Tag: charles b. wang community health center

Meet Project AHEAD 2019

Project AHEAD (Asian Health Education and Development) provides training and experience to college students who have an interest in pursuing a career in health care. It supports further understanding of the historical and current issues impacting the health of Asian […]

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Congratulations to Our Employees of the Year

Please join us in celebrating the Employees of the Year! Nominated by staff and administrators, the awardees were chosen for their outstanding commitment, support, and contribution to the Health Center. Read about their New Year ambitions and how they incorporate […]

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Bilingual Parent Training for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) are children who have, or are at an increased risk for, chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional conditions, and who also require health or other services beyond that of children in general. Parents […]

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Heart Check: Respond Quickly to Sudden Cardiac Arrests

When a person suddenly collapses, is not responding to touch or sound, cannot breathe normally and does not have a pulse, the person may be experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). SCA happens when the heart stops pumping effectively.  Dr. […]

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Grandparent Care, Overweight, and Obesity in Chinese-American Families

Current studies have been inconsistent on the relationship between grandparental care and childhood obesity. Furthermore, when it comes to Chinese-American families, there is a gap in the literature concerning grandparents’ impact on children’s health. Culturally, grandparents play a vital role […]

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The Rainbow Club Gives Passage to Cancer Recovery

The impact of cancer runs deep. Not only does the illness take a toll on the body, but it can also drastically affect a person emotional and social well-being. While support can be found through family and friends, the first-hand […]

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Why We Need to Talk about Domestic Abuse (also known as Domestic Violence)

When people hear the term “domestic violence,” they may only think of physical harm or a relationship issue between two partners. Domestic violence, however, is a pattern of manipulative and harmful actions that can be both physical and psychological. It […]

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What You Need to Know About AFib

Do you ever feel like your heart is skipping a beat and going faster than usual? For many, that heart-pounding feeling can mean excitement, fear or anger; for others, it could mean atrial fibrillation. Better known as AFib or AF, […]

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Reasons to Celebrate Community Health Centers

Nationally, there are nearly 1,400 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) like the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center (CBWCHC) that deliver comprehensive, high quality and affordable health care to its community. Serving diverse rural and urban populations in the United […]

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Tips for a Healthy and Happy School Year

With the school year fast approaching, parents may be anxious about their kids returning to school, where contagious diseases can easily spread. Visiting the doctor before the start of the school year and getting vaccines such as the annual flu […]