Tag Archives: Health

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Medicaid, Children’s Insurance and Open Enrollment.

MONDAY, JANUARY 29 PROGRAM # 8253 12:00 PM PT Medicaid, Children’s Insurance and Open Enrollment. The federal government began allowing some states to require Medicaid beneficiaries to work in return for their health coverage, raising fears that many who are in need, may be discouraged from applying for benefits. On other news, funding for the […]

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Clock Ticking on Federal Spending. Also, Award-Winning Journalist.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 PROGRAM # 8251 12:00 PM PT Clock Ticking on Federal Spending. With only a few legislative days, senators from both parties work against the clock to reach agreement on DACA and avoid a new government shutdown. Meantime, Latino leaders step up pressure on Congress and the White House to call a vote […]

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Health Coverage for Immigrants.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 PROGRAM # 8210 12:00 PM PST. Health Coverage for Immigrants. Coinciding with the start of ACA’s Open Enrollment season, and in a new effort to reach the non citizens, a large healthcare organization is expanding health coverage for uninsured, low-income young adults in an impoverished region of California’s Central Valley. Under the […]

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Eating with Gratitude: Jacka Mobile. Also, Eating with Gratitude: Woke Foods.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23 PROGRAM # 8206 12:00 PM PT Eating with Gratitude: Jacka Mobile. An entrepreneurial Mexican family who owns a taco truck is creating a new menu and new food market using as their main ingredient a little-known fruit from India called jacka. They cook jacka with traditional Mexican seasonings, and, with tasty offerings […]

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Tax Reform Bills. Also, Open Enrollment and Politics.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 PROGRAM # 8205 12:00 PM PST. Tax Reform Bills. The House Republicans have passed a tax-cut bill. The Senate Republicans are working on their own tax-reform version. While the White House says the tax giveaway to the big corporations will create new jobs and higher income for the working class, a political […]

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Keeping or Banning Dangerous Insecticide. Also, No Guns in Schools.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 8198 12:00 PM PST. Keeping or Banning Dangerous Insecticide. Health advocates from the San Joaquin Valley, the area with the highest use of chlorpyrifos, are urging California authorities to stop delaying the end of the use of this brain-damaging chemical. The insecticide, one of the most widely used in the […]

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Posted in Education, Youth, Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Clean Air Plan for Largest Ports: A Debate. Also, Open Enrollment Kicks Off Amid Confusion.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1 PROGRAM # 8190 12:00 PM PST. Clean Air Plan for Largest Ports: A Debate. The US two largest ports have a plan to move to zero-emissions technology. The Clean Air Action Plan of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which are the largest single source of air pollution in Southern California, seeks to […]

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Virginia Election: The Latino Factor. Also, Attacks on Healthcare Markets.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26 PROGRAM # 8186 12:00 PM PT Virginia Election: The Latino Factor. As the governor race in Virginia is heating up, Latino groups charge the Republican candidate with resorting to race-baiting attacks. Campaign ads are tying gangs and crime to immigration and to his Democratic opponent. The election in Virginia, a swing state, […]

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Trump’s New Attack on ACA. Also, Clean Power Plan At Risk.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 PROGRAM # 8180 12:00 PM PST. Trump’s New Attack on ACA. Trump announced he will end subsidies to health insurance companies that help low-income people pay out-of-pocket costs. He also signed an executive order to allow the sale of health insurance plans with high deductibles and fewer benefits and fewer protections. Fifteen […]

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Healthcare Alert Continues.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 8166 12:00 PM PT Healthcare Alert Continues. While the attempt to repeal Obamacare failed one more time, the threats from the White House and the Republican leaders keep the healthcare system in check, raising the prospects for higher premiums and less choices for next year. In the aftermath, activists and […]

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