By Praphanit Doowa NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY A study conducted by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington (UW) found that a third of the Korean Americans who participated are traveling to South Korea for colorectal cancer screening. Colorectal cancer affects the colon and rectum. Colon cancer is the third leading type of […]
The announcement of cancer is devastating, and many patients are baffled by the circumstance
With a growing Asian population in the Northwest, there’s an increasing number of Asian patients needing blood transfusions. “Advances in science make it possible to closely match donor blood with patients to reduce the chance of an immune system reaction against a transfusion,” noted Dr. Yanyun Wu, chief medical officer at Bloodworks Northwest. “In some […]
The vibrant and growing Asian community in the Northwest has a major impact on the excellent healthcare system that benefits everyone in the region. As healthcare professionals delivering high quality patient care, or as patients receiving care, Asians are part of the fabric of local communities. “Although blood donations from the Asian community are increasing, […]
“Call me Zak to make life easier for everyone,” said Ramadan-Jradi. He was affable and enthusiastic about the upcoming rollout of connecting various electronic medical record systems throughout MCC’s network members.
Diabetes is a disease that is quickly becoming a global epidemic.
Unplugging from your phone and laptop for at least an hour more each day has also been shown to increase overall productivity.
By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Can you fight the dreadful Alzheimer’s disease? My mind has been wrestling with that question lately. If you have someone in your family who has Alzheimer’s like I do, please take note: Alzheimer’s is hereditary. You are more likely to develop the disease if you have a parent, sibling, […]
By Angela Shen Northwest Asian Weekly The Seattle King County Clinic at KeyArena held a free clinic for the public from Oct. 27 through Oct. 30, for the third year in a row, including free dental, vision, and medical care. Spokesman Raymond Kusumi said the clinic helped 4,492 people in need this year, 482 more […]
People in need of dental, medical, and vision services may receive them free of charge at the largest free health clinic ever organized in the state of Washington. Now in its third year, Seattle/King County Clinic brings together over 100 healthcare organizations, civic agencies, nonprofit entities, private businesses, and thousands of volunteers to help underserved […]