Letter: Kawaiahaʻo Church cemetery vandalism

I’ve been tracking cemetery vandalism in Hawaii for more 20 years. The toppling of more than 20 tombstones at Kawaiahao Church Cemetery is one of the most egregious cases that I’ve ever seen (“Families disturbed by vandalism of over 20 headstones at Kawaiaha‘o Church cemetery,” Star-Advertiser, July 4). It’s so very heartbreaking to see such…

A good round for Holmes in British, an early exit for...

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland >> Tiger Woods turned and saluted the fans at Royal Portrush who saw him for two days at this British Open, but no more.

Is Pinhole Gum Surgery Right for You?

If you see blood in the sink when you brush your teeth, it’s time to take notice. It could be a warning sign of gum disease, typically taking form in early stages as gingivitis, where bacteria in plaque builds up and inflames the gums. Left untreated, gingivitis can spread below the gum line and into…

CHLA ranked No. 1 children’s hospital in the west, rises to...

For the third straight year, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), an affiliate of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has been named the top pediatric hospital in the western United States, according to the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals rankings announced June 18. CHLA also rose one spot from last year in…
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Celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month

The American Dental Association (ADA) and Gentle Dental Center in Virginia Beach are joining together to recognize February as National Children’s Dental Health Month.  This year’s theme is “Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile” The ADA and the dental community know that teaching kids 4 steps to dental health while they’re…
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The Importance of Good Dental Hygiene

We’ve heard it since we were young: brush and floss every day if you want to have a healthy smile! This is sound advice, and when coupled with regular dental cleanings, these good dental hygiene habits go a long way in preventing cavities and gum disease. Dental hygiene also has an impact on the rest…

Keck Medicine cardiac surgery excels in statewide ratings

Keck Hospital of USC was one of only two hospitals in all of California to perform better than the state average for a specific combination of heart procedures in the most recently released California Report on Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery. CABG is one of the most commonly performed heart surgeries, and when combined…

Vital statistics

MARRIAGE LICENSES AND BIRTH CERTIFICATES Each week, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health’s Vital Statistics System. The dates indicate when the information Read More

Christian Doctor’s Digest – July 2019

In this month’s podcast, Dr. David Stevens is joined by Dr. Tyler VanderWeele to talk about the link between religious upbringing and health. Next, Senior Vice President Gene Rudd interviews Dr. Ron Bryce about his book Fingerprint of God. Finally, listen and learn more about Dr. Bill Griffin, CMDA’s new Dental Director. The post Christian…
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Your Handpiece: 10 Things You Should Avoid Doing

So, you have a brand new handpiece that you are just itching to see in action. Or maybe, you have old faithful that has seen a lot of procedures with you. Either way, we’re sure you know exactly what you should be doing with your handpiece. However, have you ever thought about what you shouldn’t…