Yes, it is possible to die from too much anesthesia. Doctors found 2,211 recorded anesthesia-related deaths between 1999 and 2005, based on death certificates maintained by the National Vital Statistics System at the National Center for Health Statistics.
TransformAsians, hosted by Asian Women for Health, focused on Asian women and cancer on Nov. 16 at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Led by executive director Chien-Chi Huang, speakers presented their expertise and experience on women affected by cancer.
Chien-Chi Huang lives by her own words. When speaking of Asian women, she said they “put other peoples’ needs above others.”
Many people start smoking because they believed a myth about what smoking promises, while there are some who want to quit and falsely believe it’s near impossible to succeed. Despite efforts to educate the public about the dangers of smoking, there are still an estimated 43.9 million adult smokers in the U.S.
The Sharewood Project, a free, student-led community health clinic, has been offering unscheduled care to the medically underserved populations of the greater Boston area since 1997. The clinic is currently providing free pregnancy care service for women, which connects patients to primary care physicians as well as health insurance enrollment assistance.
Asian Sisters Participating in Reaching Excellence and Boston University’s Alpha Kappa Delta Phi held a Speaker Series discussion on sexual health and healthy relationships Oct. 17 at Boston University. The event featured a panel comprising Lucy Chie, Hyeouk Chris Hahm and Tina Oza, which was moderated by Qingjiang Shi.