By Kevin Hardy The Des Moines Register DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bob Rees wants you to look around the refrigerated yogurt section the next time you’re at your local grocery. Take stock of the multitude of variations. Pay heed to the multiple berry varieties. Notice the chocolate yogurt, the lemon flavor and even the […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The city of San Francisco will soon have the nation’s first memorial to so-called “comfort women,” of women who were forced into sex slavery by the Japanese Army in World War II. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that on Feb. 6, the San Francisco Arts Commission gave final approval to a […]
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. In this column, we look at the agent for Tom Brady and his new venture, a Seahawk coach leaves the team, and a Storm player gets injured in China. Rocky Seto leaves Seahawks coaching post for ministry The Seahawks made the […]
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 […]
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.