New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 07, 2011
Half of Merced High School's class of 2009 didn't graduate. A new program hopes to address the high dropout rate.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Mar 03, 2011
Marquise Cormier is one of 6.7 million American youths being cared for by grandparents or other kin—many of them ethnic families struggling in poverty.
New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Mar 02, 2011
Marquise’s life was happy as a budding child author and youthful entrepreneur. Then his grandmother became ill and his grandfather died.
The Atlantic, News Feature, Posted: Feb 22, 2011
Could doctors start prescribing Wii Bowling instead of Zoloft to help seniors beat the blues? New research shows that video games may cut elders' depression in half.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 19, 2011
A new Harvard study shows that many black Medicare patients must be readmitted to hospitals within 30 days of being sent home.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Feb 19, 2011
The recent death of Hmong icon General Vang Pao haunts immigrants in exile and their American children with memories of the Vietnam War and longing for home.
Chicago Tribune, News Feature, Posted: Feb 14, 2011
Programs have emerged in Chicago to help home-alone elders network with others in retirement communities, enhancing their quality of life.
Star Tribune, News Feature, Posted: Feb 12, 2011
A whopping 10,000 U.S. boomers a day are turning 65, but the U.S. lacks enough doctors trained in eldercare. A Minnesota program has an unusual solution.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Feb 08, 2011
Obama skirted the issue in his State of the Union speech, but when his 2012 budget is unveiled next week, the neediest Americans will face the biggest cuts.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 31, 2011
African-American men avoid going to the doctor because they find the visits stressful and often unhelpful.
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