The Centers for Disease Control recently released the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey with additional data briefs on hypertension, cholesterol and obesity among adults in the U.S. by age, gender, race and ethnicity. This detailed national survey of health characteristics, for the first time, includes important health status and information on Asian Americans.
The 28th annual celebration of the Harry H. Dow Memorial Legal Assistance Fund took place Dec. 6 at Empire Garden.
The third Kollaboration Boston talent show took place on Oct. 11 at the Berklee Performance Center. Kollaboration is a nonprofit organization dedicated in providing a platform for young Asian American artists to showcase their talents. Its mission is “Empowerment through Entertainment.”
most Asian American teens are emotionally healthy and thriving. But government statistics suggest that a substantial number struggle emotionally. Among Asian American high school students, 29 percent have reported feeling “sad or hopeless” for at least two weeks in a row during the past year, enough to interfere with their daily lives, according to a recent national youth survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That figure is slightly higher than that of teens from all racial groups, 28 percent.
As the director of multicultural affairs for the Epilepsy Foundation, I have met many people who are living active, full lives with epilepsy.
Study examines data from 54% of Asian American population