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100 Days Without Soda or Junk Food

How hard would it be for you to stop drinking soda or junk food for 100 days? Hundreds of people in Kern County, in the south of California’s Central Valley, did just that, and also took on the challenge to do exercise during that time. In their county, 6 out of 10 residents are overweight.

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Five on Hunger Strike to Protest Police Racism

Five Latino and African-American residents of San Francisco went on hunger strike April 21st, to protest the racism of the city’s police, and the death, in the last three years, of four Black and Latino people shot by police.

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(Español) Colorado lanza iniciativa para una suerte de sistema de salud universal

(Español) Si la respuesta en las urnas es positiva, el referido nuevo sistema de salud comenzaría a operar en 2019, y se convertiría en una cooperativa mayor que compañías como Nike y American Express, según el Instituto de Salud de Colorado. El sistema contaría con una mesa de directores de 21 personas, que establecerían los beneficios del usuario y los presupuestos.

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Padres de familia apuntan a sus hijos en Medi-Cal

California Inaugurates Health Plan for Undocumented Minors

This weekend, California will be one step closer to having healtheir children. On May 1st, the Health for All law goes into effect, expanding the state health insurance, Medi-Cal, and offering complete coverage to undocumented minors who qualify.

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UN on Drugs: Prohibitionists vs. Reformists.

THURSDAY, APRIL 28. PROGRAM # 7771 12:00 PM PT UN on Drugs: Prohibitionists vs. Reformists. The United Nations held a special session on drugs, called for Mexico, Colombia and Guatemala. During the four-day session, world leaders were clearly divided. While most countries support the current international drug war, and some even push for the death […]

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Medi-Cal: Woes. Medi-Cal: Hopes.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27. PROGRAM # 7770 12:00 PM PT Medi-Cal: Woes. Latino Medi-Cal recipients and civil rights lawyers have filed a complaint against the public health program Medi-Cal alleging that the shortage of doctors willing to see Medi-Cal patients are making it hard for Latinos to access health care services. This is a conversation with […]

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U.N. Called On To Change Focus on Drugs

The Caravan for Peace, Life and Justice finished this week in New York, where the U.N. General Assembly was conducting a special session on the world problem of drugs. There, the caravan members from several different countries sought to demand profound changes in the so-called war on drugs.

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Frente a Naciones Unidas. Foto: Moysés Zúñiga Santiago

(Español) “El impacto del respaldo de Estados Unidos a la Guerra contra las Drogas en América Central y México, alternativas”

(Español) Los panelistas estarán informando sobre las visitas que hicieron a las zonas y comunidades que han sufrido el trágica impacto humano de la referida guerra contra las drogas. Mil líderes del mundo firmaron una carta la ONU.

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(Español) Jóvenes con diabetes: ¿en crisis?

(Español) ¿Qué hacer para impedir que nuestras familias contraigan diabetes y cómo podemos poder echar la mano a los más afectados, los desasegurados? ¿Cómo prevenir la diabetes?

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Kids with Diabetes: In Crisis?

MONDAY, APRIL 4. PROGRAM # 7753 12:00 PM PT Kids with Diabetes: In Crisis? Researchers found that a majority of adults in California, and even worse, one third of young adults, have pre-diabetes or diabetes, in a strong indication that the epidemic is out of control. Many people do not get tested because of lack […]

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