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Cultural Diversity: Eating in America
One in a series of fact sheets from Ohio State University. Includes information on eating practices, food preferences, food preparation techniques, dietary guidelines, customs and family traditions, and teaching implications. Concludes with references. Last visited: 12/2005

Hmong Health
A bilingual website addressing family health, healthy living, and traditional healing. The bilingual aspect of the this site is truly useful for health practitioners, as evidenced by the inclusion of a health dictionary and illustrations. Inclusion of the site's purpose, scope, and selection criteria are major bonuses. Last visited: 12/2005

Hmong Homepage
A collection of links. Last visited: 12/2005

Hmong Studies Internet Resource Center
A well organized, attractive site. Those interested in health issues should visit the Bibliographies by Subject section for information on traditional healing, family patterns, food and nutrition, death practices and beliefs, and a wealth of other topics is available. Data is primarily in the form of citations to books and articles. History and statistics round out the site and provide visitors with an overall perceptive. Last visited: 12/2005

Lao Family Community Health Web
Southeast Asian Prevention Intervention Network (SEAPIN) is a Minnesota based program focusing on the Hmong people. Here you will find information on physical and mental health, along with cultural beliefs regarding health. Health issues include: Cancer, Diabetes, pregnancy, HIV/STD, Hepatitis B, food and nutrition, violence, mental health, and vaccination brochures in Hmong. A section on traditional medicine is also included. Last visited: 12/2005

Middle Generation Hmong Couples and Daily Life Concerns
A 1990 study from the University of Minnesota, which defines "middle generation" and examines the experiences and cultural practices of the Hmong in the United States. Includes information regarding health, family life, marriage, and a variety of other topics. Methodology, summary and references round out this resource. Last visited: 12/2005
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