Health For All Bill Passes Senate Committee

Health For All Bill Passes Senate Committee

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

The Senate Health Committee on Wednesday voted 7-0 to provide health care to all Californians, regardless of their immigration status.


Napolitano to Gov. Brown -- ‘What Went Down Must Come Up’


New America Media, Video, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Apr 16, 2015

UC President Janet Napolitano says the current battle with Sacramento over restoring state funding is at heart about what role the state sees for public higher education.


40 Years After the War: The Making of a New Vietnam


New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Apr 16, 2015

Forty years after the Vietnam War ended, I struggle to define my changing relationship with my homeland.


Task Force on New Americans Highlights Importance of Immigrant Media


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Apr 14, 2015

The Task Force on New Americans, created by executive action, released a report to the White House with its recommendations.


U.S. Citizenship -- The Only Way to Travel Freely


New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Apr 14, 2015

In South Florida, including Miami, about 500,000 immigrants are eligible for naturalization.


Language, Culture Prevent Chinese Seniors From Accessing Health Services


World Journal/New America Media , News Feature, Richard Lee, Posted: Apr 14, 2015

A study found Chinese seniors aware of heart risks, but most avoid U.S. medicine, deterred by language and cultural barriers. One answer: more Chinese doctors.


America's Family Caregivers Need Assistance


PBS Next Avenue/New America Media , News Analysis, Chris Farrell , Posted: Apr 11, 2015

Family caregivers in the U.S. contribute $522 BILLION in unpaid eldercare that is growing and ignored in our broken long-term care system. That’s got to change.


Study: Your Health Could Depend on Where You Live


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 10, 2015

The report indicated that people who were hurting the most were those living in states that had not expanded Medicaid.


With County Safety Nets Frayed, 'Remaining Uninsured' Pin Hopes on Lara's Bill


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 08, 2015

Sen. Ricardo Lara's Health for All bill would provide access to health care for undocumented Californians.


GENTRIFIED: Oakland’s Chinatown Seniors Hope to Age in Place


Oakland Local/New America Media , News Feature, Laura McCamy, Posted: Apr 06, 2015

In Oakland’s Chinatown affordable housing is increasingly hard to find. As seniors live longer, “we still can’t catch up” to their need, says one expert.

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