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Thursday, February 16, 2017
HB1595: Involuntary Commitment for Mentally Ill
By Rep Gene Ward @ 2:32 PM :: 219 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness

"Currently, there are no laws on the books that allow for the involuntarily commitment of individuals who are mentally ill or drug addicted or alcoholic...."

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
How They Voted: Assisted Suicide Bill Passes First Committee
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:28 PM :: 324 Views :: Health Care, Life

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection & Health passed the assisted suicide (SB1129) out of committee on February 15, 2017....

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Saturday, February 11, 2017
SB1129: Senate CPH Committee Schedules Assisted Suicide Bill
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 2:23 PM :: 385 Views :: Health Care, Life

The committee on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 02-15-17 8:30AM in conference room 229....

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Monday, February 06, 2017
Fluoridated Water Reduces Gender Pay Gap by 4%
By Selected News Articles @ 2:19 AM :: 398 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care
...“women who resided in communities with fluoridated water during childhood earn approximately 4% more than women who did not,” adding that they found “no effect of fluoridation for men.”....
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Friday, February 03, 2017
HB1595: Urine Free Zones
By Rep Gene Ward @ 5:14 PM :: 395 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness

"A person can be lying in their feces in a public stairwell and have an absolute constitutional right to do so, but the citizens walking over or through this public health hazard have no rights.”

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Thursday, February 02, 2017
Hawaii: Anti-Gun Bills Scheduled for Hearing
By News Release @ 4:14 AM :: 425 Views :: Health Care, Second Amendment

Both bills could deprive individuals of their Second Amendment rights simply based on allegations, without a conviction....

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Thursday, February 02, 2017
Hawaii: The State of Tobacco Control
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 425 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Grade F -- Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Funding....

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Thursday, February 02, 2017
Hawaii Tops Gallup Well-Being Index for 6th Year Straight
By News Release @ 2:35 AM :: 330 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Hawaii, Alaska and South Dakota, states with track records of high well-being, were the top states in the 2016 rankings....

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
DOH fights lawsuit on their non-posting of inspection reports even as two bills in the Legislature again fund the posting
By Selected News Articles @ 3:59 PM :: 607 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, Office of Elections

This is how the state spends your taxpayer money....

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
‘Natural’ Toxins for your Baby: ‘Homeopathic’ Profiteers Refuse Recall Order
By News Release @ 12:21 PM :: 487 Views :: Ethics, Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

...Hyland’s homeopathic teething tablet products labeled as containing belladonna....

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Thursday, January 26, 2017
Medicare Overbilling: Hawaii ranks 16th
By News Release @ 1:14 AM :: 455 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Waste Chief Reason Medicare Predicted to be Bankrupt by 2028....

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Friday, January 20, 2017
Lost Jobs: Obamacare Impact on Hawaii
By News Release @ 9:32 PM :: 689 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Small Business

How many lost jobs, shuttered businesses and lost earnings in Hawaii? ....

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Friday, January 20, 2017
How Does Hawaii Score on Healthcare Access?
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 3:11 PM :: 440 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Mercatus Center Healthcare Openness and Access Project – Hawaii Ranks 29th....

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Thursday, January 19, 2017
Auditor: How Will Hawaii Regulate Midwives?
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 11:15 PM :: 393 Views :: Health Care

...the State’s proposed regulation of Certified Professional Midwives, who comprise just a small segment of the midwifery profession, is insufficient and inconsistent with the State’s regulatory policies....

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Thursday, January 19, 2017
On Life Support? HECO Wants to Give You $20
By News Release @ 10:35 PM :: 427 Views :: Energy, Health Care, Cost of Living

Up to 2,000 customers dependent on life support equipment or increased heating and cooling needs due to a medical condition verified by a physician....

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Hawaii State Legislators join nationwide initiative to address opioid abuse
By Video @ 3:37 AM :: 483 Views :: Health Care, Drugs

Limit opioid painkiller prescriptions to one week at a time....

