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    • What does your ovarian cancer diagnosis mean?

      What does your ovarian cancer diagnosis mean?

      Ovarian cancer diagnosis comes a confusing array of qualifying terms starting the “Stage” of the cancer and then words like “high grade”, “serous”, “epithelial”, “tubal” or “primary peritoneal”. They all mean different things and sometimes the words dictate the best […]

    • Why do more Hep A victims keep showing up in Hawaiʻi?

      Why do more Hep A victims keep showing up in Hawaiʻi?

      With yet another restaurant worker from Waikiki having been diagnosed with Hepatitis A the question is why is this still happening? The answer is that Hep A is being spread by human contact. The outbreak seems to have begun in June and July […]

    • More Hawaiʻi residents come down with Hep A

      More Hawaiʻi residents come down with Hep A

      Today the Star Advertiser reports another case of Hep A: “Ben Parker cafeteria worker tests positive for hepatitis A”. Parents of children at the school were advised to have their children immunized. Parents worried about the Hep A outbreak should […]

    • Genki Sushi Hawai‘i Lawsuits

      Genki Sushi Hawai‘i Lawsuits

      I will be filing lawsuits on behalf of Hawai‘i residents who got hepatitis A as a result of contaminated scallops eaten at one of the Genki Sushi restaurants in the islands. Lawsuits for people who have contracted hepatitis A in […]

    • Genki Hepatitis A Outbreak: Should you get inoculated?

      Genki Hepatitis A Outbreak: Should you get inoculated?

      Over 200 people have been treated contaminated scallops consumed at Genki Sushi restaurants on Oahu and Kauai. Creating news nationwide this outbreak of hepatitis A is one of the largest in the nation’s history. The Hawaii Department of Health has again […]

    • Genki Sushi Hepatitis A Outbreak From Contaminated Scallops

      Genki Sushi Hepatitis A Outbreak From Contaminated Scallops

      As reported in the Honolulu Star Bulletin story on August 15, 2016 frozen scallops served raw at Genki Sushi in Hawai’i were contaminated leading to many patrons contracting Hepatitis A. The state Department of Health said this evening that it has […]

    • Ovarian cancer in Hawai’i – was it caused by talcum powder?

      Ovarian cancer in Hawai’i – was it caused by talcum powder?

      Talcum powder and ovarian cancer is in the news: If you have ovarian cancer or primary peritoneal cancer you don’t care about lawsuits. You care about cures. I’ve been there. I know. The good news is that in the past […]

    • Distracted Driving: Do App creators have moral or legal obligations to help?

      Distracted Driving: Do App creators have moral or legal obligations to help?

      The video “Technically Almost Legal: Driving distractions like these should be avoided—even though they are legal makes us laugh but also ask ourselves if maybe we all should look at the safety of what we do and not just ask if its […]

    • 700 deaths per day: medical malpractice third leading cause of death in US

      700 deaths per day: medical malpractice third leading cause of death in US

      Could it be true that avoidable medical errors by doctors and hospitals are the third leading cause of death in the US? According to a story written by Ariana Eunjung Cha on May 3 for the Washington Post, entitled “Researchers: […]

    • Hawai‘i defective product alert – some blood clot filters are unsafe

      Hawai‘i defective product alert – some blood clot filters are unsafe

      Hawai‘i has an aging population that, although healthier than the national averages, face the normal health problems of aging including heart problems. As heart problems develop over time one of the greatest risks facing the patient is pulmonary embolism (PE) when […]