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State urges residents to review TB risk

It is estimated that one fourth of the world’s population may carry tuberculosis in its latent form. No one knows for sure how many people in Hawaii have this infection, but the Hawai‘iDepartment of Health estimates the number could be as high as 70,000 to 100,000 residents.

I am walking. Are you?

Corina Scoggins is walking at the annual Walk and Roll MS — Sunset Stroll, March 31 starting at 4 p.m. at the Kapaa Beach Park.

Extraordinary vitamin not exactly a vitamin!

The most beneficial vitamin for our health is called the “sunshine vitamin.” I can not even tell all of its benefits in one article! That’s why we have hundreds of books about Vitamin D, which is a fat-soluble vitamin that regulates calcium homeostasis, is vital for bone health, and much more.

The mature shoulder needs extra care

Age-related changes start to make themselves felt around the age of 40 or 50 years of age. This is because what happens in the upper body mimics what happens in the lower body - specifically the low back and the knee.

Hawaii in health workshop

Hawaii is one of six states selected to participate in the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices’ Public Health Preparedness and Response Workshop for State and Territorial Gubernatorial and Legislative Leadership.

Is high-intensity cardio bad?

Over the last 10 years, we have seen an explosion in the popularity of high-intensity cardio workouts. Millions of people have incorporated everything from basic aerobics to Insanity classes and the once very popular Zumba regimen.