By Arlene Kiyomi Dennistoun NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Vincent Ticzon is a “rock star” of diversity and profitability, said Debbie Bird, Business Development Manager of Immediate urgent care clinics. Ticzon manages the Capitol Hill, Crown Hill, and Queen Anne locations in Seattle, and helped make the Capitol Hill facility, less than two miles away from the […]
Korean Americans seek cancer screening outside the U.S.
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 […]
Screen, screen, screen… — Insight from an oncologist
The announcement of cancer is devastating, and many patients are baffled by the circumstance
Asian community plays key role in healthcare
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, […]
MultiCare Connected Care’s Dr. Zak Ramadan-Jradi: Caring for patients through technology
“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 becoming a global epidemic, but also hits close to home with Asian Americans
Diabetes is a disease that is quickly becoming a global epidemic.
Connection: the not-so-secret way to a fulfilling life
Unplugging from your phone and laptop for at least an hour more each day has also been shown to increase overall productivity.
BLOG: Six lessons learned from my mother’s Alzheimer’s
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, […]