Friday 15th December 2017,

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Chinese American Prisoner Attempted Suicide in Iranian Prison

posted by Randall

Xiyue Wang

Xiyue Wang with his wife and son before he left for Iran


 
Views from the Edge
 
Xiyue Wang recently tried to commit suicide in a prison in Iran where he is accused of spying for the US, said his wife.
 
The wife of the Chinese American graduate student pleaded with the Trump … Read more

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District Asks Judge to Dismiss Lawsuit against School Board & Administrators Over Teen’s Suicide

posted by Randall
Tempers Flare at Fairfield School Board Meeting Over Suicide of Emilie Olsen

Tempers flare in 2015 at Fairfield School Board meeting over suicide of Emilie Olsen

A school district near Cincinnati is moving to block a family of an adopted Asian American girl who committed suicide from suing its school board and administrators.

In a lawsuit filed in 2015, the family of Emilie Olsen named the Fairfield … Read more

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Aug 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Study: Race Bias Doubles Suicide Consideration by Chinese Elders in U.S.

Study: Race Bias Doubles Suicide Consideration by Chinese Elders in U.S.

posted by Randall
Lydia Li

Lydia W. Li, PhD, of the University of Michigan shown speaking at the World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. (Zhihong Li/Sing Tao Daily)

A new study has found a connection among Chinese elders between experiencing racial discrimination and the risk of suicide, reports Sing Tao Daily/New American Media.
 
The study by Lydia W. Li, … Read more

Chinese American

May 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Studies Find Tai Chi Reduces Depression and Reduces Insomnia

Studies Find Tai Chi Reduces Depression and Reduces Insomnia

posted by Randall

The Professor: Tai Chi Journey WestNew studies released this month reinforce the benefits of tai chi to our health.

A pilot study at Massachusetts General Hospital found the martial art form reduced symptoms of depression in Chinese Americans.

A separate study from UCLA concluded tai chi reduced the number of sleepless nights in breast cancer survivors.

Cure Today reports tai … Read more

Southeast Asian American

Mar 27, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Suppressed Memories of Genocide Surface for Many Cambodian Seniors

Suppressed Memories of Genocide Surface for Many Cambodian Seniors

posted by Randall
National Cambodian Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial

National Cambodian Heritage Museum & Killing Fields Memorial

By Mari Quenemoen
New American Media

Cambodian American elders face many challenges similar to those of other low-income older Americans, such as poor nutrition, limited transportation and poverty. But they also face some very specific challenges as survivors of war and genocide, said Kaoru Watanabe, associate director

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Feb 3, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Police Investigate Apparent Suicide of Indian American Teen

Police Investigate Apparent Suicide of Indian American Teen

posted by Randall
Ritu Sachdeva

Ritu Sachdeva

Authorities are trying to determine if the suicide of an Indian American student in Murphy, Texas is connected with the death of a classmate the same day, reports India West.

The parents of Ritu Sachdeva, 17, found their daughter dead in her bedroom January 31. The coroner determined Ritu died of an overdose … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 22, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on “The Rock” Talks about His Bouts with Depression

“The Rock” Talks about His Bouts with Depression

posted by Randall

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne Johnson on depression


 
By Ed Diokno
 
‘Running amok’ is a common phrase you probably have heard. Did you know that the word “amok” is of Malaysian origin? “Amok” refers to a person, usually male, who goes on a rampage and starts killing everyone in sight and it usually ends with that person

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Jan 11, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on SF Gate: Search for Missing UC Berkeley Grad Student Turns to Ocean Shore

SF Gate: Search for Missing UC Berkeley Grad Student Turns to Ocean Shore

posted by Randall

Shuqin ZhangCrews searched all day Sunday around Point Reyes, California in Marin County, for a missing UC Berkeley grad student last seen on Thursday, reports SF Gate.

Shuqin Zhang never made it for her flight back to China and friends describe her as feeling depressed of late.

Police found several items belonging to her on the … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 14, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Jeremy Lin Recalls His Experience with Suicide

Jeremy Lin Recalls His Experience with Suicide

posted by Randall

Jeremy Lin
 
An article in the Atlantic entitled Silicon Valley Suicides inspired NBA star Jeremy Lin to recall his own experience with suicide.
 
Lin graduated from Palo Alto High School which sits right on the edge of Silicon Valley.
 
He wrote a long post on his Facebook page and recalls the the tragic loss … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 24, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Fortune: Asian American Immigrants Suffer in Silence

Asian Fortune: Asian American Immigrants Suffer in Silence

posted by Randall

Asian American senior citizenNew figures from the State Department indicate its common for current US citizens to bring their parents from Asia to join them in this country, reports Asian Fortune.

Last year, 30,602 immigrants from Asia were parents of US citizens. It’s believed that many of these parents are brought over to assist in taking care … Read more

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