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Gov. Ige proclaims Gastroschisis Awareness Day

Gov. Ige proclaims Gastroschisis Awareness Day

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

In March, the Carrier family sent a proclamation to the governor’s office to recognize July 30th as Gastroschisis Awareness Day in Hawaii, to coincide with the nationally recognized day. The governor signed the proclamation, and the Carrier’s decided to organize a walk/run to celebrate the momentous occasion.

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You’ve been stung! Now what do you do?

You’ve been stung! Now what do you do?

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rarely, a large number of stings can trigger a life-threatening allergic reaction. Call 911 if someone develops chest pain, difficulty breathing, hoarseness or swelling of the tongue or throat.

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Officials remind families to stay safe at the beach

Officials remind families to stay safe at the beach

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Before going out, though, make sure to make safety the primary concern.
“Many people go to the beach without a safety plan,” stated Lt. Col. Kathleen Gerrie, the safety officer for U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks.

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Vaccines are vital to your health

Vaccines are vital to your health

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend vaccinations from birth through adulthood to provide a lifetime of protection. Lifelong protection is important because vaccine-preventable illnesses can strike anyone at any age.

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Families with autistic children face PCS challenges

Families with autistic children face PCS challenges

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lt. Col. Kathy Presper U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — The permanent change of station, or PCS, season has arrived. Recently, at the Soldier Family Assistance Center, here, the U.S. Army Health Clinic-Schofield Barracks hosted families of children with special needs, specifically for children diagnosed with autism. In attendance were expert panel participants […]

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Keep up to date and vaccinate!

Keep up to date and vaccinate!

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Take a few minutes to make sure you and your loved ones are protected against vaccine-preventable diseases.

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Tripler namesake remembered

Tripler namesake remembered

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tripler Army Medical Center, also known as TAMC, has a long history of healing heroes since before the attacks on Pearl Harbor.

The origins of TAMC date back to 1907 when several wooden structures at Fort Shafter’s Palm Circle were used as a hospital.

In 1920, the facility was named Tripler General Hospital after Brevet Brig. Gen. Charles Stuart Tripler in honor of his contributions to Army medicine during the Civil War.

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TAMC supports breastfeeding awareness efforts

TAMC supports breastfeeding awareness efforts

| July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Healthcare professionals at Tripler Army Medical Center are advocates for breastfeeding awareness month, coming up in August, drawing on the baby-friendly hospital initiative.

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Summertime is a time to stay cool, practice water safety

Summertime is a time to stay cool, practice water safety

| July 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Summer is here, children are out of school and many are flocking to the beach or pool. But how many have thought over drowning prevention and water safety?

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Health symposium part of Na Koa Regatta kickoff efforts

Health symposium part of Na Koa Regatta kickoff efforts

| July 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Army Health Clinic, is helping to kick off the 8th annual Na Koa Regatta by hosting the Na Koa Health Matters Symposium, “Warrior and Family Wellness-Imua One Team!” on Aug. 16 at the Nehelani Banquet & Conference Center, here.

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