Posts Tagged as "medicine"

Long Beach Lifts 3-Year Ban On Marijuana Dispensaries

Oct. 12, 2015 / By
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New state laws created a framework for the city of Long Beach to end its three-year de-facto ban on the drug.

The Children’s Clinic

Jun. 6, 2012 / By
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Health Education and Outreach

The Health Education and Outreach (HEO) Department at TCC is made up of a dedicated team of Community Health Workers, Volunteer Promotores (Health Promoters) and health education and behavioral change specialists...

The Health Care Law and You

Mar. 30, 2012 / By
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Former Nurse Finds New Way to Serve Community

Mar. 29, 2012 / By
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Promotora Lilia Reboollar (right) reviews training material with Lucy Moreno, a community health coordinator with Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo in Coachella.


Latinas — The Main Victims of Cervical Cancer in California

Jan. 13, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Feature, Maria Luisa Arredondo, Posted: Jan 12, 2012

For more than six years, Lilia Fuentes did not get a Pap test...

Residents of Coachella Valley Suffer High Rates of Sickness

Jan. 3, 2012 / By
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California Watch, News Report, Bernice Yeung, Posted: Jan 03, 2012

Although they live near the trappings of a fit and healthy lifestyle, close to lush golf courses and luxury day spas, Coachella Valley residents are sicker and in poorer health than other Californians, according to a new analysis of multiple health studies...

Got Insurance? Calif. Program Helps Some Denied Due to Pre-existing Conditions

Dec. 16, 2011 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Dec 12, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO–In the one year Gabe Chavez was without health insurance after being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, life, he said, “was horrible.”

“Nobody should be without insurance,” said Chavez, 39...