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  1. Food and Family key to Filipino Heart Health

    To lower the high rate of heart disease among Filipino-Americans, the community needs heart health interventions rooted in Filipino cultural values, according to a new analysis by public health researchers at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

  2. Parent education key to protecting kids from HPV

    Many teens in Hawaiʻi are not getting vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV), primarily because parents don’t know enough about the vaccine, and doctors aren’t recommending the shots, according to a new study from the Office of Public Health Studies at the University of Haw

  3. In memoriam: UH public health leader Jerrold Michael

    Jerrold Michael, a retired University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa professor and former dean of the UH School of Public Health (now the UH Office of Public Health Studies), passed away in the Washington, D.C., area on July 25. He was 90 years old.