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Culture Counts: Considering Norms and Nuance in Latino and Asian Cultures

Since the Surgeon General’s report asserting the importance of cultural, ethnic, and racial issues in mental health, long standing racial/ethnic disparities in...

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Let’s Get Visible: Fighting Health Disparities in the Filipino American Community

I grew up in a very typical Filipino American family. My parents were immigrants who both worked full-time jobs, and my lola (grandmother) babysat my brothers and me,...

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Toward Achieving Health Equity in Southeast Asian Refugee Communities

Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group in the US, experiencing a 46 percent increase in population between 2000 and 2010. This growth is projected to...

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Weighing In: Toward a New Era of Obesity Reform

Recent reports from the CDC and Trust for America’s Health have heralded a decline in obesity. Although still high, the obesity rate has lowered, particularly...

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