Historic Farmworker Overtime Bill Awaits Governor Brown’s Nod
 

Historic Farmworker Overtime Bill Awaits Governor Brown’s Nod

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 30, 2016

The California Assembly passed a bill that would give California farmworkers overtime pay when they work more than eight hours a day.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: ‘America’s Other Drug Problem’: Copious Prescriptions For Hospitalized Elders

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Feature, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 30, 2016

Elderly hospital patients experience 400,000 preventable adverse-drug reactions a year, costing billions, but a new breed of pharmacists is bringing change.

 

Kaepernick’s Sit-Down Aside --The Case for Standing for the National Anthem

 

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Aug 29, 2016

Colin Kaepernick's should be applauded for having the courage of his convictions, but a case can be made for the millions of blacks who do gladly stand for the national anthem.

 

Fate of Farmworker Overtime Bill in Hands of the Assembly

 

South Kern Sol, News Report, Chris Romo, Posted: Aug 29, 2016

A major showdown is expected to take place in Sacramento today as the Assembly is set to decide on a bill that would grant overtime pay to California's farmworkers.

 

DIAGNOSIS UNPREPARED: Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elders

 

Kaiser Health News/New America Media , News Report, Anna Gorman, Posted: Aug 25, 2016

Increasingly, hospitals are changing the "war zone" clatter of ERs by creating special ones for elderly patients--and cutting costs and hospitalizations.

 

Poll Finds Overwhelming Support for National Parks Among Voters of Color

 

New America Media, Video, Ann Basette, Text by Peter Schurmann, Posted: Aug 24, 2016

A new poll finds strong bipartisan support for public lands among voters from minority communities, despite an information gap that keeps many from accessing them.

 

THE DEMENTIA DILEMMA: NY’s Chinese Caregivers Find Support in Each Other

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Lotus Chau , Posted: Aug 23, 2016

Chinese family caregivers in New York are increasingly finding mutual-support groups, but need more culturally appropriate programs.

 

Few Fil-Am Families Using Early Childhood Education Help in LA

 

Inquirer.net, News Report, Hiyasmin Quijano, Posted: Aug 22, 2016

Despite a priority placed on education Filipino families were among the least likely to use early childhood education programs available in Los Angeles.

 

THE DEMENTIA DILEMMA: New York’s Chinese Elders and their Families

 

Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Feature, Lotus Chau , Posted: Aug 22, 2016

The "catastrophe" of rising dementia cases is even harder on Chinese elders. In New York they also face language barriers and limited service access.

 

Dance, Dance, Dance: Korean Seniors Step Up to Fitness

 

Hyphen/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Wong Macabasco , Posted: Aug 19, 2016

A seniors' Korean dance troupe in Queens is proving that it's never too late to become a dancing queen.

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