HPV is serious business, and it's transmitted sexually. As with anything related to sex, it is a taboo topic in the Vietnamese household. However, knowing about it, and what can be done, can save your life. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a virus that infects humans, leading to one of the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). While most infections do not cause … [Read more...] about What do Vietnamese women know about sex and Cervical Cancer?
One of our writers, Vincent Trinh, will be discussing his work helping Janet Liang's bone marrow at 10 am tomorrow on Insight, a program from Sacramento's local NPR station. Vincent will talk about how he formed a connection to Janet's cause and decided to organize a bone marrow drive at UC Davis on his own time, despite not knowing Janet personally. Carol Gillepsie, the … [Read more...] about Catch Vincent Trinh on NPR Discussing Janet Liang’s Bone Marrow Drive Tomorrow
“I’m afraid of dying. It feels like I don’t have much time. I’m afraid of dying mainly cause I’m afraid of what I’m leaving behind.” These are the words of 23-year old Chinese American, Janet Liang, who recently uploaded a video on YouTube pleading for her audience to help save her life. She has two months to live and find a bone marrow match. About Janet Janet was … [Read more...] about URGENT: Leukemia Patient Janet Liang Turns to YouTube for Help
As Lunar New Year approaches, families around the world are no doubt occupied with cleaning the house, arranging apricot and peach flowers, buying new clothes, selecting the Five Fruits, or delighting in rice cakes. Those who are more traditional are visiting ancestral tombs, paying off debts, or readying their kitchens to bid farewell to the Kitchen God. And in recent years, a … [Read more...] about Red Spring Festival: Giving Blood for Tet
One ball head, one tweezer, two feather blades, one wire loop, one shaver, one excavator, two down puffs, and an earpick – those are the typical instruments found in an ear-cleaning set and have been popular with Asians (who are more likely to accumulate dry cerumen) for centuries. Though these tools may sound scary or even painful, most individuals who have experienced them … [Read more...] about Have You Found Pleasure From E-Spot Stimulation?