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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.

Is it really worth it to buy organic?

Do you think that choosing organic is better for your health? If yes then I am definitely with you, I buy organic as much as possible, for many reasons. I will explain a few reasons in a moment, but before I do let’s talk about why some people think that it’s not necessary to consume organic produce.

Still flowing strong

It’s a good thing Jacob “Smilie” Punzal’s mantra is about going with the flow. It helps — especially when you’re on the move like he is.

Diabetes awareness for the family

Wilcox Medical Center is hosting a free diabetes awareness event, Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the hospital’s main lobby and conference rooms with prize drawings and healthy snacks.

Injuries and the best ways to treat them

Issues with bones and joints are the No. 1 reason for doctor visits — accounting for 15 percent of our healthcare dollars. Nevertheless musculoskeletal training is less than 5 percent of the medical school curriculum.