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Ask a Maui Doctor: What are the Risks of Snorkeling Over the Age of 50?

The majority of snorkeling deaths or emergencies in persons above age 50 are due to cardiac arrest, usually from a heart attack.
June 24, 2017 · 0 Comments

Ask a Maui Doctor: What are Probiotics?

A healthy gut microbiome can take years to establish and one round of antibiotics can destroy the normal flora of the gut; it can take years to refurbish
June 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

Ask a Maui Doctor: How can I Prevent Getting a UTI?

Left unchecked it can travel upwards to the bladder or the kidneys and can cause a serious infection.
June 03, 2017 · 6 Comments

Ask a Maui Doctor: What do I Need to Know About Mumps?

Mumps is highly contagious and can spread quickly, it can be spread through contact with respiratory secretions such as saliva from an infected person.
May 27, 2017 · 0 Comments

Ask a Maui Doctor: What Should I Do After Being Bit by a Centipede?

Centipede bites are unfortunately very common on Maui. You will often see two puncture sites which helps differentiate between centipede’s and other critters.
May 20, 2017 · 0 Comments

Ask a Maui Doctor: What are the Benefits of Alkaline Water?

Water that is too acidic or too alkaline can be detrimental to human health and lead to nutritional disequilibrium.
May 13, 2017 · 4 Comments

Ask a Maui Doctor: What Should I Do If I Step on Wana?

Sea urchins found in Hawai‘i do not contain poison that could be deadly to humans and most sea urchin spines do not need surgical removal.
May 06, 2017 · 33 Comments

Ask A Maui Doctor: What Do I Need to Know About Rat Lungworm?

Rat lungworm affects everyone living in Hawaiʻi, whether you buy your produce at Costco or at the local farmers' market.
April 29, 2017 · 12 Comments

Ask a Maui Doctor: How Much Poke is Too Much?

Q: I love eating poke but what is the limit on eating seafood to avoid the risk of mercury poison?
April 22, 2017 · 35 Comments

Ask a Maui Doctor: How Often Should I Get my Skin Checked?

How often should I get my skin checked living in Hawaiʻi? Are certain people more at risk than others for skin cancer?
April 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

 
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