Health

Rudy Calderón y Christina Reed dicen disfrutar de cada día que están juntos. Foto: Francisco Castro/La Opinión

Love Never Gets Old – Even at 100

Study after study shows that love keeps you feeling young, involved and engaged, a sure fire way to keep illnesses away.

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Juan y Julie Solís llevan habitualmente a su perra Gigi a dar un pequeño paseo por el vecindario después del atardecer. Foto: Casey Christie / The Bakersfield Californian.

Juan Solis lives a life in the shadows, his health destroyed by valley fever.

Juan had a fever that would not abate. Extreme fatigue took its toll, so Juan stopped going to his job designing trusses for residential homes. He lost 50 pounds in about two months. But none of the doctors he saw could give him a diagnosis that explained what he was feeling.

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Immigration And Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent. Foto:ICE

Some Immigrants, Fearful Of Political Climate, Shy Away From Medi-Cal

Some foreign-born Californians are canceling their Medi-Cal coverage or declining to enroll in the first place, citing fears of a Trump administration crackdown on immigrants.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration, Health |
Asistentes al foro exigían presencia del congresista Jeff Denham.  Foto: Fernando Andrés Torres

Hundreds of people claim the presence of a Republican congressman asking him not to affect their health insurance.

Hundreds of residents in the Central Valley of California, a district governed by Republican Rep. Jeff Denham, went to a public forum to demand his opposition to the elimination of the health reform bill called Obamacare.

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Barbara Marquez takes her mother, Florence Marquez, on a walk on Friday, December 16, 2016. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)

Latinos are at risk of a devastating crisis in Alzheimer’s disease

The number of U.S. Latinos with the memory-robbing disease is expected to rise more than eightfold by 2060, to 3.5 million, according to a recent report — putting a strain on families and health care resources.

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‘‘Tsunami’ of Alzheimer’s Cases Among Latinos Raises Concerns Over Costs, Caregiving

The number of U.S. Latinos with the memory-robbing disease is expected to rise more than eightfold by 2060, to 3.5 million.

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Alzheimer’s Ravaging Latinos. Also, Republicans Target Medicare.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 PROGRAM # 7993 12:00 PM PST. Alzheimer’s Ravaging Latinos. Experts predict a dramatic rise of Alzheimer’s cases among Latinos. In the next years, the disease will affect millions of Latino elders. News reporters covering the health beat comment on the emotional and financial strain on family caregivers, the efforts to help families […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Price and Plans to Replace ACA.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2 PROGRAM # 7989 12:00 PM PT Price and Plans to Replace ACA. As health nominee Tom Price, a Republican congressman, sails through rough waters in the Senate’s confirmation process, Republicans in Congress introduce the first bills to replace the Affordable Care Act. Analysts discuss the issues that are dogging the controversial nomination […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Oil Pipelines Revived.

MONDAY, JANUARY 30 PROGRAM # 7986 12:00 PM PST. Oil Pipelines Revived. President Trump signed executive orders giving the green light to build controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, and expedite the environmental review process. Critics fear damage to the environment and Native American communities. Guest analysts also comment on the upcoming vote on […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics & Elections, Health |
Adriana Colin consu hijo de 13 meses de edad, Andrew Colin, que ya está vacunado contra el sarampión, las paperas, la rubéola y la varicela. (Foto de Anacleto Rapping / Los Angeles Times vía Getty Images)

California Withdraws Bid To Allow Undocumented Immigrants To Buy Unsubsidized Obamacare Plans

Supporters said allowing undocumented immigrants to buy coverage on the exchange would have addressed a problem for many families composed of both legal and non-legal residents.

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