Posts Tagged as "Health"

California Program Improves Healthcare For State’s Most Vulnerable

Feb. 5, 2014 / By
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New America Media, Video, Jonah Most

Ed. Note: Cal MediConnect, a pilot program initially set to launch in eight California counties this year, aims to improve health care to some of the state’s most vulnerable — low-income seniors and people with disabilities...

CDC Says 1 in 4 U.S. Families Faced Medical Debt Crisis in 2012

Feb. 3, 2014 / By
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AFRO, News Report, Alexis Taylor

One out of every four American families in 2012 dealt with a medical bill debt burden, according to a data report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January...

Children Living On The Westside Struggle With Asthma

Jan. 23, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Jason Farabaugh, Andrew Spencer and Jami Kiyohara
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Living With Diabetes As A Teen

Jan. 6, 2014 / By
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One week later, the doctor called to break the news that her hunch was indeed correct...

The Peace Builders- Teen Chefs at Cabrillo High

Jan. 6, 2014 / By
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A group of young teen chefs are learning how to eat and make healthy food through the Health Corps program at Cabrillo High School...

Long Beach Students & Teachers Reflect on Fast Food

Jan. 2, 2014 / By
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Just down the street from Cabrillo High School in West Long Beach is a fast-food paradise: McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Winchell’s, Carl’s Jr., and a Jack-in-the-Box all on opposite corners of PCH and Atlantic...

A Case for Investing in Mental Health Services to Prevent Violence

Dec. 30, 2013 / By
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Since the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School last November, there has been a continued national discussion prioritizing mental healthcare as a means to end violence in communities...

In Richmond, Eating Healthy Depends On Where You Live

Dec. 27, 2013 / By
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by Luis Cubas

You know how the saying goes: “You are what you eat.” The problem is, we don’t always have a choice...

NewsLongBeach: Healthy Eating for the Holidays

Nov. 23, 2013 / By
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The holidays are almost here and that means it’s time to overeat. Well, okay, maybe not overeat but sometimes we all don’t eat well...

Voices of Ramona Gardens: A medical clinic is a step away

Nov. 3, 2013 / By
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When Miguel Anda, 52, walks into the AltaMed Health Clinic inside the Ramona Gardens housing complex, he is usually greeted with a warm hello and a long line of patients...

How Crummy, Run-Down Housing Harms the Children Who Live in It

Nov. 3, 2013 / By
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From the Atlantic Cities by EMILY BADGER

 

The housing crisis sounded all kinds of alarms for policymakers and the public about what happens when families can’t afford their homes, or when they lose the stability that a secure home provides...

NewsLongBeach: The Affordable Care Act

Oct. 25, 2013 / By
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The Affordable Care Act was designed to provide access to affordable health care to millions of Americans who lack it now...