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(Español) Cuando los padres y el pediatra no hablan el mismo idioma

(Español) Incluso con un intérprete calificado a la mano, la comunicación puede ser un desafío. Eso es porque los médicos no necesariamente están entrenados para trabajar a través de intérpretes, dijo Fernández. Cuando se utiliza un intérprete, generalmente los médicos dominan la conversación, lo que hace más difícil para el paciente plantear preguntas e inquietudes, dijo.

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(Español) California recibe propuesta para sistema de salud universal, o de pagador único

(Español) La ley de un sólo pagador ha sido introducida muchas veces en el estado. Pero esta Legislatura se convirtió en la primera en el país en aprobar una ley de pago único en 2006; sólo que fue vetada por el entonces gobernador republicano, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Ahora vuelve bajo el nombre de Ley de California Saludable, y se espera que la apruebe el gobernador Jerry Brown.

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(Español) “¡¿Quién lo iba a saber?!”, dijo Trump, antes de intentar repeler la ley de salud

(Español) Trump contó con el decidido apoyo de Paul Ryan, el líder de la mayoría republicana en la cámara baja para intentar pasar un plan de salud sin dar detalles, “decididamente vago”.

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Plans to Replace Obamacare.

THURSDAY, MARCH 2 PROGRAM # 8009 12:00 PM PT Plans to Replace Obamacare. In his address to Congress this week, President Trump called the current healthcare system a disaster that’s imploding and called on Congress to agree on a plan to replace it. He promoted a system in which consumers would purchase insurance with the […]

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To Pay Or Not To Pay – That Is The Question

If you bought coverage through a health insurance exchange such as Covered California and received federal tax credits, which are based on an estimate of your income, you must report whether your actual income varied from your estimate. Since most of you received tax credits in advance, if there’s a difference you may either owe or be owed money.

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Senador Ricardo Lara en el anuncio de la Ley de Seguro Universal en California, la propuesta de ley SB562. Foto: Health4all

(Español) Proponen seguro médico universal en legislatura de California.

(Español) “No vamos a esperar a que Trump decida qué seguro médico va a implementar. Vamos a ponernos a decirle que tenemos un plan que va a cubrir a todos”.

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Time for Universal Health in California? Also, Tillerson and Kelly in Mexico.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 PROGRAM # 8004 12:00 PM PT Time for Universal Health in California? Lawmakers in California are introducing a bill to create a single-payer health care system to ensure coverage for every Californian. The imminent repeal in Washington of the Affordable Care Act, action where the state has the most to lose, spurred […]

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Assemblyman seeks valley fever funding, overhaul of reporting guidelines

Responding to a surge in cases and inconsistent reporting practices, Assemblyman Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) introduced legislation Tuesday that would allocate millions of dollars to valley fever vaccine research and streamline information sharing.

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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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