Every resident of Hawaii now has the option of going online to visit with a physician.

There’s almost no waiting for a two-way Webcam appointment or text chat. The 700,000 members of the Hawaii Medical Service Association, the state’s Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance provider, pay $10 for such a visit. But anyone – insured or not – can see an online doc for $45.

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The Internet is a second front in the war in Gaza, according to a cyber war researcher.

Hackers on both sides are waging a battle of words and vivid imagery by defacing Web sites, according to Jart Armin with HostExploit.com. He says Israelis and Palestinians have been waging cyber war on and off since 2001, but now hackers are vandalizing Web sites outside the Middle East.

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New research finds that more than half who adolescents who use the social networking MySpace have posted information about sex, substance abuse or violence. The research, published in the January issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, also shows adult attention can help kids be savvier about what they disclose online.

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