Tag Archives: Health

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Extra Edition: Proposition 1, and Drug and Overdose Treatment.

THURSDAY, APRIL 11 PROGRAM # 10340 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Proposition 1, and Drug and Overdose Treatment. California voters recently approved Proposition 1, an initiative that seeks to overhaul mental health care, spend on housing and drug treatment programs, and get homeless people off the streets. Analysts explain the ballot measure and the details […]

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Tuesday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Transferring to Full-Scope Medi-Cal: What to do? (Program Repeat)

TUESDAY, APRIL 9 PROGRAM # 10337 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: From Emergency Medi-Cal to Full-Scope Medi-Cal. (Program Repeat). Under a new California law, comprehensive Medi-Cal is now available to all people, including the undocumented. People currently on emergency Medi-Cal benefits will automatically transition into full-scope Medi-Cal. What do Medi-Cal enrollees need to know and […]

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Thursday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Transferring to Full-Scope Medi-Cal: What to do?

THURSDAY, APRIL 4 PROGRAM # 10333 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: From Emergency Medi-Cal to Full-Scope Medi-Cal. Under a new California law, comprehensive Medi-Cal is now available to all people, including the undocumented. People currently on emergency Medi-Cal benefits will automatically transition into full-scope Medi-Cal. What do Medi-Cal enrollees need to know and do? Guests: […]

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Posted in Inmigrantes, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |

Extra Edition: Facts and Stigma About Drugs. Also, Tackling the Fentanyl Crisis in New Mexico. Tax Season in the Final Stretch. And Florida Abortion Law.

TUESDAY, APRIL 2 PROGRAM # 10330 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Facts and Stigma About Drugs. On the heels of National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, a drug policy expert joins this program to demystify issues related to drug use and addiction among youth. She discusses facts on drug prohibition and the crackdown on drug […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
Thursday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Eating Well on a Budget

THURSDAY, MARCH 28 PROGRAM # 10326 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Eating Well on a Budget. On National Nutrition Month, community dietitians raise awareness about the higher risk of obesity, diabetes and chronic health conditions among Latinos and the need to eat a well-balanced diet. Healthy food experts share tips on how to eat healthy […]

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Posted in Economy, Línea Abierta, Health |
Thursday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Moving Patients to Medi-Cal.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21 PROGRAM # 10319 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Moving Patients to Medi-Cal. After California opened Medi-Cal to all undocumented immigrants in the state, a clinic in Los Angeles that serves uninsured immigrants and low-income families moved all its undocumented patients to full-scope Medi-Cal. What does it mean for the patients to go […]

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Targeting Xylazine, Fentanyl and Other Drugs. Also, Bill would allow youths to carry Naloxone in Colorado. And Master Plan on the Opioid Crisis.

THURSDAY, MARCH 14 PROGRAM # 10313 12:00 PM PT Targeting Xylazine, Fentanyl and Other Drugs. This is a conversation with freshman congresswoman Yadira Caraveo of Colorado, whose first bill in Congress targeted the rising threat of xylazine, a powerful tranquilizer linked to the escalating epidemic of overdoses. Caraveo, who is a doctor, talks about the […]

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The Opioid Epidemic Hotspots.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22 PROGRAM # 10290 12:00 PM PT The Opioid Epidemic Hotspots. Opioid addiction and overdose death rates are rising faster among Latinos. This crisis is reaching rural areas, apparently because patients in rural areas were much more likely to receive opioid prescriptions than those in big cities. The Biden administration is urging housing […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Health |
Tuesday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Poultry Work Turned Deadly. Green Light for a Plan to Reopen Madera Hospital. Neonatal Syphilis on the Rise. Clarifying Misconceptions About Herpes.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 PROGRAM # 10286 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Poultry Work Turned Deadly. Poultry processing is one of the most dangerous jobs in the country due to the risk of amputations from heavy machinery, burns from hazardous chemicals and chronic injuries from repetitive motion, according to OSHA, the federal agency that enforces workplace […]

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Posted in Economy, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health, Jobs |
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Medi-Cal for All Low-Income Residents.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 PROGRAM # 10285 12:00 PM PT Medi-Cal for All Low-Income Residents. On January 1, California enacted a new law that expands health care coverage for all low-income immigrants. Under the new law, all undocumented immigrants may qualify for full scope Medi-Cal, California’s version of the federal Medicaid program. Before, they could only […]

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