With all the training and expertise the average surgical team has, you would think that wrong-site surgeries would be a thing of the past. And yet, these incidents keep happening with chilling regularity in the United States.
The school year is starting up again in Honolulu. Each weekday morning, your kids walk to the bus stop, where they wait for the school bus to pick them up.
For people dealing with a serious medical condition, surgery is generally the last resort, because of all the risks involved. When the operation goes well, you still could have to endure a long, painful recovery. And if there are complications, you could end up permanently disabled.
We all know that holiday weekends are the worst times of the year for drunk driving. Too many people take a three-day weekend as an excuse to drink and drive and put other people in serious danger.
There is still so much that we don’t know about the effects of brain trauma. However, researchers around the world are learning more and more about how the brain reacts to serious injury. This important research will hopefully lead to treatments that will minimize the impact a traumatic brain injury can create in victims’ lives here in Hawaii.
Summer officially began on June 21. Now that the children are out of school, many families are coming to Hawaii for vacation. As one of the top tourist destinations on Earth, Hawaii has just about everything that makes for a perfect summer vacation: beaches, surfing, scuba diving, hiking and just about any other outdoor activity you can imagine.