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Journal of Cultural Diversity

The black cloud over the Sunshine State: health disparities in south Florida

The black cloud over the Sunshine State: health disparities in south Florida Janyce G. Dyer Abstract: Florida, the “Sunshine State”, is paradise for international tourists and has been adopted as seasonal or permanent home by many wealthy individuals and celebrities. However, Florida is not paradise for the growing number of residents who suffer from poverty, […]

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Prostate cancer in black men of African-Caribbean descent

Prostate cancer in black men of African-Caribbean descent Jo Ann Kleier Abstract: Prostate cancer is a significant health problem for middle-aged and elderly men. In the United States (US), it is the most frequently diagnosed cancer and is the second leading cause of cancer death. While men of all racial and ethnic backgrounds are at […]

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Inner strength in Salvadoran women: a secondary analysis

Inner strength in Salvadoran women: a secondary analysis Mary S. Rutherford Abstract: The purpose of this study was to utilize secondary analysis to identify the impact of challenging life events on the inner strength of women in El Salvador. The women interviewed lived in a rural area repatriated following the civil war that ended in […]

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Chinese cultural dimensions of death, dying, and bereavement: focus group findings

Chinese cultural dimensions of death, dying, and bereavement: focus group findings Alice G. Yick Abstract: The purpose of this qualitative study is to describe Chinese immigrants and Chinese Americans attitudes and practices about death, dying, and bereavement. To this end, three focus groups were conducted with social work graduate students, pastors and religious leaders, and […]

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Grandparent caregiving role in Filipino American families

Grandparent caregiving role in Filipino American families Merle R. Kataoka-Yahiro Abstract: The purpose of this preliminary study was to explore the Filipino American grandparent caregiver role of grandchildren. This descriptive qualitative study utilized three data collection methods: demographic information sheet, focus group, and field notes. The Filipino American grandparents were recruited from a church in […]

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English-as-a-Second Language nursing students: strategies for building verbal and written language skills

English-as-a-Second Language nursing students: strategies for building verbal and written language skills – ESL Jacqueline A. Guhde Abstract: With the growing number of foreign-born residents in the United States, nurse educators face the challenge of educating students who may have difficulty with the English language. There are an estimated 28.4 million foreign-born residents in the […]