Miss. Inner-City, Rural Care Rising for Black Elders Despite Struggles
 

Miss. Inner-City, Rural Care Rising for Black Elders Despite Struggles

Jackson Advocate/New America Media, News Feature, Alice Thomas-Tisdale, Posted: Jul 31, 2014

Low-income elders in Mississippi’s inner cities and rural towns face limited options for eldercare. But signs of change are coming.

California Children With Limited English Can’t Get Mental Healthcare

 

LA Beez, News Report, Posted: Jul 30, 2014

In the midst of the ongoing national debate on youth mental health sparked by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy and, more recently, the UC Santa Barbara rampage, troubling data has emerged showing a massive deficit in services provided to California children in need of mental health care, in particular children from homes with limited English proficiency.

 

No Guidelines from State About DACA Medi-Cal Eligibility

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jul 30, 2014

The California Department of Health Care Services’ failure to issue the guidelines has resulted in hundreds of young immigrants being turned away.

 

For Black Elders, Improving Miss. Care Homes Involves Hopes and Prayers

 

Jackson Advocate/New America Media, News Feature, Alice Thomas-Tisdale, Posted: Jul 30, 2014

“Peaches” Ephram, 90, thrives on family, church and one of Mississippi’s better nursing homes with care most black elders don’t see. But change is on the way.

 

Mental Health Issues in California Kids Go Largely Untreated

 

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

A new study shows more than 8.5 percent of California children have mental health needs, yet only a quarter receive timely mental health treatment.

 

The Unfair $23 Billion Tobacco Verdict: Time For Smokers to Stop Playing Dumb

 

First Post, News Analysis, Sandip Roy, Posted: Jul 23, 2014

The charades of tobacco giants does not mean the rest of us are just unwitting lambs who have been led to the slaughter.

Mercury-tainted Cosmetics Sold in Metro Manila Despite Ban

 

Inquirer News, News Report, Jeannette Andrade, Posted: Jul 21, 2014

Mercury-tainted skin whitening products allegedly imported from the United States, China, Japan and Taiwan show up in Manila and Quezon City drugstores.

 

Researchers Address 'Lost in Translation' Issues With Chinese Medicine

 

UC Newsroom, News Report, Rachel Champeau, Posted: Jul 19, 2014

Researchers at UCLA's Center for East–West Medicine have published a document that explores issues involved in Chinese medical translation.

 

How To Start Getting Fit For Life

 

Senior News/New America Media , News Feature, Dawn Williams, Posted: Jul 19, 2014

Feeling sluggish, able to “pinch” your age by the inch? Dawn Williams tells how to get started revitalizing your health and renewing your energy at 50+.

 

Youth Depression Thrives on Silence - California Data Show Shocking Impact of Mental Disorders

 

New America Media, News Report, Rafael Flores, Story by Anna Challet, Posted: Jul 17, 2014

In 2012, mental diseases and disorders accounted for the largest share of hospital admissions among children under 18 in California.

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