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Staff Sgt. Kevin Iinuma / U.S. Air Force

If you think you might be having an emergency, when should you call 9-1-1? What might be helpful to bring with you? Are there tips that can help you get the best care? On this edition of The Body Show, a talk with an emergency room physician about what happens in the ER, and why more is better when it comes to medical history information.

One of Hawaii Island's rural, 96-year-old former plantation hospitals is improving its capabilities to care for patients. Funding is coming from both the state and the community. From the Big Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us more.