By Donna Bryson Associated Press DENVER (AP) — When a Colorado teacher got her English language students talking and writing about the police shooting of a black teen in Ferguson, Mo., she was able to draw parallels to events close to home. Cara Luchies, who works in a high school that is 50 percent [Latino], […]
By Jae Hong, MD, Summit Cardiology, UW Northwest Hospital It’s hard to believe, but today, about 76.4 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with high blood pressure. Some studies have shown that Asian Americans, along with African Americans, Mexican Americans, American Indians and native Hawaiians are at a greater risk of high […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Radio commercials blare ranchera tunes, beseeching Mexican Americans to fill out their census forms. Print ads with a portrait of a Thai family with a carved elephant in the background implore Thais to do the same. So does a Congolese basketball hero in another.