Old and Off the Grid--Facing Cancer in the Rugged Northwest
 

Old and Off the Grid--Facing Cancer in the Rugged Northwest

Spokesman-Review/New America Media , Profile, Erica Curless , Posted: Jul 05, 2015

Despite fighting cancer in rural Washington State, Bob Faller, 79, remains fiercely independent, defying the system with help from alternative medicine, yoga and his wife, Jane.

 

Big Apple’s Sunnyside Supports Latinos & Other Caregivers

 

WBAI/HealthCetera/New America Media , News Feature, Liz Seegert , Posted: Jul 02, 2015

Latinos make up over 60% of seniors at New York’s Sunnyside Community Services, and their model approach provides many culturally appropriate programs.

 

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.

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