Tag Archives: Health

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New Help for Health Insurance and Medicare Plans. Also, Parkinson’s Disease Update.

THURSDAY, APRIL 15 PROGRAM # 9228 12:00 PM PDT New Help for Health Insurance and Medicare Plans. While less adults between 50 and 64 years old lack health insurance after the Affordable Care Act went into effect, one fifth of all Latinos can’t afford a health policy. Recent public policy changes may help older Latinos […]

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Extra Edition: Extra Help for Housing. Also, Extra Help for Health Care.

THURSDAY, APRIL 8 PROGRAM # 9220 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition: Extra Help for Housing. Due to job loss and financial hardships, about ten million households in the nation are behind on rent. Californians who are behind in rent and are at risk of eviction because of the pandemic can now apply for the California […]

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Vaccination Efforts and Street Vendors.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7 PROGRAM # 9219 12:00 PM PST Vaccination Efforts and Street Vendors. As the vaccination campaign picks up pace in California and the United States, thousands of young people are getting vaccinated before schedule. Who can get the vaccine and where? A leading analyst comments on this and the news about the secondary […]

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Extra Edition – Repeat – “Language in the Trump Era.” Also, Covid Ravaging Latinos.

TUESDAY, APRIL 6 PROGRAM # 9217 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition – Repeat – “Language in the Trump Era.” Trump used language in a polarizing rhetorical style that alarmed many and excited his followers, leading his followers into an alternate reality, sowing political conflict and further dividing the nation along racial, gender, and class lines. […]

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Extra Edition: Covid Vaccines.

THURSDAY, APRIL 1 PROGRAM # 9213 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition: Covid Vaccines. The third Covid-19 shot authorized for use in the US, is being administered this week. A medical expert talks about the progress of the Covid vaccination campaign, vaccination eligibility measures, the debate between equity and efficiency, common side effects of the vaccine, […]

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Extra Edition: Domestic Abuse Pandemic. Also, Attacks against Asian Americans.

TUESDAY, MARCH 30 PROGRAM # 9210 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition: Domestic Abuse Pandemic. Domestic abuse has spiked since the start of the Covid pandemic in January 2020. Quarantine-linked domestic violence is the “shadow pandemic,” with communities of color affected the most, because they have lower income and less access to social services. What to […]

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Extra Help for Housing. Also, Extra Help for Health Care.

MONDAY, MARCH 22 PROGRAM # 9202 12:00 PM PST Extra Help for Housing. Due to job loss and financial hardships, about ten million households in the nation are behind on rent. Californians who are behind in rent and are at risk of eviction because of the pandemic can now apply for the California Rent Relief […]

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A Year of Covid.

THURSDAY, MARCH 18 PROGRAM # 9200 12:00 PM PST A Year of Covid. In March 2020, the WHO declared Covid-19 a global pandemic. Since then, the US has lost more than 530,000 and California more than 55,000 to the virus, with Latinos among the hardest hit. In this collaboration with California’s Department of Public Health, […]

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Extra Edition: Reporting on a Covid-19 Hard-Hit Area.

TUESDAY, MARCH 16 PROGRAM # 9196 11:00 AM PST Extra Edition: Reporting on a Covid-19 Hard-Hit Area. Because they make up the majority of low-wage essential workers and faced with lack of insurance, language barriers and discrimination, Latinos and other communities of color in the San Joaquin Valley are the hardest hit by the coronavirus. […]

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“Language in the Trump Era.” Also, Covid Ravaging Latinos.

MONDAY, MARCH 15 PROGRAM # 9195 12:00 PM PST “Language in the Trump Era.” Trump used language in a polarizing rhetorical style that alarmed many and excited his followers, leading his followers into an alternate reality, sowing political conflict and further dividing the nation along racial, gender, and class lines. A language scholar who studied […]

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