Family Eldercare: Survival in the Big Apple

Family Eldercare: Survival in the Big Apple

WBAI/HealthCetera/New America Media , News Feature, Liz Seegert , Posted: Jul 01, 2015

There are 1.5 million seniors in the Naked City--increasing and more diverse than ever, as their caregivers face growing frustration with the lack of multicultural services.


Supreme Court Rules Nationwide Subsidies Should Stay


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 25, 2015

Millions of Americans are breathing a sigh of relief over the Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision affirming Obamacare and refusing to send it into a “death spiral.”


The Real Tragedy of Kolkata's Horror House: India Can't Deal with Mental Illness


New America Media, Commentary, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jun 24, 2015

A man’s mental disarray has been splayed out in full public view. It is as if along with a diagnosis of mental problems he has given up all rights to his privacy and confidentiality.


Expanding Health Coverage Makes Fiscal Sense


New America Media, Op-ed, Ronald Coleman, Posted: Jun 20, 2015

Ensuring that uninsured Californians gain access to quality affordable health care is cost efficient.


Undocumented Kids to Get Health Coverage in State Budget


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 16, 2015

The California state budget includes $40 million to provide health insurance to all children, regardless of their immigration status.

Puerto Ricans Slam Obama for Medicare Cuts


Latino Rebels, News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2015

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services cut Medicare Advantage benefits in Puerto Rico by 11 percent.

Liberia Declared Ebola-Free


Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2015

For more than a year, the Ebola virus has ravaged the West African countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. Since December 2013, the disease has infected more than 27,000 people, primarily in these countries, killing more than 11,000.

MERS Killed 16 and Infected Nearly 150 People in South Korea


Korean Times, News Report, Posted: Jun 15, 2015

The outbreak of MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome), a poorly understood disease with a mortality rate as high as 40 percent, has caused widespread fear and panic in South Korea.


Florida House Rejects Medicaid Expansion, Leaving Coverage Gap Wide Open


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Jun 12, 2015

Without Medicaid expansion, it’s estimated that nearly 700,000 people in Florida will remain in the state’s “coverage gap.”


Despite ACA, Thousands Show Up at Free Health Fair


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 09, 2015

The crowd at last month’s health fair made one thing clear: Despite the ACA, many Americans still can’t access health care.

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