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Asian

MedspeakUK A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring, has an Asian ethnic origin, which includes (but is not limited to) British Asians, regardless of where they were raised or educated.
MedspeakUS A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam.
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The notion of taking care of your parents when they get old is what started the tradition, and of course, economic reasons for the middle-class Asians.
If Crazy Rich Asians succeeds in transforming how Hollywood perceives and represents Asians and Asian-Americans, it will be due not only to this one movie being good, or at least profitable, but also to the long, slow work done for decades in Hollywood by hundreds of Asian-American actors, writers, directors, producers, agents and more.
Annabelle Santos Volgman, M.D., from the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and colleagues address the prevalence of and risk factors associated with ASCVD among South Asians in the United States.
The "Let's Talk!" conference at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) recently convened Pan-Asian college students, supporters and other educational leaders for a day-long forum addressing the success and well-being of Asian and Asian American college students across the country.
Asian Americans are the Democrats' fastest growing CONSTITUENCY, BUT THE PARTY HAS FAILED TO MOBILIZE THEM.
Shilpa Dave, LeiLani Nishime, and Tasha Oren (Eds.), Global Asian American Popular Cultures, New York, NY: New York University Press, 2016, 400 pp., $30.00 (paperback.)
While some Asian immigrants are professionals and successful businesspeople, far more are not, and their children are, on average, just as far ahead.
As a force at the ballot box, Asian Americans caught the media's attention in 2012, when exit polls showed that they supported Barack Obama with 73 percent of their votes, a level exceeded only by African Americans.
Researchers compared other Asians and foreign-born tuberculosis patients with South Asians, who had a disproportionately higher rate of the disease in New York City.
"There is a perception that Asians will not buy store brands because they believe store brands are generic," Chang says.
U.S.-born Asians are more likely than the Asian immigrants to be college-educated (58 percent of first-generation Asians and 61 percent in the second generation).

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