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Double Shifts, Credit Card Debt, and Family Loans When Twins Were Born Early

Ward and her husband are also among tens of millions of Americans who end up with medical debt because their health plan didn’t pay for something they believed would be covered. Such insurance issues are the most common form of billing problem cited by Americans with debt.

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Extra Edition: Dealing with the Nursing Home Crisis.

THURSDAY, JUNE 23 PROGRAM # 9662 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Dealing with the Nursing Home Crisis. At the beginning of the pandemic, nursing homes became the epicenter of Covid-19 deaths. This crisis had a disproportionate impact on facilities that serve predominantly Latinos and African Americans. Nursing home workers are feeling demoralized and burned out […]

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Estudiantes latinos de Arizona donde se aprobó el presupuesto estatal. Foto: dreamstime.com.

(Español) Aprueba Arizona presupuesto para gasto público en educación, agua y seguridad fronteriza

(Español) La Legislatura volverá a reunirse hoy jueves y según los demócratas se discuten por separado aproximadamente 335 millones de dólares para un muro fronterizo y 526 millones de dinero nuevo para fondos al K-12.

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Combating Deadly Heat Threat in the Fields.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 PROGRAM # 9661 12:00 PM PT Combating Deadly Heat Threat in the Fields. Millions are under heat watches as a dangerous heat wave is warming the fields throughout the US South and Southwest. Exacerbated by climate change, temperatures for this summer season are expected to be worse than last one and outdoor […]

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Elsie Chávez, con su hermana Carmenlita, su hijo Ted y su hija Loretta en lo que fuera su casa. Foto: Cortesía.

With Wildfires Looming, Insurers Urged to Update Policies

As more and more wildfires rage across the West, increasing numbers of families who lost their homes are finding out with surprise that their insurance coverage and emergency assistance are not enough to rebuild.

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Allyson y Marcus Ward de Chicago se mudaron por todo el país para estar más cerca de la familia después de que el nacimiento prematuro de sus mellizos, Milo (izquierda) y Theo, les dejara una deuda médica de aproximadamente 80 mil dólares. Foto: Taylor Glascock para KHN y NPR.

https://khn.org/news/article/diagnosis-debt-investigation-100-million-americans-hidden-medical-debt/

(Español) Buck, el padre de Arizona al que se le negó la atención, lo ha visto de primera mano al vender planes de Medicare a personas mayores. “He tenido personas mayores llorando al teléfono conmigo”, dijo. “Es horroroso”.

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Extra Edition: Health Workers Cooperative.

TUESDAY, JUNE 7 PROGRAM # 9645 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Health Workers Cooperative. Health care workers are in short supply and many people are feeling this severe shortage through canceled appointments and overcrowded hospitals. In response, a new organization, announced as the first worker-owned healthcare staffing cooperative, is recruiting and placing health care workers […]

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Archbishop García-Siller on Grieving Families and Gun Control. Also, Summit of the Americas.

MONDAY, JUNE 6 PROGRAM # 9644 12:00 PM PT Archbishop García-Siller on Grieving Families and Gun Control. In this exclusive interview, the Archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo García-Siller talks about how he is being helping families of the children and teachers killed in Uvalde deal with their pain, the outpouring of goodness and solidarity from […]

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Extra Edition: Facing a Wildfire Insurance Crisis(Repeat Program.)

TUESDAY, MAY 31 PROGRAM # 9638 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Facing a Wildfire Insurance Crisis(Repeat Program.) As more and more wildfires hit the West, survivors who lost their homes are finding insurance coverage and emergency aid is not enough to rebuild after the wildfire. Because of high insurance premiums, many buy limited coverage. In […]

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Trabajo agrícola, tractor de barrica rocía un tratamiento químico en el huerto de melocotón con flores rosas. Foto: dreamstime.com.

(Español) USDA invierte 770 millones para empresas y personas rurales en 36 estados y Puerto Rico

(Español) Ayudará a las empresas a contratar más trabajadores y a llegar a nuevos clientes en la actividad comercial. Y “abrirá la puerta a nuevas oportunidades económicas para comunidades y personas que históricamente han carecido de acceso a recursos y financiamiento críticos.

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