Living with Colorectal Cancer

Adjusting to a life with colorectal cancer can be challenging. It is normal to feel nervous, anxious, and overwhelmed during the transition. While everyone has a unique battle with cancer, it is still possible to create the life that you […]

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Heart Check: 3 Facts About CPR

You do not need to be a medical professional to learn or give CPR. Anyone, teens and adults, can perform CPR. You do not need to give mouth-to-mouth CPR. Hands-only CPR is just as effective in two steps: first, call […]

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Bilingual Parent Training for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) are children who have, or are at an increased risk for, chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional conditions, and who also require health or other services beyond that of children in general. Parents […]

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Comments on the Public Charge Proposal

On behalf of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center (CBWCHC), we are offering comments to the DHS Proposed Rule on Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds. CBWCHC is a federally qualified health center which provides primary care and support services […]

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Heart Check: Respond Quickly to Sudden Cardiac Arrests

When a person suddenly collapses, is not responding to touch or sound, cannot breathe normally and does not have a pulse, the person may be experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). SCA happens when the heart stops pumping effectively.  Dr. […]

Unplug from Your Phone This Holiday Season

More and more of our time is spent on the phone to keep up with the world, connect with friends and family, and stream movies and entertainment. Most adults spend 10 hours a day or more on their device and […]

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Grandparent Care, Overweight, and Obesity in Chinese-American Families

Current studies have been inconsistent on the relationship between grandparental care and childhood obesity. Furthermore, when it comes to Chinese-American families, there is a gap in the literature concerning grandparents’ impact on children’s health. Culturally, grandparents play a vital role […]

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The Rainbow Club Gives Passage to Cancer Recovery

The impact of cancer runs deep. Not only does the illness take a toll on the body, but it can also drastically affect a person emotional and social well-being. While support can be found through family and friends, the first-hand […]

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Why We Need to Talk about Domestic Abuse (also known as Domestic Violence)

When people hear the term “domestic violence,” they may only think of physical harm or a relationship issue between two partners. Domestic violence, however, is a pattern of manipulative and harmful actions that can be both physical and psychological. It […]

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What You Need to Know About AFib

Do you ever feel like your heart is skipping a beat and going faster than usual? For many, that heart-pounding feeling can mean excitement, fear or anger; for others, it could mean atrial fibrillation. Better known as AFib or AF, […]