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    NEMS Celebrates Grand Opening of Koo’s Clinical Building in San Francisco’s Richmond

        SAN FRANCISCO, CA—On Thursday, November 21st, North East Medical Services (NEMS) hosted a grand opening and ribbon cutting of Koo’s Clinical Building in the Richmond district. Koo’s Clinical Building is a generous gift from Hong Kong entrepreneur Dr. Tihua Koo and his wife, […]

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    Headlines Bring Halloween Terror Every Day?

        (updated 11/31) There was a novel series and a movie called “Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events”. It was inspired by all of the headlines of terrible things happening to people for random reasons, author Daniel Handler thought it would be make […]

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    Ting Launches Obamacare Enrollment Campaign at SF State University

        San Francisco, CA – Assemblymember Philip Y. Ting (D-San Francisco) kicked off the first of a series of community events today designed to help San Franciscans obtain health insurance through the open enrollment period under Obamacare, which started on October 1.  Today’s health […]

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    LA, Partner Groups Launch Health Care Reform Effort

        LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles (Advancing Justice – LA) announces the historic launch of the Open Enrollment period for eligible Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (AANHPIs) to apply for health coverage through Covered California, the state’s new […]

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    On Some College Campuses, a Focus on Asian American Mental Health

          Editor’s Note: This is the final installment on Asian Americans and mental health by New America Media and is reprinted with permission. Moving away from home and going to college can be stressful for anyone, but Asian American students often face culturally related factors–model […]

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    Be a Hep B Warrior at the 6th Annual Hep B Free Gala on Sept. 18!

      Join the Golden State Warriors in spreading the message of preventing Hep B and liver cancer! We are all Hep B Heroes, and for this night we become Hep B Free Warriors as well. Wednesday, September 18, 2013 No-Host Cocktail Reception 6pm-7pm Dinner and Silent Auction 7pm-9pm […]

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    A Psychological Lifeline for Asian American Teens

      Editor’s Note: The following article is part 2 of 3 in a series on Asian Americans and mental health by New America Media and is reprinted with permission. On a cold, clear Sunday evening in March, Hung Wei sits in the living room of her home […]

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    Cultural Stigma Hurts Asian American Teens with Depression

      Editor’s Note: The following article is part 1 of  a series on Asian Americans and mental health by New America Media and is reprinted with permission. It was late on a school night—3 a.m.—and Tracy’s 17-year-old son, Jason, was still playing video games in their one-bedroom […]

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    World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

    Earlier this year “Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi” cited World Tai Chi & Qigong Day as indicative of the global invasion of the ancient Chinese health practices of tai chi and qigong. Harvard Medical School even held a series of Tai Chi as […]

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    Smokers Quit When They Realize Secondhand Smoke Kills Their Kids

        While on assignment in Vietnam a few years ago, I turned into a smoker, at least temporarily. I resisted at first, but my new acquaintances thought I was standoffish. My interviews didn’t work very well. So I gave in. I took cigarettes offered […]

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