Health in Honolulu, HI

Hello, my name is James. I’m from Salt Lake City, Utah, and like many kids, I’m just a 17-year-old high school student. But unlike many kids, I was born differently. I was diagnosed with arthrogryposis, a disability that limits the movement within my joints.

Growing up, William Magee III, M.D., D.D.S., experienced the difference that medical care can make as he traveled the world with his parents as they provided no-cost, life-changing surgeries to children with facial birth defects.

How Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Schlesinger Marks a Breast Augmentation Before Surgery - Transaxillary Breast Augmentation, Sub-Pectoral, with Silicone Implants. Vi...

Prolonged exposure to computer screens can cause temporary irritations and potentially long-term damage. By Caitlin Sullivan

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Innovations in nanotechnology have revolutionized how we think about disease diagnosis and treatment at the cellular level. This is what physicians should know.

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If you are a new parent or caregiver of a newborn, remember:
Babies will cry a lot during the first few months of life. This is completely normal, and it does get better with time.
You are not a bad parent if your baby continues to cry after you have done all you can to calm him.
Crying is natural and actually is a normal phase of an infant’s healthy development.
But when parents are functioning on little sleep and dealing with…

Steph Curry has finally seen the light. Curry is almost certainly the greatest shooter of all-time, but he recently found himself falling into a bit of a...

Most medical practices can save thousands a year, says one expert. A new guide explains short- and long-term eco-friendly moves to explore.

Dealing with sweat stains is a struggle. But it doesn’t have to be. Find out how to prevent sweat stains if you deal with excessive sweating.

Wondering what procedure will make the facial improvements you want? Hawaii board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Schlesinger can help you figure it out.

The operating room staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake City are the first in Utah to quit smoking in the operating room. Yes, you read that correctly. Traditional surgical cautery during procedures in operating rooms produce what’s known as “surgical smoke” and OSHA reports an estimated 500,000 health care workers are exposed to laser or electrosurgical smoke each year.

Causes of hair loss in men or in women include thyroid disease, alopecia areata, telogen effluvium, and tinea capitis. Hair loss prevention and treatment may involve minoxidil (Rogaine) or finasteride (Propecia).

Edgar Perez was named honorary mayor of the Ronald McDonald House in Salt Lake City on Wednesday. The 19-year-old has lived there for nearly a year while accessing medical care in the area. He is happy and helpful and often called the mayor there.

Breast implant flipping is just what it sounds like: the implant flips over in the breast pocket. Honolulu plastic surgeon Dr. Schlesinger answers FAQs about implant flipping and how to prevent it.

Treating excessive sweating can be hard. But it doesn’t have to be. Learn the best hyperhidrosis treatment: antiperspirants or deodorant.

April is Occupational Therapy Month and the Philadelphia Shriners Hospital is celebrating the contributions our dedicated team of occupational therapists make to the rehabilitation department and overall patient care.

Alec Cabacungan, a 16-year-old who has "brittle bones disease," and Zion Williamson shared a heartwarming moment at the Final Four.

Locations and directions to help you find a Shriners Hospitals for Children near you. With 22 locations across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, find the right care near you.

Podcasts from Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland offer interviews with hospital physicians and clinicians in their areas of pediatric specialty care. Intended for parents, patients, families and clinicians.

A photo of a spine patient with Dr. Purnendu Gupta at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago was selected for the 2019-2020 Children's Hospitals photography exhibition, which debuted on March 11.

Recently, we had the chance to visit Oahu and found the best family fun activities in Honolulu. Turns out there are a ton of cool things to do there.

Hawaii Vision Clinic offers trusted aesthetic and medical treatments including the administering of Juvederm filler and Juvederm lip injections for patients in Honolulu, Waikiki and Oahu areas. Call us today at 808-594-919 to schedule a consultation.

Board-certified Plastic Surgeon and Hawaii Magazine Top Doctor, Dr. S. Larry Schlesinger specializes in Mommy Makeover Procedures like Tummy Tuck, Ultimate S...

Whether you're an avid basketball player or a weekend hiker, you may be at risk for a stress fracture if you overdo it.
A stress fracture occurs when you increase the length or intensity of your workout too quickly. Your muscles become so tired by the extra work that they transfer the stress to the bones – most often those in the lower leg – and a tiny crack appears.
“A stress fracture also can happen when you work out on a…

Clubfoot or club feet in children is a birth difference in children. Peter Smith, M.D. explains how Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago offers the non-surgical Ponseti method casting and advanced surgical techniques to correct this condition in children.

Eyelid surgery, or blepharoplasty, is a surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the eyelids. This surgery can be performed on the upper lids, the lower lids, or both.

In 2017, the gastroenterology physicians at Straub Medical Center – to include Drs. Donald Saelinger (retired), Ike Tanabe , Timothy Swindoll , Mari Ikeguchi and Jonathan Gochu – along with the Hawaii branch of the American Cancer Society (ACS), committed to screening 80 percent of HMSA patients attributed to a Straub primary care physician
The team is pleased to announce that it has achieved that…