15 California School Districts Begin Serving Locally Grown Foods to Students
 

15 California School Districts Begin Serving Locally Grown Foods to Students

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 29, 2014

Last week, 15 school districts across California began serving their students school lunches made from foods grown in California and prepared freshly just for them.

 

Knowing Is Always Better: Why Latinos Need to Talk About Death

 

EGP/New America Media , News Feature, Nancy Martinez , Posted: Oct 29, 2014

Although research shows that few Latinos prepare for death, one East Los Angeles man and his family faced his end with a courageous lesson for all.

 

Q&A: Understanding Ebola

 

UC Newsroom, Question & Answer, Laura Kurtzman, Posted: Oct 28, 2014

UCSF infectious disease physician Charles Chiu discusses the reasons for why this latest Ebola outbreak has spread so far and how it might be contained.

 

Q&A: Will Congress Save Health Insurance Program for Low-Income Kids?

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Oct 25, 2014

Unless Congress acts, federal funding for a program that provides health coverage for children in low-income families will end next year.

 

Feds Kill Funds for ‘Most Successful’ Senior Housing Program

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Andre F. Shashaty , Posted: Oct 24, 2014

Experts call Sec. 202 housing the “most successful” program for low-income seniors, but the White House stopped asking Congress for funds.

WHO tells the 'spectacular success story' of how Nigeria ended Ebola

 

Trumpet Media Group, News Report, Posted: Oct 21, 2014

As widely anticipated, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has given Nigeria the all-clear on Ebola virus transmission.

 

Youth Depression a ‘Tough Pill’ for Indian American Parents to Swallow

 

New America Media, First Person, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 21, 2014

For one young Indian American, taboos around depression led to years of suffering in silence.

Misty Upham’s Family Says Cops Taunted Actress About Mental Illness

 

Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Oct 20, 2014

It’s been less than a week since Misty Upham’s body was found at the bottom of a steep cliff in Washington state. The 32-year-old actress, who was Native American and a member of the Blackfeet Nation, was known for her recent roles in popular films like “August: Osage County” and “Django Unchained,” but also made her mark in memorable performances in “Frozen River” and “Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian.”

 

Sugary Soda Linked to Cell Aging

 

UC Newsroom, News Report, Jeffrey Norris, Posted: Oct 20, 2014

Sugar-sweetened soda consumption might promote disease independently from its role in obesity, according to UC San Francisco researchers.

 

Palliative Care Means Dignity for Ethiopian American Elders

 

The Immigrant Magazine/New America Media , News Feature, Julian Do, Posted: Oct 18, 2014

Dying in America is new to many Ethiopian elders and their families, but palliative care programs can make the experience less burdensome.

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