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    • The Electoral College and Slavery are connected

      The Electoral College and Slavery are connected

      Sean Illing has written an eye-opening and well-researched article at VOX: “The real reason we have an Electoral College: to protect slave states – In a direct election system, the South would have lost every time.” Illing went to one […]

    • Hawai‘i Cancer News: TPIV-200 vaccine offers new hope for ovarian cancer

      Hawai‘i Cancer News: TPIV-200 vaccine offers new hope for ovarian cancer

      If you are diagnosed with ovarian cancer this is for you. A new cancer vaccine, TPIV 200, is a multi-epitope peptide cancer vaccine that targets Folate Receptor Alpha. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and Mayo Clinic […]

    • Cancer Treatment Resource: TAPUR

      Cancer Treatment Resource: TAPUR

      TAPUR stands for Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry – it is a beacon of hope for cancer patients seeking treatment when first line chemotherapy or radiation have failed. Let me explain what it is and how it works. TAPUR is […]

    • Hawaiʻi Hep A Cases from Contaminated Sushi Reach 288

      Hawaiʻi Hep A Cases from Contaminated Sushi Reach 288

      As reported in the Star Advertiser yesterday there were six new HEP A cases diagnosed last week bringing the total number of Hawaiʻi Hepatitis A cases to 288. According to Deputy State Epidemiologist Dr. Melissa Viray the State Department of […]

    • 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 […]