Tray of Togetherness – Healthy Treats for the Lunar New Year

For many Chinese families, Lunar New Year is a time to feast on delicious traditional foods, many of which signify health and prosperity. One such food is Chuen-Hop – or Tray of Togetherness – that symbolizes a sweet or happy […]

Love Your Heart for American Heart Month – Protect Your Heart from the Cold

February is American Heart Month, and so we want to give you some tips on loving your heart during the winter. You may know that cold weather can increase your chances of catching the cold or flu, but did you […]

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Let’s take a moment to talk about cervical cancer and steps you can take to prevent it. Cervical cancer is the third most common gynecological cancer in the U.S. The cervix is part of a woman’s uterus. It is located […]

Choose Healthy Snacks for a Healthier Weight

Feeling hungry in the afternoon? Don’t fight the craving! You don’t have to feel guilty about eating afternoon snacks. Snacking in between meals not only prevents you from overeating, but is also a great way to get an extra serving […]

New BMI Cut Points to Identify At-Risk Asian Americans for Type 2 Diabetes Screening

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently announced their recommendation to screen Asian Americans for type 2 diabetes starting at a lower weight. We talked to our section chief of internal medicine, Dr. Ady Oster, to see what this means for […]

CDC Reports a Dangerous Flu Season. Protect Yourself.

Communities across the country have been hit with a strong and dangerous flu season. The CDC and NY State Department of Health are reporting that many more people have been to the doctor, ER or hospital this season for flu […]

Resolutions for a Healthy New Year

Counting down to the New Year brings much excitement for the coming year and another chance for a fresh start. After celebrating another year gone by, many people begin the New Year with a resolution to “be healthier”, followed by […]

Cold Season is Here – What You Need to Know About Cold Medicine Safety

This time of year brings holiday excitement, winter fun and sometimes the sniffles. There is no cure for the cold, but there are over the counter medications that can help relieve some of its symptoms. If you are treating a […]

Managing Holiday Stress

It is the most wonderful time of the year! And sometimes, it is also the most stressful. Make the most of this special season, and try our tips to manage the stress that often comes with the holiday. Gift giving […]

Breast Cancer Support Group – Look Good Feel Better Session

In October, the Health Center held a special Look Good Feel Better session during its monthly breast cancer support group. The breast cancer support group is a culturally sensitive and language appropriate cancer support group that supports Chinese American women […]