‘Health For All’ Bill Would Fix Hole in the Affordable Care Act

‘Health For All’ Bill Would Fix Hole in the Affordable Care Act

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Sep 30, 2014

With immigration reform delayed at the federal level, Assemblymember Rob Bonta is gearing up to bring health coverage to everyone, regardless of immigration status.


Could More Low-Income Women Benefit From Doulas?


VoiceWaves / New America Media, News Report, Deonna Anderson, Posted: Sep 28, 2014

Research suggests that doulas could benefit at-risk mothers but there are barriers, both real and perceived, to accessing them.


CA Program May Simplify Healthcare Paperwork for Low-Income Patients


El Tecolote/New America Media , News Report, María Antonieta Mejía , Posted: Sep 28, 2014

Many California low-income seniors and people with disabilities may find a new program can help them cut through Medicare and Medi-Cal paperwork.


Minnesotans Show How to Create ‘Dementia-Friendly’ Communities


Park Bugle/New America Media, News Report, Warren Wolfe, Posted: Sep 27, 2014

Over 40 states have plans for the growing senior population with Alzheimer’s. Minnesotans want their communities to be safe and “dementia friendly.”

Californians Under Covered California Experience Delays, Dropped Coverage


Asian Journal, News Report, Posted: Sep 26, 2014

Covered California acknowledged problems with enrollment delays and dropped health plan coverage for nearly 30,000 consumers over the weekend. The health insurance exchange is working to fix the issue before the next sign-up period this fall.

Opponents of Marijuana Legalization Speak Out


Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 25, 2014

The use of recreational drugs in the U.S., a common occurrence among youth, often leads to negative outcomes including addiction, incarceration and even death.


Ebola Weakens Already Fragile Nations


Washington Informer, News Analysis, Barrington M. Salmon, Posted: Sep 21, 2014

Fourteen years of war in Liberia has left the country with a broken, tattered infrastructure that is being further weakened by a massive Ebola outbreak.


Latino Workers Dying at Higher Rates in Job Accidents, Report Shows


FairWarning, News Report, Stuart Silverstein, Posted: Sep 18, 2014

Worker advocates blame weak federal and state regulation and a trend of employers increasingly giving dangerous jobs to temporary workers.

Teen Invents Device to Help Keep Wandering Alzheimer’s Patients Safe


Audrey Magazine, News Report, Posted: Sep 17, 2014

Kenneth Shinozuka is only15-years-old, but he already has a goal in life: He aims to discover a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. Until that day comes, it seems that Shinozuka spends his time trying to find ways to make things just a little easier for patients with Alzheimer’s as well as those who take care of them.

More than 40 Percent of Minnesota Workers Lack Access to Paid Sick Days


TC Daily Planet, News Report, Posted: Sep 17, 2014

Some 41% of Minnesota workers lack access to even a single day of earned sick time, a new report finds. Those who have the most difficulty taking time off from work when they are sick include low-income workers and those employed in food service and other jobs where they are in regular contact with the public.

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