Supreme Court Rules Nationwide Subsidies Should Stay

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 25, 2015

Millions of Americans are breathing a sigh of relief over the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision affirming Obamacare and refusing to send it into a “death spiral.”




Undocumented Kids to Get Health Coverage in State Budget

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

The California state budget includes $40 million to provide health insurance to all children, regardless of their immigration status.




Despite ACA, Thousands Show Up at Free Health Fair

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

The crowd at last month’s health fair made one thing clear: Despite the ACA, many Americans still can’t access health care.




Sophia’s Hope: A Swab of The Inside of Your Cheek

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

A 11-year-old Bay Area girl of South-East Asian descent is desperately looking for a matching bone marrow donor.




Historic Vote Takes California’s Undocumented a Step Closer to Health Care

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 03, 2015

A sweeping bill that will expand health care coverage to California’s undocumented population sailed through the State Senate today on a 28 to 11 vote.




Historic Vote Takes California’s Undocumented a Step Closer to Health Care

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 02, 2015

A sweeping bill that will expand health care coverage to California’s undocumented population sailed through the Senate yesterday on a 28 to 11 vote.




Historic Vote Takes California’s Undocumented a Step Closer to Health Care

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 02, 2015

A sweeping bill that will expand health care coverage to California’s undocumented population sailed through the State Senate June 2 on a 28 to 11 vote.




California’s Health for All Bill Heads to Senate Floor

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 29, 2015

This year’s bill comes with a lower price tag than a similar bill that stalled last year over budgetary concerns.




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.