many Hawaii families. As parents and caregivers, we know how important it is to keep a careful eye on our keiki as they’re playing on the ground, especially since[Read more]