Tag: Asian American

We Are Here to Serve Everyone – Seek Health Care When You Need It

  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 […]

Talk to Your Doctor about Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer affects men and women equally, regardless of race and ethnicity. It is most often found in people who are 50 years old or older. However, there is an increasing rate of colorectal cancer in those who are under […]

Why We Support Asian Americans Living With Diabetes

Asian Americans are at high risk to develop Type 2 diabetes. As with many health disparities faced by Asian Americans, the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center provides specialized care for our diabetes patients. We talked to Registered Dietitian and […]

Man Up – Talk to Your Doctor About Sexual Health

  Women are more likely to see a doctor for regular check-ups than men, and yet it is so important that men have regular checkups to discuss all aspects of their health. Sexual health is one area that is incredibly […]

Know Your Risks for Ovarian Cancer

  All women are at risk for ovarian cancer – and it is too often caught too late. When ovarian cancer is found in its early stages, there are effective treatments. Here is what you need to know about ovarian cancer, […]

Have a Smoke-Free Home

  We all need clean air to live healthy lives. This includes the air inside your home, not just what you breathe in outside. To protect your and your family’s health, don’t smoke at home. Secondhand smoke, which comes from […]

Growing Older with Hepatitis B: Prevention and Precautions Still Matter

This September we are celebrating seniors for Healthy Aging Month. The Hepatitis B Foundation is doing a series on Growing Older with Hepatitis B, and we have adapted part two of their series. If a senior you know or love […]

Happy Older Americans Month! How Are You Celebrating?

  There is Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and even Children’s Day celebrated in certain cultures. If there is a day to honor our seniors, it would be in May. May is Older Americans Month and we are sharing fun ways […]

National Infant Immunization Week | Immunization. Power to Protect.

Vaccines are one of the most successful medical advances of all time. Many of the diseases that vaccines prevent today are nearly or entirely eliminated in the United States. To promote the importance and achievements of vaccines, especially in protecting […]

Healthy Recipe Round-up

For National Nutrition Month, we have round up our favorite healthy recipes that we often share with our patients and community members. Feel free to download these recipes for your family! All recipe cards have full nutrition facts. Fruity Oatmeal […]