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(Español) Flash Informativo: Proyecto Salesiano y El Barretal sábado 8 de diciembre en Tijuana

(Español) Talleres de asesoría legal, entrega de ropa y alimentos de primera necesidad, apoyo económico a la infraestructura de ayuda a los migrantes varados recientemente en Tijuana.

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Comunicarse directamente con los niños durante los exámenes dentales puede ayudar a reducir su estrés, dice Stewart. (Robert Durell para las noticias de la salud de Kaiser)

(Español) Miles de niños ciudadanos perderían cobertura médica por cambio de la regla “carga pública”

(Español) A nivel nacional, 6.8 millones de niños ciudadanos con padres no ciudadanos están inscritos en Medicaid, o en CHIP. En Texas, “casi un tercio de los afiliados a uno de estos seguros de salud son niños ciudadanos con al menos un padre no ciudadano”.

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Magdalena Estrada enseña una clase prenatal en la clínica Eisner Health en Los Ángeles. Los administradores de la clínica están preocupados porque algunos pacientes (no las mamás en la foto) no están inscribiéndose para recibir estampillas de comida y Medicaid. Foto: Cortesía de Eisner Health.

Trump’s proposed changes to “public charge” cause panic among immigrant families, with or without “papers”

(Español) Una abuela en San Francisco pidió a la clínica destruir todo historial médico de sus nietos. Una mamá joven canceló el programa WIC…

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Under Trump, Number Of Uninsured Kids Rose For First Time This Decade

She said the easiest way to change the trend would be for more states to expand Medicaid under the health law. Fourteen states have yet to do so. Though the expansion largely affects adults, as parents enroll, their children are likely to follow.

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(Español) Para seguridad en los incendios forestales, sólo ciertas máscaras protegen de las partículas tóxicas

Experts acknowledge that the masks don’t block all the toxins in the air — the chemical gases, for example, released into the atmosphere when fire engulfs neighborhoods and the construction materials, cars, paint and other consumer goods that people use every day.

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Doctor Leonid Basovich, left, examines Medi-Cal patient Michael Epps, at the WellSpace Health clinic in Sacramento in 2016. Rich Pedroncelli AP

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California Dreamin’? With Newsom’s Win, Single-Payer Unlikely To Follow Anytime Soon

Expanding health care coverage would require more state spending, but that wouldn’t necessarily mean a hit to the state economy, experts said.

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Midterm Results Show Health Is Important To Voters But No Magic Bullet

“It’s about stopping the GOP and [Senate Majority Leader] Mitch McConnell’s assault on Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act and the health care of 130 million Americans living with preexisting medical conditions”.

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Health Care and More in the Ballot.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31 PROGRAM # 8461 12:00 PM PT Health Care and More in the Ballot. The law that protects for preexisting conditions like pregnancy and breast cancer is emerging as a big issue in the midterm election. And after fighting to repeal the law, Republicans are now claiming they embrace it in campaign ads. […]

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(Español) La retórica de odio de Trump cosecha violentas consecuencias

(Español) El Incitador en Jefe es como quien provoca un accidente mortal manejando irresponsablemente y luego pasa por la escena preguntándose qué habrá sucedido. No hay conciencia ni remordimiento.

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Children’s Hospitals Again Cry For Help From Voters, But Are They Really Hurting?

Children’s hospitals also rely heavily on Medi-Cal, the state’s insurance program for low-income people, Kuhns said. Medi-Cal pays hospitals less than private insurance.

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