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 […]
The Hepatitis B Team at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center has been presenting their latest research on hepatitis B virus (HBV) at local conferences.
Many women grew up hearing that monthly self-breast exams can protect them from breast cancer. From clinical experiences, we see that breast awareness and mammography are both essential to detecting breast cancer early.
Universal childhood vaccination programs since the 1980s have successfully reduced new hepatitis B virus (HBV) infections in endemic countries by increasing immunity and protection against HBV infection. However, approximately one-third of the world’s population has been infected and most do […]
If your doctor finds a breast lump or sees a suspicious area in a mammogram or sonogram, he or she may recommend that you get a breast biopsy. You might wonder, what is a breast biopsy? Biopsy is an effective way […]
As an OB/GYN health educator at Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, much of what I do is help women understand the benefits of pregnancy planning and birth control options. When it comes to choosing a birth control method, many […]
The Charles B. Wang Community Health Center has been serving the Asian American community for more than 45 years. We want our patients and community members to know that they should not be afraid to visit their doctors. We […]
I grew up in an immigrant family. My parents operated a hand laundry in Poughkeepsie, New York. Sadly, my father passed away when I was in high school. My mother was left with the responsibility to raise four children. Despite […]