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Category: Health

Sugary Soda Linked to Cell Aging

Sugar-sweetened soda consumption might promote disease independently from its role in obesity, according to UC San Francisco researchers.
categories FoodHealth

Palliative Care Provides Dignity to Ethiopian American Elders

Caring for the elders is one of the most venerated duties in the Ethiopian culture. And palliative care helps Ethiopian American families provide appropriate treatments and dignity to their ill loved ones.
category Health

Tzu Chi Medical Center in Alhambra Now a Pay-per-service Clinic

The formerly free Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Center on Garfield and Linda Vista avenues in Alhambra is trying to raise awareness that it is now a pay-for-service clinic, according to Iris Yeh of the Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation.
categories BusinessHealthNeighborhoods

Over 10,000 Californians to Lose Health Coverage

Some Californians who purchased insurance on the exchange are in danger of losing their health plan.
category Health

Palliative Care: How Chinese Americans Find Comfort at Death’s Door

Chinese Americans are learning not to avoid the taboo topic of death, but to take charge of their end-of-life decisions for their peace of mind.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Majority of California Voters Support Health Care for the Undocumented

A majority of California voters support the expanding health coverage to include undocumented immigrants, according to a new poll.
categories HealthImmigrationPolitics

More Chinese American Elders Stating Their End-of-Life Wishes

Although two-thirds of Asians would rather die at home, only one-third don't die in institutions. Palliative care programs can help ensure the system honors their wishes.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Lack of Asian-Language Materials on Exchanges Leaves Many AAPIs Uninsured, Say Advocates

Language barriers have left hundreds of thousands of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders uninsured.
categories HealthRace/Ethnic Relations

First-ever Choices Expo on Saturday, Oct. 11

LA County families invited to hear about school and healthcare resources available from more than 100 vendors.
categories City AffairsFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Breast Cancer Survivor Writes Book to Help Parents on Discussing Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
categories Arts & CultureHealth
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