By Mahlon Meyer Northwest Asian Weekly After a life of working as a domestic helper, his mother died from kidney failure brought on by diabetes. “That gives me a little more reason for showing up every day,” said Nate Miles, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Eli Lilly and Company—the first company to bring insulin […]
Carrie (only her first name is used to protect her privacy), a busy 55-year-old wife and mother, is guilty of a common offense. She often puts off doctor visits and taking care of her health.
In late February, Overlake Medical Center & Clinics had its first COVID-19 positive patient—thrusting the healthcare organization into the epicenter of the first U.S. outbreak of the disease.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought Peter Tsai, the material scientist and engineer who developed the N95 mask’s virus-blocking technology, out of retirement to study safe ways to disinfect the single-use masks for reuse —nearly 30 years after his invention.
As a nutritionist at International Community Health Services (ICHS), a nonprofit health center, I see first-hand how a healthy diet can help avoid, delay, or reduce the need for medication for many chronic conditions, including high blood pressure.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly “Asian Americans are twice as likely to have diabetes as Caucasians at the same weight; so the rate is twice as high,” Dr. Michael Shannon, medical director and endocrinologist at Physicians of Southwest Washington in Olympia, said. The University of Washington (UW) has done research on the Asian diabetes […]
By Janice Nesamani NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY On a blustery Seattle Friday, I found myself on a King County Metro bus out of downtown Seattle, smack in the middle of a conversation about coronavirus —recently named COVID-19. Figures of the people affected and the number of lives it claimed flew fast. Our camaraderie, rare for a […]
My breakfast always consists of a fried egg every day. Want to preserve your memory? Eggs are a great benefit. The yolk also has many vitamins, including choline and lutein, that are important for brain development and memory. Eggs have good quality protein, according to Haq, regardless of their color, brown or white.
A new study from Stanford University of Medicine, published on Dec. 12, has found that ‘Asian glow’ may be linked to Alzheimer’s disease. ‘Asian glow’ is a condition that causes people to develop flushes on their face and other areas of their body after consuming alcohol. The facial redness is caused by a mutation in […]
The Food and Drug Administration lifted a ban earlier this year that prohibits blood donation from those who had traveled to China in the last three years.