Caution urged on new population survey detailing Asian American obesity rate

Dr. George King, chief scientific officer at Joslin Diabetes Center. (Image courtesy of Joslin Diabetes Center.)

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. Continue reading

Kollaboration Boston 3 empowers and entertains


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.” Continue reading