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

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.

 

A Parent’s Guide to Preventing Suicide

 

Mundo Hispánico, News Feature, Johanes Roselló, Translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Oct 16, 2014

Today, Brandon's parents are able to see some of the signs they missed that their son was in trouble.

 

Korean TV Show Tackles Taboo Subject of Mental Illness

 

New America Media, News Report, YeoJin Kim, Posted: Oct 15, 2014

A TV drama set in the mental health ward of a hospital is sparking conversations in South Korea.

 

Over 10,000 Californians to Lose Health Coverage

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 14, 2014

Some Californians who purchased insurance on the exchange are in danger of losing their health plan.

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