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Mesothelioma Center

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The Mesothelioma Center provides updated information abuot mesothelioma, a cancer that affects lung, abdominal cavity and heart. In addition, we provide free help for veterans to claim the benefits for asbestos exposure.

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DiversityRx in the news: Japan health study

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DiversityRx was on national TV in Japan, presenting the first results of a national survey of foreigners' experience with the Japanese health system. The study looks at what linguistic and cultural challenges arise when seeking health care and what strategies are used to address them.

Survey highlights include:

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The Edible Schoolyard Project

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This 31 minute documentary film follows the story of how renowned chef Alice Waters' Berkeley "Edible Schoolyard" program - centered around the caring for children - is replicated and contributes to the rebirth of the New Orleans uptown poor black Green Charter School after its devastation from Hurricane Katrina floodwaters.

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Call to Action for Healthcare Professionals to Advance Health Equity for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community

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Care should be caring. Patients should feel confident when entering the healthcare system — be
it a hospital, clinic or other setting — that they will be treated with dignity and respect, with full access
to the care they need. Despite our best intentions, however, this doesn’t always happen.

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Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the US

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This Spotlight brings together resources from the Migration Policy Institute (MPI); the US Census Bureau's 2010 American Community Survey, 2010 Current Population Survey, and 2000 decennial census; the US Departments of Homeland Security and State; the Pew Hispanic Center; and Mexico's National Population Council (CONAPO) and National Institute of Statistics and Geograp

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