Latest Hmong language Stories
In the first study of its kind, lay health workers increased screening rates for hepatitis B virus (HBV) and knowledge about the disease among a group of Asian Americans, known as the Hmong.
Most cancers are easier to treat if detected early, so cancer educators emphasize the benefits of screening and prompt treatment.
WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. Congressional letter to Secretary of State Clinton regarding the Lao-Hmong refugee crisis in Thailand and Laos was sent today by 31 Members of Congress, as more cosigned the letter prior to transmittal.
FRESNO, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month, SEIU-UHW and KQEQ will host a Hmong Healthcare gathering in Fresno on Saturday, May 2.
FRESNO, Calif. and WASHINGTON, Dec.
By Trisha Collopy, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 3--Tou Saiko Lee isn't the kind of emcee who spits rhymes like nails, hunched over the mic like he's holding off an attack. No, he wants you to hear what he has to say.
By Long, Lisa A For many Americans, Southeast Asia and its inhabitants- particularly the Vietnamese and transnational ethnic groups such as the Hmong-become visible only through the lens of the Vietnam War.
By James Walsh, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jun. 17--Hmong Academy in St. Paul graduated its second class last week. Just about every senior at the charter school walked across the stage, smiled and grabbed a diploma. In fact, the school's graduation rate is 94 percent.
By Vanessa Colon, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Dec. 30--Dr. Fenglaly Lee grew up as a refugee in Fresno living on welfare and harvesting Asian vegetables on the weekends. Now, she is delivering babies as the first female Hmong OB/GYN doctor in the central San Joaquin Valley and possibly the state.
By Farin MontaNez, The Fresno Bee, Calif. Aug. 9--Fresno Unified's school board adopted a new curriculum Wednesday night in an effort to teach children more about southeast Asian heritage.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).