What It Takes to Change Your Adopted Nation’s Foreign Policy

Armenian Americans' Long Fight for Genocide Recognition Is a Victory—And a Cautionary Tale

In the media and in politicians’ minds, foreign policy often seems to take a backseat to other subjects such as the economy or social issues. But for the United States’ many immigrant communities, foreign policy is a kitchen-table topic—front of mind, almost all of the time, as they seek to influence the politics of their historic or former homelands.

From Tibetan Americans to Cambodian Americans to Palestinian Americans, many of these groups have rallied around causes, hoping to improve their homelands’ futures. Yet few have been as successful as the …

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Why Immigrants Make Us Healthier

As Doctors and Providers, Immigrants Care for Us. As Patients, They Force Our Health Care System to Be More Creative and Inclusive

Immigrants have been a force for change in the American healthcare system—as doctors and nurses who provide essential health services, and as patients whose needs have prompted hospitals and clinics …

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Tackling Childhood Diabetes With Conversations and Lab Work

Rohit Kohli’s Global Childhood, and Indian Medical Training, Taught Him How to Communicate—and Do a Lot With a Little

How can we wean children off sugar?

Answering that question is the focus of my research and practice at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where I’m chief of gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. …

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We Put the Ultrasound Machine in the Local Pharmacy

Physician Assistant Luz Garcia Is Bringing a Family Practice to Where Her Community Is

If you walk into the local pharmacy in downtown Gonzales and turn to the right, you’ll see an examination room with an ultrasound machine. It represents more than just a …

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To Stop a Deadly Cancer, Turn Everyone Into a ‘Hero’

How Reducing the Stigma Against Hepatitis B Saved the Lives of Asian Immigrants and the Native Born

How have immigrant communities addressed a rampant disease—and maybe beaten cancer?

Some answers to that question lie in the story of a San Francisco campaign against hepatitis B.

Americans of Asian …