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Pacific Islanders Undertake Grand Experiment Against Purveyors of Junk Food

http://www.renegadetribune.com/pacific-islanders-undertake-grand-experiment-purveyors-junk-food/
By Russ Winter of The New Nationalist

Zero Hedge ran a derisive article entitled, Government Knows Best- Junk Food Ban Goes Global. ZH, which TNN believes usually does very good yeoman work on a variety of real issues decided to use the sham epithet, “nanny state” to describe policy put in place by Pacific Islanders to protect the well being of their people who suffer from serious obesity and diabetes. 686 more words

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Utahn among 10 members resigning from President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

SALT LAKE CITY – Ten members of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have resigned in the last month, including one from Utah. 313 more words

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JAMA Forum: Health Equity Matters for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

By Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH, and John J. Park, MB ChB

Achieving health equity remains a compelling vision for our diverse nation. But doing so requires clear understanding of health outcomes for all major American populations and their subgroups. 1,351 more words

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Some Pacific Islanders Have DNA Not Linked To Any Known Human Ancestor.

Most everyone knows that the islands of the South Pacific are some of the most remote and unique places on Earth, but a new study reveals just how unique they really are. 195 more words

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University of Utah developing plan to boost enrollment of Pacific Islander students

SALT LAKE CITY – The University of Utah is known to produce top athletes who are part of what’s called, the ‘Polynesian Pipeline.’ Now there’s a movement on campus to use that same concept to attract high-performing Pacific Islander students. 324 more words

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“Your kids are your bank”

A close relative of mine said to me one day, I remember because I instantly thought WTH?! my kids are my bank??…“Mmm e ke kalikogu iai pea e makua” (You will know it’s true when you get older) my close relative continued on to say to me but in my head I was like “ummm..ok then” not believing it for a second. 1,167 more words