You’ve probably seen medical illustrations in textbooks or at the doctor’s office, but have you ever seen one featuring a person of color? Last month, an illustration of a pregnant Black woman went viral on Twitter and many users commented that they’d never seen an image like it. The image, created by future Nigerian medical student and…

A project to expand the Straub Medical Center in Honolulu is underway — in honor of the hospital’s 100th anniversary. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday for the start of a 15-year, four-phase project that includes expanding the center’s campus from Ward Avenue to Kealamakai Street. The project will include constructing a new medical building,…