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September 04, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: What is Occupational Medicine?

There are now many more types of people who are part of a team of professionals whose focus is on the health and well-being of the employee.
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August 19, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: Should I See a Doctor if I Have Stomach Flu?

Stomach flu is not a type of flu at all, but inflammation of the lining of the intestines that is usually caused by virus or bacteria.
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August 05, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: Will Going Vegetarian Lower My Cholesterol?

Vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases.
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July 22, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: How Much Should I Exercise a Day?

As a general goal, aim for at least 30 minutes of physical activity every day. If you want to lose weight or meet specific fitness goals, you may need to exercise more.
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July 08, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: Should I Fly if I Have an Ear Infection?

The common cold, ear infection or upper respiratory infection can cause a more prolonged blockage of the Eustachian tube.
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June 24, 2017

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.
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June 03, 2017

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.
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May 27, 2017

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.
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May 20, 2017

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.
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May 13, 2017

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.
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May 06, 2017

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.
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April 29, 2017

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.
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April 22, 2017

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?
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April 15, 2017

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?
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April 08, 2017

Ask a Maui Doctor: How Can I Control VOG Symptoms?

The VOG has been so bad lately, what are the side effects and how can I control my symptoms?
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