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For 2020, California Goes Big On Health Care

(Español) Newsom apartó $ 80.5 millones en su propuesta de presupuesto 2020-21, a fin de cubrir a unos 27 mil adultos mayores en el primer año. Su oficina estimó que los costos actuales serían de aproximadamente 350 millones de dólares al año. Pero los republicanos se oponen vocalmente a tales propuestas.

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During his 11-month stay in the hospital, Abraham’s stuffed animals received bandages and a feeding tube out of solidarity with the recovering boy.
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Following Funding Boosts, Momentum Builds Around Valley Fever Research

In 2018, Governor Jerry Brown Allocated $8 million to Cocci Research and Awareness. How Has It Been Spent?

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Familia recién inscrita al programa de Salud de California. Foto: Covered California.

(Español) California tiene dinero para ayudarte a conseguir seguro médico, pero el tiempo se te acaba para conseguirlo

(Español) El período para la inscripción abierta a la cobertura en 2019 va del 15 de octubre de 2019 hasta el 31 de enero de 2020.

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New California Laws.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16 PROGRAM # 8783 12:00 PM PT New California Laws. Californians have two more weeks to enroll in health coverage through Covered California. If they don’t have health insurance, state residents will have to pay fines, though low- and middle-income residents have new help to pay for their premiums. Also, low-income young undocumented […]

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Elizabeth Warren, Tom Steyer y Bernie Sanders en el debate de los precandidatos demócratas en Iowa. Foto: https://sputniknews.com.

Warren and Klobuchar Say They Can Lower Drug Prices Without Congress’ Help

(Español) Sin embargo, luego de seis debates dedicados a analizar los detalles del Medicare para Todos, Warren hizo referencia al primer desafío que tienen por delante: una elección general durante la cual el candidato demócrata que gane se postulará contra el presidente Donald Trump, que quiere revocar el Obamacare

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¿Cómo daña el 'estrés tóxico' de la pobreza al cerebro en desarrollo? Foto: YouTube.

(Español) 5 cosas a saber, mientras California comienza a evaluar a niños por estrés tóxico

(Español) “La evaluación misma es también una intervención”, apuntó Long. “Poder sentarse en una habitación con un pediatra no va a hacer que esas duras experiencias desaparezcan, pero crea una libertad para hablar sobre algunas cosas que son solucionables. Eso es terapéutico en sí mismo”.

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Every other week, Norm Ciha and his homeless neighbors temporarily relocate their camp from land alongside a freeway off-ramp in Oakland, Calif., to a nearby vacant lot, until state cleanup crews have come and gone. They call it “the Caltrans Shuffle.”(Anna Maria Barry-Jester/California Healthline).

Homeless Californians Adapt To Camp Sweeps And ‘The Caltrans Shuffle’

In November 2018, when he was camping by an Ikea in nearby Emeryville, the California Highway Patrol and Caltrans showed up unannounced. He was out buying a tent when they arrived, and the crew designated his belongings as garbage. His fellow campers protested and grabbed what they could. Ciha returned and asked for time to gather his things, but said they were thrown into a compactor.

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Gobernador de California, Gavin Newsom y la asambleísta estatal, María Elena Durazo. Foto: Tweeter.com.

(Español) Indocumentados mayores de 64 años podrían tener cobertura médica en California

(Español) La administración estimó el año pasado que expandir Medi-Cal a todos los adultos elegibles por ingresos pero que son indocumentados independientemente de su edad o estado migratorio, costaría 2 mil 400 millones de dólares al año.

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“The Labor of Lunch”. Also, Castro Endorses Warren in Presidential Race.

MONDAY, JANUARY 6 PROGRAM # 8775 12:00 PM PT “The Labor of Lunch.” A social researcher examines the takeover by Big Food of the school cafeterias and how school meals are becoming a cheap commodity, made out of fast, junk food. To reform the national school lunch system, she suggests to begin by revaluing the […]

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Child Care, Vital Help for Homeless Families 

Being homeless is very difficult for anyone, but it is even harder for those with small children. Instability and uncertainty greatly affect children, especially in their early school years.

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