Tag Archive | "The Health Issue"

10 unexpected (and natural!) ways to keep your stress in check

10 unexpected (and natural!) ways to keep your stress in check

By Vivian Miezianko
Northwest Asian Weekly

Work, study, taking care of others, worrying about finance, and relationships… Read the full story

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Are Asian Americans immune to becoming overweight?

Are Asian Americans immune to becoming overweight?

By Nan Nan Liu
Northwest Asian Weekly

Asians don’t get fat…right?

“Most Asians I encounter are smaller and thinner,” said Rebecca Kelley, a Korean American who is half white. She is the creator of MediocreAthlete.com. “I imagine it’s partly due to genetics and partly their upbringing.” Read the full story

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The gift of life — Northwest Kidney Centers celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, 50 years of saving lives through kidney treatments

The gift of life — Northwest Kidney Centers celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, 50 years of saving lives through kidney treatments

Joyce F. Jackson

By Joyce F. Jackson
For Northwest Asian Weekly

Editor’s note: Joyce F. Jackson, CEO and president of Northwest Kidney Centers, originally presented this as a speech given to the Seattle Rotary at its Jan. 25 meeting at the Seattle Convention Center. The speech has been edited from its original form.

Seattle is an amazing place in which to live. It’s also an amazing place  in which to be sick. Read the full story

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Diabetes becoming a global epidemic, but also hits close to home with Asian Americans

Diabetes becoming a global epidemic, but also hits close to home with Asian Americans

By Jeffrey Osborn
Northwest Asian Weekly

Diabetes is a disease that is quickly becoming a global epidemic. In recent history, diabetes has become the focus of numerous medical studies. Alarmingly, those that are Asian American or who live in Asian countries are some of the highest at-risk people in the world. Read the full story

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The Health Issue

The Health Issue

Community clinic providing interpretation for API community named Pioneer in Healthcare

Kin On demonstrates respect for both elders and families

Nikkei Concerns: a gathering place with buzz for Seattle’s Japanese American elders

The Health Issue is sponsored by MulvannyG2.

Posted in Community News, Health, Vol 29 No 38 | 9/18-9/24Comments (0)

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