Results for: smoking

An Evaluation of a Smoking Cessation Health Coach Program for Chinese Americans in New York City

Due to increasing smoking rates in the Chinese American community, the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center began a smoking cessation health coach program in 2015. The program, funded by the RCHN Community Health Foundation, provides culturally competent counseling and […]

Smoking Cessation Medications

  At the Health Center, we see many patients who believe willpower is the key to quitting smoking. However, it often takes more than motivation to quit successfully. When you smoke, your body becomes addicted to nicotine, a substance found […]

How to Manage Smoking Cravings

  There is no denying that tobacco urges are powerful. In fact, cravings are the hardest part of quitting smoking for many people. Try to remember that cravings come and go and only last a few minutes, regardless of whether […]

Smoking Cessation Chinese Counseling – A New Force in Health

The following is a translation of a World Journal article in response to a smoking cessation campaign by the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center. The original article  was published  February 28, 2016 and can be read here. According to The […]

Honor Your Heart by Quitting Smoking

  Quitting smoking is tough, and for many, takes more than one try. It may be one of the hardest things to do, but it will be one of the best decisions of your life. In addition to saving thousands […]

Make Quitting Smoking Your New Year’s Resolution

  Every year, people around the world make New Year’s resolutions—to be more active, spend more time with family, eat healthier, and many more. If you are one of the 7 out of 10 U.S. smokers who want to quit […]

Quitting Smoking is Hard, But You Can Do It!

At the hospital, 60-year-old Mr. Fong lays in bed. He is surrounded by family, but feels great pain from advanced lung cancer. His bones ache and he has little energy. He has no appetite to eat the food his grandchildren […]

Publications

2017 Hepatitis B Screening & Vaccination Behaviors in a Community-based Sample of Chinese & Korean Americans in New York City Authors: Li S, Sim SC, Lee L, Pollack HJm Wyatt LC, Trinh-Shevrin C, Pong P, Kwon SC. Journal: American Journal of […]

Research

The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center (“CBWCHC” or the “Health Center”) has a robust research and evaluation program that supports the Health Center’s mission to provide high quality and affordable health care services to the medically underserved, with a […]

What We’ve Accomplished

With 2017 coming to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to reflect on some of the things Charles B. Wang Community Health Center (CBWCHC) has accomplished.