The Asian American Commission had a ceremony on Jan. 24 to welcome six new commissioners.
The U.S. Congress designated January as Cervical Health Awareness Month. Cervical cancer may be widely known as a common disease in the United States. However, have you ever considered how early prevention and detection can help battle human papillomavirus (HPV) disease and cervical cancer?
Too cold to stay in chilly Boston? If you are planning a short trip to get away from the cold weather, annoying work and weariness, try Hawaii. The fresh air, blue water, breathtaking natural beauty and warm residents will surely energize you and make you feel like you’re in paradise!
Have you ever thought about your high blood sugar being linked to daily intake of soft drinks and processed foods? A study published in Metabolism May 2012 issue shows that consumption of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), a sweetener commonly used in manufactured foods and beverages, may link to a variety of health issues such as diabetes and metabolic effects.
If you’ve just arrived in Boston for college, you might be busy dealing with orientation and getting familiar with the city. Moving into a sweet apartment is the best way to start your new life here. Here are some housing tips to help you find a comfortable place to live.
Smoking kills, even if you don’t smoke. As a result of widespread tobacco use, approximately 443,000 Americans die each year from tobacco-related illnesses, such as cancer and heart disease, according to a 2008 study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly 11 percent of these deaths resulted from secondhand smoke exposure.
“[Secondhand smoking] is a very serious problem,” said Geri Healey-Dame, System Director of Respiratory Care for Hallmark Health System. “I believe it’s pretty significant. We see a lot of patients with lung disease. They can be people who have never smoked, but work in a smoking environment, like waitresses and bartenders.”