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Hawaii Among Most Expensive States for Smokers
By Selected News Articles @ 1:55 PM :: 471 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Taxes

...Total Cost Per Smoker: $2,048,587....

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Sunday, January 15, 2017
Obamacare? Nobody Wants it Less than Honolulu
By Selected News Articles @ 12:11 AM :: 721 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Hawaii CD1 has the lowest Obamacare enrollment in the USA....

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Friday, January 13, 2017
Obamacare Repeal: How Will it Affect Hawaii?
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:22 PM :: 1408 Views :: Health Care

Dr Goodman is one of four people who have most influenced the changes shaping our health care system....

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Friday, January 13, 2017
Hawaii Healthcare Access Cut off by Regulations
By Dr Kelii Akina PhD @ 3:21 PM :: 724 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...some great scores...and some very, very poor ones....

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Monday, January 09, 2017
Hawaii most racially integrated state (Except Healthcare)
By News Release @ 5:22 PM :: 693 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

Hawaii ranks 44th in "equality and integration" of healthcare....

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Monday, January 09, 2017
Assisted Suicide: 2017 Bill Written to Facilitate Elder Abuse
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 673 Views :: Health Care, Life

The bill eliminates “safeguards” from current doctor-prescribed suicide laws and proposals....

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Friday, January 06, 2017
Out with Obamacare…In with Trumpcare?
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:48 PM :: 631 Views :: Health Care
What should the government’s role be when it comes to ensuring healthcare access for its citizens?
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Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Bedbugs: Honolulu Crawls up to 48th in USA
By News Release @ 2:59 AM :: 583 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Tourism

Nationally, Orkin's bed bug revenue is up more than 10 percent over last year....

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Friday, December 30, 2016
Hawaii Gets Small Business Waiver–First in the Nation to Escape Obamacare
By News Release @ 11:16 PM :: 932 Views :: Health Care, Small Business

“This action acknowledges the success of the state’s Prepaid Health Care Act in providing insurance to a majority of Hawaiʻi’s residents...."

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Friday, December 30, 2016
Obamacare Repeal Has Begun For Small Firms
By NCPA @ 10:59 PM :: 495 Views :: Health Care

Democrat politicians’ first real step towards conceding Obamacare needs to be repealed and replaced....

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Hawaii Zika virus-infected mothers delivered babies with microcephaly as early as 2009
By News Release @ 11:53 PM :: 576 Views :: Health Care

...severe birth defects related to infection with the Zika virus occurred in Hawaii much earlier than in 2016....

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Sunday, December 25, 2016
Can the Unions Dodge the Law?
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 870 Views :: Health Care, Labor, Law Enforcement

Earlier this year, our lawmakers passed Act 25. It bans smoking on the premises of our state-owned hospitals....

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Friday, December 16, 2016
Impact of the Affordable Care Act in Hawaii--What the Feds Claim
By News Release @ 11:56 PM :: 575 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...no mention of the massive rate hikes....

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Friday, December 16, 2016
States with the Best Elder-Abuse Protections—Hawaii Ranks 10th
By Selected News Articles @ 2:16 PM :: 662 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Law Enforcement

...based on 10 key indicators of elder-abuse protection....

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Thursday, December 15, 2016
Hawaii again nation’s healthiest state—Mainland Health in Decline After 8 Years of Obama
By News Release @ 6:29 PM :: 791 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...Years of Positive Health Gains in the United States Threatened by Rise in Cardiovascular and Drug Deaths....

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Only 3% of Hawaii Tobacco Taxes Used for Anti-Tobacco Programs
By News Release @ 4:05 PM :: 634 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care, Taxes

...The State is the senior partner in the tobacco industry....

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Friday, December 09, 2016
How States Can Shape Obamacare’s Replacement
By Heritage Foundation @ 9:36 PM :: 564 Views :: Health Care

As Republicans prepare to hammer out the details of a replacement for Obamacare, governors and state insurance commissioners are asking for a seat at the table....

