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Aurora de Luna, trabaja en la tienda de su abuela y esta lista para seguir su sueno universitario. Foto: Ruben Tapia

California to Expand Health Insurance to Undocumented Young Adults 

California will become the first state in the country to offer medical coverage to undocumented youth under 26 years of age. It is estimated that the coverage will benefit 90,000 individuals at a cost of $98 million.

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(Español) Gobernador incluye en el presupuesto de California atención médica para ciertos indocumentados

(Español) Gavin Newsom aplaudió esfuerzos de negociación de los comités, y aseguró que el presupuesto estatal incluye un superávit de 21 mil 500 millones de dólares para expandir cobertura médica a jóvenes inmigrantes indocumentados pobres.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration, Health |
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Keeping Kids Healthy And Sane In A Digital World

Smartphones, tablets and video consoles can be addictive. They interfere with sleep. They draw kids into an alternate universe, often distracting them from more productive — and healthier — real-world activities. And they are linked to anxiety and depression, learning disabilities and obesity.

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(Español) Un posible colapso de la civilización asoma en el horizonte de la aldea global, y en México

(Español) “En todo el mundo, en México va a haber más esos fuegos, lo que requiere tener una política de adaptación y preparación, no estar esperando a que lleguen los incendios para prevenir el impacto”.

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Posted in Homepage Feature, Environment, Health |
Gobernador de California Gavin Newsom, en Sur Central Los Angeles, detalla su plan para combatir pobreza infantil - Foto: GRACE

New Plan to Help California’s Poorest Children

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently toured the state along with political and community leaders to win public support for his plan to end extreme child poverty.

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Climate Change Threatens Public Health. Also, Cities Want Their Own Public Banks.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29 PROGRAM # 8617 12:00 PM PT Climate Change Threatens Public Health. For years, California has been hit by devastating wildfires, floods, droughts, and dangerous heat waves, which are expected to continue and multiply. Activists warn that if no urgent policy action is taken, the human-caused global warming will soon become a public […]

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Manifestantes en St. Louis Missouri expresan su apoyo a Planned Parenthood. Foto: Rewire.com.

(Español) Salud reproductiva bajo ataque: Missouri podría seer el 1er estado sin clínicas para abortos en EE UU, desde Roe v. Wade

(Español) El gobierno estatal de Missouri dejó en claro que no podría completar su investigación, o dar el siguiente paso, que sería renovar la licencia de la clínica, hasta que se dirija a todos los residentes y becarios.

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Climate Change: A Looming Public Health Crisis in California

In the past decade, the state has experienced a host of record-breaking events, including the highest number of high tide flood days in 2017 in San Diego, the hottest month on state record in July 2018, and the Camp Fire, the most destructive and deadliest wildfire that devastated parts of Northern California.

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Fear among Latinas in passing abortion ban in Alabama

The law prohibits abortion even if the pregnancy was the result of incest or rape. It only allows abortion if the life of the woman is in danger.

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El doctor J. Luis Bautista, quien fue él mismo trabajador agrícola, gerencia dos clínicas en el Valle Central de California que ofrecen, a menudo gratis, atención médica a migrantes que no tienen dinero y que están profundamente preocupados por la línea dura del gobierno sobre inmigración. (John M. Glionna para Kaiser Health News)

A Medical Sanctuary For Migrant Farmworkers

Bautista’s two clinics provide a haven for immigrants. Patients are never asked about their immigration status, and the staffs have set up protocols in case the offices are raided by immigration authorities.

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