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Cultural and family challenges to managing type 2 diabetes in immigrant Chinese Americans.
"An article from a 2009 volume of Diabetes Care "describ[ing] cultural and family challenges to illness management in foreign-born Chinese American patients with type 2 diabetes and their spouses." Last visited: 05/2010

Food in Chinese Culture
Adapted from K.C. Chang"s 1977 book Food in Chinese Culture: Anthropological and Historical Perspectives. Last visited: 05/2010

Hepatitis B
From the Hepatitis B Foundation, information in Chinese. Last visited: 05/2010

History of Chinese Medicine
An extensive collection of links. Last visited: 05/2010

Institute for Traditional Medicine
Contains several articles on Chinese medicine and herbs. Files are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat for viewing. Last visited: 05/2010

Knowledge, cultural, and attitudinal barriers to mammography screening among nonadherent immigrant Chinese women: ever versus never screened status.
"Chinese-American women have much lower mammography screening rates than the general population. This 2009 study examined the collective impact of knowledge, cultural views, and health beliefs on intentions to obtain mammography." Last visited: 05/2010


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