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Why Health IT?   Health information technology (Health IT) makes it possible for health care providers to better manage patient care through secure use and sharing of health information - e...

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Healthcare (health-care) is broadly defined as any care, service, or supply related to the physical or mental health and well-being of an individual through the services offered by the medical and a...

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Atopic Dermatitis

The increasing prevalence of allergy is a major health issue. Often manifested as atopic dermatitis in early childhood, allergies can progress to allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and severe allergic ast...

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Addressing Chronic Diseases in Asian Americans

A population-wide strategy for the prevention of chronic disease is aimed at improving the health of the growing population of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. Preventing Chr...

Improving Cardiovascular Health in a Rural Population Can Other Communities Do the Same?

Reducing the continued high burden of cardiovascular disease (CVD) morbidity, disability, mortality, disparities, and costs remains a paramount public health goal for communities and countries. Accele...

Holy Name Medical Center Launches Chinese Medical Program

As the Asian population continues to grow in North Jersey, Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, N.J. is launching a Chinese Medical Program (CMP) that will meet the medical needs of this community in ...

Cultural health beliefs and social networks crucial in South Asian people's management of diabetes

New findings shed light on the poor outcomes of South Asian people with diabetes in the UK. Analysis of interviews with South Asian people shows that especially among first generation immigrants, fata...

A medical tourism startup for expats in Asia raises $8.6M

In a nod towards the growing interest by digital health companies in the Asian market, a physician scheduling service for expatriates in eight Asian countries has raised a $8.6M Series...

Strength training may cut type 2 diabetes risk in Asian workers

(HealthDay)—Strength training may help cut the risk of incident type 2 diabetes in a working-age Asian population, according to a study published online March 2 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigat...

Southeast Asian nations must improve public health:WHO

Biospectrum Many Southeast Asian nations including India have made slow progress in achieving UN's Millennium healthcar...

Does eating out cause high blood pressure?

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A quick dash to the local burger joint or a slap-up splurge at a swanky restaurant will cause pain to your pay check and your blood pressure. New r...

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Health Behaviors: Is There Any Distinction for Teachers? A Cross-Sectional Nationwide Study.

Health behaviors, as important modifiable determinants of health, are consistently targeted by prevention messages. Teachers, as educators and role models, may play a key-role in bringing such message...

Moving the Dial to Advance Population Health Equity in New York City Asian American Populations.

The shift toward a health equity framework for eliminating the health disparities burden of racial/ethnic minority populations has moved away from a disease-focused model to a social determinants fram...

Health and health-related behaviors according to sexual attraction and behavior.

to Describe perceived health, mental health and certain health-related behaviors according to sexual attraction and behavior in the population residing in Barcelona in 2011.

Disparities in Diabetes Management in Asian Americans in New York City Compared With Other Racial/Ethnic Minority Groups.

We examined diabetes management practices among Hispanics, Blacks, and 3 Asian American subgroups in New York City. Compared with Blacks and Hispanics, all 3 Asian American subgroups had lower average...

Cervical Cancer Screening and Sexual Risky Behaviors Among a Population of Hispanic Origin.

To assess the prevalence of cervical cancer screening through Papanicolaou (Pap) test utilization and its association with sexual behaviors among a population-based sample of Hispanic women in Puerto ...

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