Ask The Doctor

September 26, 2017

Is Sleep Apnea Dangerous?

~ As Appeared in the September 2017 Issue of North Shore News ~   Is Sleep Apnea Dangerous?   It can be if it’s left untreated. You may have heard that Carrie Fisher, the Star Wars […]
August 30, 2017

Why Do I Need a Colonoscopy?

~ As Appeared in the August 2017 Issue of North Shore News ~   The reason for a colonoscopy is to detect colon cancer and treat it as early as possible.   Colon cancer is the third […]
July 19, 2017

How Do I Know If It’s Strep Throat or Just a Sore Throat?

~ As Appeared in the August 2017 Issue of North Shore News ~    This is a question many parents face quite often. You may be dealing with strep throat if there is an abrupt onset […]
July 6, 2017

Should I Immunize My Children?

~ As Appeared in the June 2017 Issue of North Shore News ~   Yes! The current mumps outbreak is a perfect example of why. As of May 23, the Hawaii State Department of Health confirmed […]
April 11, 2017

When Should I Worry About an Infection?

~ As Appeared in the March 2017 Issue of North Shore News ~ It’s good practice to keep a close eye on all infections. Some bacteria have become resistant to certain antibiotics, and identifying the infection […]
April 11, 2017

About CPR

~ As Appeared in the April 2017 Issue of North Shore News ~ Is it true that you don’t have to do mouth-to-mouth resuscitation as part of CPR? Yes. All you need is a two-step process: […]