For our senior community, access to timely and safe healthcare is imperative.
Healthcare professionals recommend you get your annual flu shot now—and are adding new ways to make it as safe and convenient as possible.
“They gave me a bag with a tube, with liquid to put the swab in and a swab. They don’t do it for you… you have to do it yourself. There’s a pocket farther in your nose, that if you reach it slowly, you will hear a poke. So much easier than I imagined!”
Han Bui, Everett
When schools in the state shut down in March, teens across the state filled the vacuum with creativity, social awareness, and raw energy. While some used talents to raise funds, others stitched masks or delivered groceries to high-risk individuals
By CHANDRA THOMAS WHITFIELD Kaiser Health News DENVER (AP)—Beverly Grant spent years juggling many roles before yoga helped her restore her balance. When not doting over her three children, she hosted her public affairs talk radio show, attended community meetings or handed out cups of juice at her roving Mo’ Betta Green MarketPlace farmers market. […]
An analysis of 132,373 participants in 21 countries over nearly a decade has indicated a high risk of diabetes linked with the consumption of white rice. The risk is most prominent for the South Asian population, according to the study published in the September issue of Diabetes Care journal. The study was an international collaboration […]
An analysis of deaths associated with COVID-19 in King County published on Sept. 1 shows that deaths have slowed dramatically since the early peak of the outbreak in April. However, COVID-19 still ranks overall as the 6th leading cause of deaths in 2020 in King County. These are among the findings in a new report […]
By Theo Bickel, ICHS FOR NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Grace Chen picks up an electronic tablet that’s been left at a donor’s doorstep and returns to her car. Later, it will be cleaned and wiped for a fresh start. For the past three months, Chen and Katie Li, university students and organizers of “Telehealth Access for […]
Traditional and natural healing systems have knowledge to boost immunity and empower wellness
With the increase of racist acts in recent weeks, Dr. Sally Chung, a clinical psychologist who owns a private practice in Bellevue said some of her patients are afraid to leave the house.