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COVID-19 Vaccine Videos

A collection of local and national videos providing information about COVID-19 vaccines in multiple languages.

March 31, 2022 · Article, Video


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Discussing Measles and MMR Vaccine with Your Somali Patients

Brief article with background information and recommendations relevant to facilitating conversation with Somali patients about measles and MMR vaccine, including addressing concerns related to misinformation about link between MMR and autism.

April 26, 2018 · Article


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Talking Points For Discussing Flu Vaccine With Patients

Talking points for providers that might be useful when encountering resistance to vaccination among refugee and immigrant patients.

July 14, 2016 · Article


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Adherence Barriers to Antidepressants among an Urban Female Latino Population

An article highlighting insights from providers and patients about risk factors, protective factors and interventions related to adherence barriers to antidepressants among urban Latinos.

July 18, 2013 · Article


Ethiopian Traditional Medications and their Interactions with Conventional Drugs

This article discusses the use of traditional medicine by Ethiopian immigrant patients in conjunction with conventional medications. It describes herbs and spices commonly used in traditional medicine and potential interactions with conventional medications.

November 3, 2009


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Medication Non-Adherence Issues with Refugee and Immigrant Patients

The author discussed the subject of medication use with health care providers who work with immigrant and refugee patients at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, including Vietnamese and Somali patients.

September 24, 2009 · Article


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Traditional Vietnamese Medicine: Historical Perspective and Current Usage

A brief history of the development of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine and its influences particularly by Southern China.

August 20, 2009 · Article


Injera, fasting food, Ethiopia

ABIY TSOM The Great Lent

Dietary and medical implications of fasting for followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.

August 14, 2009 · Article


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Chinese and Western Herbal Medicine: A Guide to Potential Risks and Drug Interactions

This article focuses on commonly used Chinese and Western botanicals and potential risks associated with their use. Four tables are included: Incompatible Combinations, Herbs with Teratogenic Effects, Herbs with Potential for Toxic Effects, and Herb-Drug Interactions.

September 1, 2004 · Article