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 […]

The Holidays are Here! Talk to Your Family About Health

Family gatherings during the holidays are often spent eating or cooking together, exchanging stories and having a good time being together. When families live far apart from each other, the holidays can be a special time to reunite. With everyone […]

4 Ways You Can Give to the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center on #GivingTuesday

On Tuesday, December 2, the world is giving back! Charities, families, businesses, communities, and students around the globe will be coming together to celebrate generosity and giving. How will you give? We hope that you consider giving to the Charles […]

Sexual Health Month – Protect Your Child From HPV

For National Sexual Health Month, we want to talk about the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection among both women and men. There are many different types of HPV. While some are harmless, others can lead […]

Save the Date for ‪#GivingTuesday | December 2, 2014.

What is #GivingTuesday? We have a day for giving thanks. We have Black Friday and Cyber Monday for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community […]