Soul Food ─ Cultural Lifestyle or Disease Trap?
 

Soul Food ─ Cultural Lifestyle or Disease Trap?

Florida Courier/New America Media , News Feature, Penny Dickerson, Posted: Feb 21, 2017

Slaves’ imagination and desperation changed how the South cooks and eats, but ironically there’s an unhealthy price to be paid by their African American descendants.

 

Experts Challenge Asian Stereotype, Call for More Chinese Family Support

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Report, Ke “April” Xu , Posted: Feb 19, 2017

Older Asians—especially Chinese elders—face mounting challenges either being left behind or immigrating in old age. Both elders and their families need more support.

 

10 Resign from President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

 

New America Media, News Report, Staff, Posted: Feb 16, 2017

The President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders yesterday submitted their resignations to President Trump. T

 

STOP FALLS: Smart Soles and Other High-Tech Ways to Stop Falls

 

Ottawa Citizen/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Payne, Posted: Feb 16, 2017

Singer Paul Simon might find the diamonds on the soles of his shoes are really sensors. They and other high-tech can help prevent seniors’ dangerous falls.

 

STOP FALLS: The High Cost of Falling Down: Why Falls Are an Overlooked Health Crisis

 

Ottawa Citizen/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Payne, Posted: Feb 15, 2017

In our rapidly aging world, preventable falls present a rising and daunting cost in both dollars and unnecessary human suffering.

 

In Boston's Chinatown, Bad Air and Rising Temperatures a 'Toxic Mix'

 

New America Media/Sampan, News Feature, Ling-Mei Wong, Posted: Feb 07, 2017

Extreme heat isn't just uncomfortable; it's also the leading cause of weather-related mortality in the United States.

 

“Kentucky’s Community Health Workers Meet Obstacles for Better Health”

 

Kentucky Health News, News Feature, Melissa Patrick, Posted: Jan 28, 2017

Community Health Workers, non-clinical helpers, in many states like Kentucky, are cutting costs and improving care for lower-income people.

 

Lost and Found - California Seniors Get the Call on Loneliness

 

New America Media, News Feature, Matt Perry, Posted: Jan 26, 2017

Movie idol Greta Garbo famously said, "I vant to be alone." But isolation is not for retirees, who have new programs to stay connected.

 

Stirring Women’s March in San Jose: A Muslim Perspective

 

New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Jan 23, 2017

What is clear is that we Muslim Americans must shed our sense of entitlement to be full participants in American democracy.

 

Isolation Puts Seniors at Risk

 

Columbus Dispatch/New America Media , News Report, Encarnacion Pyle , Posted: Jan 22, 2017

Programs seek to connect older Americans to curb illnesses, depression and extend their lives.

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