Health For All Bill Addresses Uncle Sam’s ‘Failure,’ Says Senator

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 14, 2015

Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, says SB 4, his Health for All bill that's now in the Senate Appropriations Committee, will address Uncle Sam's failure to provide health care for undocumented immigrants.




California Residents With Mental Health Disorders Find Lack of Support: Study

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 07, 2015

A recent study finds that California residents with mental health issues say they are discriminated against.




Proyecto de ley cuidado de salud para todos aprobado por comité del senado

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 06, 2015

Más de una vez, médicos en la sala de urgencias donde acudía María Contreras cuando los dolores de los cuales sufría siguiendo una cirugía se hacían insoportables la negaron diciéndole que tomara ibuprofeno o Tylenol.




參議院健康委員會初步通過“全民健康法案”

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 01, 2015

沙加緬度 –47歲來自墨西哥的移墨民柯瑪麗目前擁有的Medi-Cal(低收入健保),只提供她緊急的醫療服務,卻沒有提供一般性的醫療保險,這造成她許多生活上的不便。 她認為美國的健保制度需要改進,讓像她一樣的無證移民可以獲得更全面的醫療。




상원위원회, “불체자도 건강보험 혜택 받아야지”

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 01, 2015

세크라멘토—마리아 콘트레라스(47)는 수술 후 심각한 통증을 견디다 못해 응급실로 달려갔지만 의료진들은 ‘아이부프로펜’이나 ‘타이레놀’과 같은 진통제를 복용하라고 했다.




Undocumented Immigrant Youth on Constant “High Alert” -- Study

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 23, 2015

Hundreds of thousands of deportations in recent years and excessive surveillance by law enforcement are keeping undocumented immigrant youth in California in a constant high alert mode that is leading to mental health disorders, says a new study.




Health For All Bill Passes Senate Committee

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 16, 2015

The Senate Health Committee on Wednesday voted 7-0 to provide health care to all Californians, regardless of their immigration status.




Study: Your Health Could Depend on Where You Live

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 10, 2015

The report indicated that people who were hurting the most were those living in states that had not expanded Medicaid.




With County Safety Nets Frayed, 'Remaining Uninsured' Pin Hopes on Lara's Bill

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 08, 2015

Sen. Ricardo Lara's Health for All bill would provide access to health care for undocumented Californians.




Community Determined to Reunite Korean Mom With Her Child

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 31, 2015

Nan-Hui Jo has experienced an outpouring of community support rarely seen by victims of domestic violence.