San Diego Doctors, Advocates Combine Efforts to End Female Genital Cutting
 

San Diego Doctors, Advocates Combine Efforts to End Female Genital Cutting

California Health Report, News Report, Marty Graham, Posted: Apr 26, 2017

A family health center in San Diego has been awarded a $1 million grant to turn its large African community away from female genital cutting, while developing culturally competent medical care for women who have been cut.

 

Can You Hear Me Now? 8 Options for Affordable Hearing Aids

 

Senior Planet/New America Media , News Feature, Erica Manfred, Posted: Apr 25, 2017

Two-thirds of Americans 70-plus have significant hearing loss, but only 20 percent buy hearing aids. Here’s a guide to eight cost and technology options.

 

Kern County Stands to Lose Big if ACA is Repealed

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 24, 2017

Expansion of the Medi-Cal program under ACA allowed 95,679 adults in Kern County, or 10 percent of its population, to get health insurance, some for the very first time, according to the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. It dropped the county’s rate of uninsured children to less than 5 percent.

 

Seeking Solutions to Kentucky’s Nursing Shortage

 

Kentucky Health News/HealthCetera , News Report, Melissa Patrick, Posted: Apr 21, 2017

Some hospitals in Kentucky can’t find enough nurses; they and nursing colleges work toward short-term and long-term solutions.

 

Older, Wiser and Fighting Climate Change

 

California Health Report/New America Media , News Feature, Matt Perry, Posted: Apr 17, 2017

A common misconception is that elders don’t care about climate change. But gerontologist and grandfather Mick Smyer is among those proving this to be wrong.

 

Breast Cancer Rates Among Asian Americans on Rise

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 12, 2017

Unlike other ethnic groups, Asian Americans experienced an increase in breast cancer rates over the last 15 years.

 

How 'Connected' Will Your Aging Be in the Robotic Age?

 

Smithsonian.com/New America Media , News Feature, Randy Rieland , Posted: Mar 31, 2017

Will you or your parent be part of the "connected aging" future. Will home sensors be friendly visitors or tiny Big Brothers? Will robots bring companionship, or spy on you?

 

How Will Artificial Intelligence Help Aging Boomers?

 

Smithsonian.com/New America Media , News Feature, Randy Rieland , Posted: Mar 30, 2017

As more Americans age alone, will robotics replace the human touch for them? The key, researchers say, is finding the right roles for machines.

 

Orange County Advocates Worry Health Care Options Still at Risk

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 29, 2017

Despite the defeat last week of efforts by congressional Republicans to repeal Obamacare and replace it with the American Health Care Act, Orange County residents like those in the rest of the nation still worry that their health benefits could be taken away.

 

Sự thất bại của Đạo luật Chăm Sóc Sức khoẻ Hoa Kỳ


 

New America Media, Commentary, Trần Mai-Khanh, MD, Posted: Mar 29, 2017

Sự thất bại của đề xuất của đảng Cộng Hòa là một chiến thắng nhưng cuộc chiến vẫn sẽ tiếp tục. Chắc chắn, sẽ có những nỗ lực để lén lút đưa ra các đạo luật khác để có thể loại trừ từ từ quyền được chăm sóc sức khỏe với giá cả phải chăng ở đất nước này.

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