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Shortly after starting work at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, California, Dr. Christian Faulkenberry-Miranda (left) began seeing some babies with a rash on their tummies that looks like a blueberry muffin. But some babies with syphilis have no outward symptoms at all. (UCSF FRESNO)

Syphilis Cases in California Drive a Record-Setting Year for STDs Nationwide

Shortly after starting work at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, California, Dr. Christian Faulkenberry-Miranda (left) began seeing some babies with a rash on their tummies that looks like a blueberry muffin. But some babies with syphilis have no outward symptoms at all. (UCSF Fresno).

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Informándose sobre el Obamacare en Los Ángeles. Foto: ThinkProgress.

(Español) Secretaría de Salud reporta óptimas cifras de vacunación contra el Covid

(Español) 4 de c/5 consumidores inscritos en la cobertura del Mercado pueden encontrar un plan por $ 10 mensuales después de recibir asistencia financiera. A partir del 1 de abril de 2021, las primas disminuyen $ 50 dólares mensuales por persona, y la póliza es de $ 85 por mes con asistencia financiera bajo ARP.

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Familias demandan la liberacion de los detenidos.

Washington State Bans Private Prisons from Holding Immigrants

When Biden took office, he signed an executive order to terminate contracts with private prisons, but the measure did not include immigration detention centers.

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Trabajadores indocumentados en campos agrícolas de California, esta vez podrían tener alivio económico del estado. Foto:  del sitio web http://covid19farmworkerstudy.org.

(Español) Inscripción abierta de ACA, oportunidad para latinos que tienen que aprovechar

(Español) “El problema se agravado con la pandemia, muchos latinos han perdido sus empleos, sus fuentes de seguro de salud… y los latinos pagan un precio bastante elevado por eso”.

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New Help for Health Insurance and Medicare Plans. Also, Parkinson’s Disease Update.

THURSDAY, APRIL 15 PROGRAM # 9228 12:00 PM PDT New Help for Health Insurance and Medicare Plans. While less adults between 50 and 64 years old lack health insurance after the Affordable Care Act went into effect, one fifth of all Latinos can’t afford a health policy. Recent public policy changes may help older Latinos […]

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Vacuna Johnson & Johnson. Foto: https://thewell.unc.edu.

(Español) EE UU pausa el uso de la Johnson & Johnson, hace más investigación

(Español) California está siguiendo la recomendación de la FDA y los CDC y ha ordenado a los proveedores de atención médica que dejen de usar la vacuna Johnson & Johnson hasta recibir más instrucciones de los expertos en salud y seguridad.

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Un voluntario revisa la temperatura de un trabajador agrícola durante un evento de vacunación COVID-19 cerca de Parlier el 4 de febrero. BRYAN PATRICK Especial para Vida en el Valle.

News Collaborative investigates COVID’s impact on Central Valley communities of color

“The project gives us all a chance to work together and expand our reach in print and radio, and also to rely on each other for sources, resources and story ideas,”

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Trabajadora de los campos de cultivo en Immokalee, La Florida, aplicándose la vacuna contra el covid.

Farmworkers in Florida Get Covid-19 Vaccines

For months, young tomato pickers in Immokalee in rural southwest Florida were excluded from Covid-19 vaccination despite being considered essential workers because the state was prioritizing older adults.

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Durante la huelga de hambre de estos inmigrantes indocumentados pedían criterios de elegibilidad más sencillos para acceder el Fondo de los Trabajadores Excluidos, y que se ampliara el fondo a 3.5 billones de dólares para cubrir a más de 470 mil trabajadores en sus condiciones.

New York Approves Emergency Fund for Immigrants, But Will it Reach Everyone?

After more than two weeks of a hunger strike, demonstrations and legislative pressure, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has agreed to include in his budget more than $2 billion in pandemic relief for immigrant workers excluded from the federal stimulus.

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Extra Edition: Extra Help for Housing. Also, Extra Help for Health Care.

THURSDAY, APRIL 8 PROGRAM # 9220 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition: Extra Help for Housing. Due to job loss and financial hardships, about ten million households in the nation are behind on rent. Californians who are behind in rent and are at risk of eviction because of the pandemic can now apply for the California […]

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