CA Senate Committee Would Boost Medi-Cal, Including for Undocumented
 

CA Senate Committee Would Boost Medi-Cal, Including for Undocumented

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 22, 2015

A State Senate committee requested $40 million more in Medi-Cal funds for Californians, including undocumented residents as the bill moves ahead.

 

Calming Dementia Patients — Without Powerful Drugs

 

KQED Public Radio/New America Media, News Report, Rachel Dornhelm , Posted: May 21, 2015

Nursing homes often drug dementia patients to manage their behavior, but some facilities are successfully using “person-centered care” without antipsychotics.

 

Telemedicine Keeps Filipino Babies From Going Blind

 

Asian Journal, News Feature, Chritina Oriel, Posted: May 20, 2015

There are 26 doctors in the Philippines who can currently diagnose and treat ROP, but they’re all based in Metro Manila.

 

Rigid Requirements for Older Refugees Test U.S. Humanitarianism

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 15, 2015

Rigid welfare and citizenship requirements for elderly, sick refugees ultimately puts U.S. humanitarian aims to the test.

 

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.

 

Refugee Elders Escape Somali Strife--Now Struggle to Survive U.S. Bureaucracy

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 14, 2015

In his 60s and on dialysis, refugee Sugow Said escaped Somali strife and resettled in Indiana. But his SSI has been cut--and he’s fighting to survive bureaucracy.

Doc to Perform Reconstructive Surgery for Quake Victims in Nepal

 

India West, News Feature, Posted: May 13, 2015

Southern California cosmetic surgeon Munish Batra will fly to Nepal next month to perform reconstructive surgery for a multitude of people injured in the massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit the country April 25, followed by another 7.4 magnitude quake May 12.

 

16.9 Million More Americans Insured Under Obamacare, Study Says

 

Asian Journal, News Report, Agnes Constante, Posted: May 13, 2015

Nearly 17 million Americans have gained health insurance since key provisions of the Affordable Care Act were implemented in 2013.

 

Older Refugees Face Challenges Trying to Maintain SSI Aid

 

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, Jennifer L. Boen , Posted: May 12, 2015

Somali refugee Sugow Said was stunned when Social Security cut off his income. Many more face the same dilemma.

Racism a Driving Factor in High Black Mortality Rates: Study

 

Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: May 11, 2015

An Internet study by University of Maryland researchers found higher Black mortality rates occur in areas that exhibit the most intense levels of racism.

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