Spreading the Word to Diverse Communities About PrEP

Spreading the Word to Diverse Communities About PrEP

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Nov 02, 2017

"We don't see Latinos, we don't see Blacks, we definitely don't see women and trans women as part of the imagery that's promoting PrEP."

Senior Medicine: When ‘More’ Isn’t Better


Politico/New America Media, News Report, Arthur Allen, Posted: Oct 16, 2017

The Choosing Wisely initiative aims to curb $250 billion a year in unnecessary medical procedures, but it’s run into health-industry barriers.


California Slaps Surcharge On ACA Plans As Trump Remains Coy On Subsidies


California Healthline, News Report, Chad Terhune, Posted: Oct 12, 2017

The Trump administration has yet to commit to paying a key set of consumer subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.

Gov. Brown Signs 'Bill of Rights' for LGBT Seniors in Long-Term Care


New America Media, News Report, Staff, Posted: Oct 04, 2017

SB 219 strengthens protections for LGBT seniors living in long-term care facilities.


5 Takeaways From Congress' Failure To Extend Funding For Children's Coverage


Kaiser Health News, News Report, Phil Galewitz, Posted: Oct 04, 2017

CHIP covers 9 million kids, and until Congress renews it, states are cut off from additional funding that helps lower- and middle-income families.


Ailing Seniors Are Fastest-Growing Group Using Medical Marijuana


NPR Here & Now/New America Media, News Report, Karen Michel, Posted: Sep 30, 2017

With 29 states allowing medical marijuana, seniors have been increasingly seeking its curative powers. But they face many obstacles.


Congress' Cold Shoulder Sends Shivers Through Community Health Centers


California Healthline, News Report, Rachel Bluth, Posted: Sep 27, 2017

With 4 days left in the government's fiscal year, Congress has not voted on reauthorizing billions of dollars now going to community health centers.


Tips for Keeping Your Aging Mind Sharp and Avoiding Dementia


La Planeta/New America Media , News Report, Tibisay Zea, Posted: Sep 23, 2017

There are many myths about brain stimulation and dementia. The Global Council on Brain Health issued recommendations to keep our minds nimble and healthy as we grow older.


Balancing Mobility and Fear of Falls in Seniors


US News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Esposito , Posted: Sep 15, 2017

Over 30 percent of adults living in a community (not in an assisted-living facility or nursing home) fall each year. Experts say being sedentary actually raises that risk.


Opioid Crisis Emerging in Indian American Community, Says New HHS Chief Medical Officer


India West, News Report, Sunita Sohrabji, Posted: Sep 14, 2017

More than two million Americans are affected by opioid overuse, says Vanila Singh. She adds that stigma among Indian Americans makes it tougher to discuss dependence.

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