Tuesday, August 10, 2010


at a shrine in her Fresno apartment, yeng mua grieves for her son, kick boxer yia mua. he died from liver cancer that doctors say was caused by hepatitis b.

this is a very important story about the high rates of hepatitis b in the hmong population in fresno california. according to the article, liver cancer is the leading cause of death in Laotian men, especially because most do not know that they have hepatitis b. below is a link to the story in the fresno bee, and then a link to the story on npr.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129061711 thank you laura for this link to this npr story - yall can listen to the report - or read the transcript.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

thanks for posting this link! i think alot of people don't know about this.