Washington Congressmember Pramila Jayapal re-introduced the South Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act on June 5. This bipartisan bill aims to raise awareness regarding the alarming rate of heart disease in the South Asian community and invest in reversing this trend. “Heart disease in the South Asian community has risen to an alarmingly disproportionate […]
Guijuan Chen, a senior, worries about living in her International District (ID) apartment alone. Problems with her balance and a few spills have left her feeling unsafe. Chen emigrated from China 25 years ago. She loves living in the ID and doesn’t want to move to a nursing home, or to leave her friends and neighborhood.
Good health habits that help you manage heart health can also help prevent stroke. The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, lists seven habits to help prevent stroke.
For over 24 years, Trang Le has helped patients find the best medication and treatment for their health needs.
By RACHEL LA CORTE The Associated Press OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington is poised to become the first state to establish an employee-paid program creating an insurance benefit to help offset the costs of long-term care, a step advocates say will help an aging population that is likely not prepared for the increasing costs needed […]
Most people love to travel the world to experience new cultures, food, and sights, and others travel to find new ways to give back. Volunteering abroad can be a great way to find inspiration and learn about the challenges others face, outside of their usual surroundings.
If you like to vacation like I do — get away from it all, unplug (no phone service, no internet, no TV), be near the ocean, rest, relax, and rejuvenate your spirit — the island getaway I just returned from is your ticket.
You may have read the travel article I wrote last year called “Highlights of our tour in South Korea,” in our July 5, 2018 issue. On the same trip, Tracy, my girlfriend at the time who is now my wife, and I also stopped by Japan.
When I think of a vacation destination that offers everything a tourist could want, Oaxaca, Mexico springs to my mind.
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly When Japan Airlines (JAL) ended its Seattle flight in 1992, most people assumed it had more to do with JAL. Now that JAL has resumed its Seattle flight, the story unfolds a different reality — it has more to do with Seattle. What happened to Seattle during the past […]