UHA Worksite Wellness

Wellness Corner: How do I encourage wellness at my company?

Written by Erica Kolcz on January 30, 2017. Posted in Well-Being

The workspace has a tremendous influence on our personal wellbeing. A healthy workspace influences our choices and habits. Good design has been proven to improve productivity and collaboration and elicit mental and physical reactions that positively impact physical health, emotional...

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Colon Cancer Awareness

Written by George McPheeters, MD, FACS on January 30, 2017. Posted in Healthcare

Cancer of the colon and rectum are closely related but somewhat different in their symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.  Taken together, “colorectal” cancer is the third most deadly form of cancer and the third most common cancer (based on new cases each year) affecting both men and women.

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Giving the Gift of Life

Written by Valerie Au on January 25, 2017. Posted in Well-Being

Pictured: Blood donors Kelii, our Worksite Wellness Program Administrator and his wife, singer Maila Gibson.

The holidays are a season of giving. This past season, UHA participated in a 3-month wellness challenge against four other local companies. One of the goals was to reach out to our...

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The Impact of Immunization: How Quickly We All Forget!

Written by George McPheeters, MD, FACS on October 06, 2016. Posted in Healthcare

The SARS "epidemic" which really hurt the Hawaii economy and generated a ton of pictures in the newspaper of folks wearing masks occurred in early 2003.  There were about 8,000 cases and 750 deaths WORLDWIDE but nearly all the deaths occurred in Hong Kong. We were lucky.

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Brand vs Generic

Written by George McPheeters, MD, FACS on July 27, 2016. Posted in Healthcare

 Finding the Best Solutions for Our Members

Pharmacy costs are rising far out of proportion to virtually everything in the U.S. economy.  This has been fueled to a very large extent by certain specialty drugs (Hep C, antineoplastics, anti inflammatories and others) but there have been a number...

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