Christmas in Kolkata

Christmas in Kolkata

New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Dec 23, 2015

It’s hardly Santaland but as Christmas approaches Montoo’s bakery in a dingy lane in in central Kolkata is one of Kolkata’s hottest addresses.


Malnutrition: A Hidden Epidemic in Elders--Especially Latinos


La Raza/New America Media , News Report, Marcela Cartagena, Posted: Dec 23, 2015

Statistics indicate malnutrition among elders has increased dramatically in past decades and there are not enough health professionals and planning to combat the issue.


Elder Hunger: New Efforts To Combat Common Malnutrition Among Seniors


WBUR Common Health/New America Media , News Report, Nell Lake, Posted: Dec 02, 2015

Malnutrition is surprisingly common among U.S. elders, said experts at a recent national conference on aging.


Health Disparities Continue for California’s Latinos and African Americans


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Nov 03, 2015

African-American adults have the highest rates of high blood pressure, obesity and smoking.


Californians Want E-Cigarettes Regulated


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 27, 2015

A large majority of California’s registered voters believe that electronic cigarettes lead to nicotine addiction among young people and need to be regulated, according to a new study by The Field Poll.

Frozen Korean Meals Enter SoCal Markets


Korea Times, News Report, Posted: Oct 27, 2015

Easy, microwaveable Korean foods — frozen japchae and bibimbap — from a U.S.-based producer, Mindful Food Corp., have found their way to Gelson’s supermarkets.

World Health Organization Warns Processed, Red Meats Can Cause Cancer


Washington Weekly, News Report, Posted: Oct 26, 2015

The World Health Organization issued a statement early Monday warning that based on evidence from hundreds of studies, eating processed meat such as bacon, sausage, hot dogs and ham -- which is salted, cured or smoked to enhance or preserve flavor -- can cause cancer.


Reel Food -- Five Short Films on Growing Sustainability


VoiceWaves, Video, Posted: Oct 23, 2015

VoiceWaves youth reporters produced five short films highlighting positive food justice stories in the city.

Mike Huckabee Tweets Racist Joke


AsAmNews, News Report, Len Patel, Posted: Oct 14, 2015

Huckabee only dug himself a bigger hole when he followed that with “poor liberals think its racist to deplore a brutal dictatorship. #DemDebate” It’s obvious he hasn’t a clue about why dog jokes are offensive to Asian Americans.


Beef Ban Extremism: Someone’s Dinner is Now Part of a Criminal Probe in UP, India


New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Oct 01, 2015

The rumour of beef and pig tallow greasing cartridges is supposed to have spawned what the British called the Indian mutiny. That was 1857.

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