Archive for October, 2008

  • ASIANWEEK SPECIAL SECTION ON HEPATITIS B

    ASIANWEEK SPECIAL SECTION ON HEPATITIS B

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  • Daily Dose: 10/31/08

    Daily Dose: 10/31/08

    » AsianWeek Market Report » NYPD Slams Brakes on Insurance Fraud Ring Targeting Asians » Councilman Liu and Business Leaders Announce Assistance for Stores Damaged by Fire » BART implements new green transit system » Assemblymember Eng kicks off “There Ought to Be a Law” […]

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  • Anti-Cancer Vaccine For Hep B

    Anti-Cancer Vaccine For Hep B

    Until 1965, when a team of researchers led by Dr. Baruch Blumberg of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) discovered the virus that causes hepatitis B, a vaccine for the mysterious disease that attacks the liver seemed like science fiction. But that discovery, and the […]

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  • Research Into Hepatitis B Continues

    Research Into Hepatitis B Continues

    The research community is abuzz about hepatitis B, thanks in part to recent advances in treatment. Treatment options were not a luxury afforded to infected individuals until very recently. Injectable drugs have been used since the early 1990s to slow or prevent hepatitis-B-induced liver damage. […]

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  • A Welcome from Fiona Ma

    A Welcome from Fiona Ma

    Welcome to the first-ever newspaper section completely dedicated to hepatitis B coverage. I am proud to work with AsianWeek and the San Francisco Hep B Free campaign in helping to educate and raise awareness among the general public about this deadly disease. It is through […]

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  • The Greatest Health Disparity for Asians

    The Greatest Health Disparity for Asians

    Welcome to AsianWeek’s Hepatitis B Special Issue. We are excited and humbled to be the first newspaper ever to dedicate an entire editorial section to hepatitis B awareness.

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  • Calendar: 10/31/08

    Calendar: 10/31/08

    Kulintang Stateside EVENT: Presented by Kularts DESCRIPTION: A weekend melding traditional Philippine gong music with the industrial sounds of electronica and jazz. DETAILS: $13-20, Nov. 1, 8 p.m., Nov. 2, 7 p.m., Bayanihan Community Center, 1010 Mission St., San Francisco. CONTACT: (415) 239-0249, kularts.org 15th […]

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  • Alliance Against Hep B

    Alliance Against Hep B

    San Francisco Hep B Free could save thousands of lives in San Francisco, and millions more around the world if the campaign becomes a global model to prevent transmission of the deadly hepatitis B virus. Those numbers are impressive. But there is something equally as […]

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  • Global Hepatitis B Initiative Launched in San Francisco

    Global Hepatitis B Initiative Launched in San Francisco

    Since 1992, the World Health Organization has urged governments to add hepatitis B to the list of diseases for which infants are routinely immunized. But official recommendations have hardly addressed other proven preventive measures, including universal screening and vaccination of newborns, adolescents and adults. Treatment […]

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  • Corporate Philanthropy for SF Hep B Free

    Corporate Philanthropy for SF Hep B Free

    The SF Hep B Free campaign has thrived on the strong efforts from the health care and Asian Pacific American communities, but support from the corporate community has proven just as important for funding and implementing aggressive public awareness campaigns on hepatitis B. Education and […]

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