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A Woman’s Cancer Experience Highlights the Healthcare Battle

A Woman’s Cancer Experience Highlights the Healthcare Battle

Amy Huang September 16, 2009 3

Sharon Yen (pseudonym for privacy purposes) remembers that nagging pain inside her abdomen. That nagging pain later became unbearable. She remembers clearly that night while working as a waitress—carrying loads of dishes back to

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I Saved a Stranger’s Life

I Saved a Stranger’s Life

Nina Huang September 16, 2009 1

Good things happen to good people. That’s what bone marrow donor Bien Do said of his decision to donate his stem cells to Gordon Fong. Fong, 37, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML)

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We Aren’t All Made Equal, But Our Healthcare Should Be

We Aren’t All Made Equal, But Our Healthcare Should Be

Shalin Hai-Jew September 16, 2009 Comments Off on We Aren’t All Made Equal, But Our Healthcare Should Be

Quality health care, as defined by the effectiveness of quality of care and access to care, patient safety, timeliness (in terms of speedy access to care), and patient centeredness, has been elusive for many

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Racial Profiling, Beer Summits, and the Fire Next Time

Racial Profiling, Beer Summits, and the Fire Next Time

Larry Yu September 16, 2009 3

The arrest of Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates in July 2009 brought the issue of racial profiling once again to the forefront of US public debate this summer. Gates was arrested for disorderly

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Marriage Equality Has a Ring To It

Marriage Equality Has a Ring To It

Liezl Tomas-Rebugio September 16, 2009 Comments Off on Marriage Equality Has a Ring To It

On May 18, 2009, Governor Christine Gregoire signed the Domestic Partnership Law, which provides the same state rights and responsibilities to domestic partners that are afforded to legally married couples. This November, registered domestic

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Child’s Play

Child’s Play

Liana Woo & Monica Le September 16, 2009 Comments Off on Child’s Play

On any given summer day walking in the Chinatown/International District, and passing by International Children’s Park, you’ll see that it’s no surprise why the citizens of Seattle voted in support of the 2008 Parks

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Working Elderly: Success is Precarious

Working Elderly: Success is Precarious

Julie Pham September 16, 2009 Comments Off on Working Elderly: Success is Precarious

SEATTLE – Lam Vuong has been in the United States with his family for five years, just long enough to be eligible to apply for citizenship. But he fears his poor English will fail

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Filipina Politics, Filipina Rights

Filipina Politics, Filipina Rights

Claudia Paras September 16, 2009 1

Pinay sa Seattle-GABRIELA USA, a grass-roots all volunteer political women’s collective, had their debut week of “Summer Nights with Pinay” at the Filipino Community Center (FCC) from Aug 17-21. Having set up their office

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Fall Arts Guide

Fall Arts Guide

Alan Chong Lau September 16, 2009 Comments Off on Fall Arts Guide

Welcome to our annual Fall Arts Preview in which we try and give you a little taste of some of the artistic riches that will appear in the fall and into the new year

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Counter-Photography

Counter-Photography

Carina del Rosario September 16, 2009 1

Photography is most often associated with documentary. Since early experimentations in photography during the 1800s, the camera’s primary advantage over other traditional art has been its ability to capture a moment of real life.

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