Posts Tagged as "health care"

Hotel Workers Won a Living Wage– Now What?

Nov. 29, 2012 / By
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It was about 9 p.m. on election night at Pizza Pi Restaurant on Broadway and Lime...

Prostate Cancer Hits African American Men Especially Hard

Oct. 14, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Erin Marcus, Posted: Oct 12, 2012

MIAMI — Marc Henderson, a 63-year-old African-American airport executive here, isn’t afraid to ask his physician to do a blood test for Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA), a screening test for prostate cancer...

In CA, Thousands Die Prematurely For Lack of Health Insurance

Jun. 20, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jun 20, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO – As the nation anxiously awaits the U.S...

Health Care Where You Live

May. 20, 2012 / By
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See what implementation means for your state. From grants to new services and programs, find out how the Affordable Care Act is helping you where you live...

The Weight of the Nation

May. 15, 2012 / By
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Bringing together the nation’s leading research institutions, THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION is a presentation of HBO and the Institute of Medicine (IOM), in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and in partnership with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Kaiser Permanente...

Health Reform Explained Video: “Health Reform Hits Main Street”

Apr. 20, 2012 / By
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From the Kaiser Family Foundation:

Health care reform explained in “Health Reform Hits Main Street.”
Confused about how the new health care reform law really works?..

2012 CA. County Health Rankings

Apr. 5, 2012 / By
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2012 County Health Rankings Highlight Healthiest, Least Healthy Counties in Every State

Rankings show what influences how healthy residents are, how long they live...

Residents Wait Hours for Free Medical Care

Apr. 2, 2012 / By
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By Ivan Delgado, Johnny Flores Jr., and Santos Reyes
Coachella Unincorporated

Thermal, Calif. – Lorena Lopez arrived at Desert Mirage High School in the dark of night in hopes of being among the first treated at The Flying Doctors mobile clinic on March 31.


Language Barriers Could Dampen Exchange Enrollment

Mar. 11, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 11, 2012

Health care advocates worry that more than 100,000 Californians who are eligible to purchase affordable insurance through the Health Benefit Exchange will not enroll because of language barriers, according to a study released last week by the Oakland-based nonprofit, California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN)...

Looking After Grandma, Learning Responsibility

Jan. 11, 2012 / By
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New America Media/ Richmond Pulse , News Report, Megael “Junior” Jonson , Posted:Jan 11, 2012

Editor’s Note: Providing eldercare is hard enough for family adults, but is even tougher for a teenager...

In California, Health Reform ‘Nearly Impossible to Be Undone’

Nov. 19, 2011 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Liz Gonzalez, Posted: Nov 18, 2011
LOS ANGELES – As the U.S...

Breaking Down the Chain: A Guide to the Soft Drink Industry

Nov. 2, 2011 / By
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What does it take to produce and sell a soft drink today?

From manufacturing and bottling to market research and distribution, the soft drink industry involves a complex and sometimes mysterious chain of players, systems, and strategies...