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California Faces Major Reversal if Trump, Congress Scrap Health Law
 

California Faces Major Reversal if Trump, Congress Scrap Health Law

California Healthline, News Report, Chad Terhune, Posted: Nov 10, 2016

California has a lot to lose if President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress fulfill their campaign pledge to repeal Obamacare.

 

Advocates Push for More Expanded Medi-Cal Sign-Ups to Access Dental and Mental Care

 

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Nov 08, 2016

Health care advocates are urging parents of undocumented children enrolled in full-scope Medi-Cal to take advantage of the benefits it offers, particularly in the areas of dental care and mental care.

 

Parents Know About Health Care for All Kids Law, But Few Are Aware of Its Benefits

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Nov 08, 2016

Six months into the Health Care For All Kids law, many children have transitioned to it, but few parents know of its extensive benefits.

 

Latino Voters Can Be the 'Unstoppable Giant'

 

VoiceWaves, First Person, Elizabeth Campos, Posted: Nov 03, 2016

A young woman who did not vote in 2012 says that this time, it's different.

 

Sister Watches Helplessly as Uninsured Brother Slowly Slips Away

 

New America Media, First Person, Lourdes Sevilla as told to Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 19, 2016

A sister, living in Fresno, Calif., tells how lack of access to timely medical intervention claimed the life of her undocumented and uninsured brother as he struggled with a rare disease.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: ‘America’s Other Drug Problem’: Copious Prescriptions For Hospitalized Elders

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Feature, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 30, 2016

Elderly hospital patients experience 400,000 preventable adverse-drug reactions a year, costing billions, but a new breed of pharmacists is bringing change.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elders

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 25, 2016

Increasingly, hospitals are changing the "war zone" clatter of ERs by creating special ones for elderly patients--and cutting costs and hospitalizations.

 

72% of Previously Uninsured Californians Now Have Health Insurance

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 18, 2016

But the survey found that one ethnic group was under-represented: Latinos.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Elderly Hospital Patients Need To Keep Moving

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 17, 2016

Despite mounting research showing excessive bed rest can harm seniors, while exercise helps them, many hospitals still don't put a high priority on making them walk.

 

Farmworker Families Learn About Medi-Cal’s Dental and Mental Health Care

 

New America Media, News Feature, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jul 19, 2016

Many more kids in California’s Central Valley are now eligible for Medi-Cal because of the state’s Health Care for All Kids law – now the trick is to spread the word.

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New York Offers Support to Urge More Immigrants to Apply for U.S. Citizenship
 
New York Offers Support to Urge More Immigrants to Apply for U.S. Citizenship

By Text by Anthony Advincula, Video by Orhan Akkurt,
Posted: Sep 29, 2016

 

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