New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 31, 2011
In Richmond, Calif., consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks like soda presents as much of a threat to community health as illegal narcotics.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 28, 2011
In Arizona, undocumented mothers are finding solace, and much needed prenatal care, in the growing number of traditional Mexican midwives.
HealthPolicyForum, News Feature, Posted: Dec 24, 2011
Got longevity? Scientists are studying Okinawa, Sardinia and other “Blue Zones” high in those living to 100 for clues on how healthier living can benefit us all.
The Arab American News, News Feature, Posted: Dec 22, 2011
Stigma attached to those seeking psychological help is especially significant in the Arab American community.
TC Daily Planet, News Report, Posted: Dec 20, 2011
As Minnesota’s National Guard members return from their deployment to Kuwait, the state can expect the problems faced by returning veterans to increase to a “tsunami” level.” Uppermost on that list is the potential for suicide.
New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Dec 19, 2011
Taboos against openly discussing issues of mental health and a cultural fixation with success could be behind the high rate of suicides in the Korean American community.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 12, 2011
A new health reform program in California is aiding some patients once denied insurance due to prior health conditions before federal protections kick in in 2014.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 09, 2011
The FDA's decision to maintain restrictions on access to over-the-counter contraception reinforces a harmful climate that leaves Latina youth without options.
Sing Tao Daily , News Report, Posted: Dec 04, 2011
The growing problem of elder abuse has special dimensions for Chinese elders, researchers in Chicago found in a five-year study.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 02, 2011
A report released by researchers at San Francisco State University shows a majority of Oakland's Burmese refugee community is living in extreme poverty.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 01, 2011
On World AIDS Day in Oakland, women of color rallied to emphasize the need for equity in treatment and prevention services.
China Daily, News Report, Posted: Dec 01, 2011
A social justice group in China has launched a campiagn seeking to promote employment rights for the country's HIV/AIDS patients.
Color Lines, News Report, Posted: Dec 01, 2011
Roughly half of those living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. are black, as are roughly half of those who are newly infected each year.