Low-Income Koreans Confused on New California Care Plan
 

Low-Income Koreans Confused on New California Care Plan

Korea Times/New America Media , News Feature, Kwang Hee Lee, Posted: Jan 25, 2015

Low-income elders like Young Soon Kim, 75, of San Jose, must decide whether to join a new California health plan with good benefits, but important trade-offs.

 

Doctor With Parkinson’s Fights Latino Culture’s Silence, Denial and Isolation

 

HuffPost Voces/New America Media , News Feature, Yolanda González Gómez , Posted: Jan 24, 2015

Neurologist María de León, MD, is not only an expert on Parkinson’s, but also has the disease. She founded the group Defeat Parkinson’s to help Latinos in particular.

 

Study: Women, Minorities Pay Higher Effective Social Security Rate

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Jan 22, 2015

President Obama’s State-of-the-Union plan would help workers start 401(k)s. But experts say he should also act to make Social Security taxes more equitable.

 

Indian Country Vote Key in South Dakota, Alaska and Wisconsin Races

 

New America Media, News Report, Mark Trahant, Posted: Jan 22, 2015

Two years ago Indian Country voters outperformed, making a difference in South Dakota and Montana, the only two states Nate Silver called wrong.

 

Parkinson’s, Pesticides and Poverty--The Dilemma of Latino Denial

 

HuffPost Voces/New America Media , News Feature, Yolanda González Gómez , Posted: Jan 22, 2015

Latinos have among the highest levels of Parkinson’s disease due to pesticides, poverty, culture and other factors. Experts say they can control its effects by keeping moving.

 

Shutting the Door on City College’s Neediest

 

New America Media, Commentary, Emily Wilson, Posted: Jan 20, 2015

On the first day of the spring semester at City College of San Francisco, some of the neediest students were told they do not count.

 

A Small Business Solution to Shrinking Workforce--Hire Seniors

 

Yahoo Small Business/New America Media , News Feature, Mark Taylor , Posted: Jan 18, 2015

As competition heats up for reliable, experienced workers small businesses should stop ignoring one source of potential employees--older Americans.

 

Across California, ‘Waiting Lists’ for Children’s Mental Health Services

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jan 17, 2015

California families looking for mental health services for their children frequently encounter a dysfunctional system.

 

How Hardcore Helps Me Cope With Depression

 

We'Ced, Video, Alyssa Castro, Posted: Jan 16, 2015

Robert Cervantez, 19, has struggled with feelings of depression since middle school. Merced's Hardcore community has given him a much-needed outlet.

 

Disappearance of 43 Mexican Students Reverberates in Long Beach

 

New America Media / Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Michael Lozano, Posted: Jan 16, 2015

After promoting a Los Angeles protest on Facebook, the 26-year-old started to receive online threats.

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