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Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Gallup: Hawaii Tops Well-Being Rankings for Older Americans
By News Release @ 1:56 AM :: 485 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

2015 Gallup Healthways State Well-Being Rankings for Older Americans...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Annual Stop Flu at School Vaccination Program
By News Release @ 1:14 AM :: 499 Views :: Education K-12, Health Care

Completed Vaccination Consent Forms due to Schools by December 16....

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Saturday, November 19, 2016
UHERO: Obama’s Recession Produced Greater Inequality in Health
By UHERO @ 11:25 PM :: 600 Views :: Health Care

...obesity and overweight rates increased high school educated people, while there is weak evidence that they decreased for the college educated....

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Thursday, November 17, 2016
American Legion Forum to Discuss Hawaii VA Care
By News Release @ 7:01 PM :: 675 Views :: Health Care, Military

The meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6th at the Oahu Veterans Center at 1299 Kukila St, Honolulu....

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Thursday, November 17, 2016
Abortion by mail comes to Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:45 PM :: 839 Views :: Family, Health Care, Life

The idea builds on a trend that is helping women obtain birth control more easily....

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Friday, November 11, 2016
Interior Department Still Trying to Sell Doomed Obamacare Program to Micronesia
By News Release @ 2:56 AM :: 818 Views :: Health Care

...encourage citizens of the Freely Associated States (FAS) who live in the 50 U.S. States to enroll in health insurance plans available under the Affordable Care Act....

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Friday, November 04, 2016
Hawaii Hospitals Top New Safety Rankings -- 12 Grade ‘A’
By News Release @ 11:09 PM :: 903 Views :: Health Care

...the Fall 2016 release of the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a program which assigns A, B, C, D and F letter grades to more than 2,600 U.S. hospitals....

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Thursday, November 03, 2016
Hawaii First State to File ‘Complete’ Obamacare Waiver
By Selected News Articles @ 4:40 PM :: 1291 Views :: Health Care

January 1, 2017 is the first day that these waiver programs could take effect....

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Sunday, October 30, 2016
Obamacare 2017 Premium Hikes 25 Percent. What's Next?
By NCPA @ 3:16 AM :: 869 Views :: Health Care

Back in June, it looked like the hike would be 16 percent....

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Saturday, October 29, 2016
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
By News Release @ 7:21 PM :: 584 Views :: Health Care

...job search, job referrals, vocational training, and work-based learning opportunities to individuals with disabilities....

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Friday, October 28, 2016
Hawaii Health Insurance Premiums Growing Faster than Most States
By News Release @ 1:48 AM :: 699 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

...premiums have continued to grow by 5 percent per year or more in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Maryland, New Hampshire, New York, and Utah....

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Hawaii Obamacare Premiums Going Up 32% for 2017—Unless You Get a Tax Credit
By Selected News Articles @ 3:53 PM :: 881 Views :: Health Care, Tax Credits

Health insurance premiums on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces (also called exchanges) are expected to increase faster in 2017 than in previous years....

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Monday, October 24, 2016
Pay for Performance: Budget Busting "Incentives" in Medicare Reform
By NCPA @ 5:59 PM :: 638 Views :: Health Care

...MACRA imported all the worst elements of Obamacare into Medicare....

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Sunday, October 23, 2016
Survey: 47% of Oahu MDs Refusing New Medicare Patients
By News Release @ 8:13 PM :: 1041 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Health Care

463 of the 479 active primary care practices in Oahu were contacted between 2/11/16 and 8/26/16 and questioned about current acceptance of new patients....

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Thursday, October 20, 2016
Video: The Town That Privatized Everything
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:58 PM :: 1245 Views :: Health Care

“We’ve never even heard of a publicly run hospital.”

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Saturday, October 15, 2016
The Health Financing Crown Wears Heavy on the Insurers’ Heads
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:03 PM :: 639 Views :: Health Care

Some have argued that health insurance is “not insurance”....

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Pension Reform? Fiscal responsibility is key to improving state's economy
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:03 PM :: 1905 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Health Care

...administration will seek to both accelerate state payments into the Employee Retirement System pension fund and establish new rules for dealing with the privatization of government operations....

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