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.
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.