Tag Archives: Health

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Time is Running Out on Exide Cleanup.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14 PROGRAM #9042 12:00 PM PT Time is Running Out on Exide Cleanup. As the California state agency in charge of cleaning up lead and arsenic contaminated areas in southeast Los Angeles faces complaints of slow progress from neighbors who continue living in toxic homes, state lawmakers continue seeking a compliance audit and […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Environment, Health |
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Extra Edition: Covid Protections. Also, Census Count Ending.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14 PROGRAM #9041 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Covid Protections. The Cal/OSHA Standards Board voted for faster and stronger rules to protect workers in all industries from COVID-19 in the workplace, as workplaces such as meat processing, grocery stores, and fast food have become ground zero in the fight against COVID-19. A legal […]

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Posted in CENSO 2020, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Economy, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health, Jobs |
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Castro Makes History as First Chancellor of Color. Also, Elections, Covid, and Higher Education.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 12 PROGRAM #9038 12:00 PM PT Castro Makes History as First Chancellor of Color. This is an interview with Dr. Joseph Castro, who is becoming the first chancellor of color in the history of CSU, the largest university system in the nation. He talks about how his experience as a first generation student […]

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Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Education, Elections, Hacia el Voto 2020, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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Extra Edition: AIDS Crisis. Also, Early Voting and Census Count.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7 PROGRAM #9031 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: AIDS Crisis. Latino communities are experiencing a growing health crisis as the number of HIV diagnoses among Latino gay, bisexual, and transgender men increases. A new report called “Here as I am” investigates how social, economic and political forces affect the health and well-being of […]

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Posted in CENSO 2020, Elections, Hacia el Voto 2020, Línea Abierta, Health |
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Extra Edition: Covid and Flu Season.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6 PROGRAM #9029 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Covid and Flu Season. Flu season is almost here and it’s time to make a plan to protect yourself and your loved ones. This year, as hospitals and health workers are overwhelmed dealing with the Covid pandemic, is more important than ever to get a […]

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Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Línea Abierta, Health |
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Extra Edition: Orale Covid-19! Also, Farm Workers: Shortchanged.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 5 PROGRAM #9027 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Orale Covid-19! Medical researchers will soon be visiting farm working towns and neighborhoods in California’s Central Valley to offer free Covid-19 testing for farmworkers. In coordination with local community groups, clinicians and lab technicians will tour areas where coronavirus is out of control on mobile […]

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Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Economy, Immigration, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 PROGRAM #9014 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Members of Congress intervened to halt the deportation of a detained immigrant woman who complained that doctors at a Georgia detention center performed forced hysterectomy, a traumatic experience that according to a whistleblower nurse, was also performed on more detained immigrant women. This case raises […]

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Posted in Immigration, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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Covid-19, Diabetes and Healthy Eating.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 PROGRAM #9013 11:00 AM PT Covid-19, Diabetes and Healthy Eating. If you have diabetes, you may be more likely of getting a Covid-19 infection and for sure you are at higher risk of serious complications from the infection. Experts and patients join this roundtable to discuss how to stay healthy and manage […]

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Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Línea Abierta, Health |
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The Unequal Scourge of Cancer. Justice Ginsburg Legacy. Conviction on Jesuit Massacre Trial.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 PROGRAM #9012 12:00 PM PT The Unequal Scourge of Cancer. A first-ever report concludes that “the immense burden of cancer is not shouldered equally by all” and warns that the pandemic is exacerbating the existing cancer health disparities. While there has been progress in areas such as the cancer death rates among […]

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“Housing for the Harvest.”

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 PROGRAM #9007 11:00 AM PT “Housing for the Harvest.” The counties of Fresno and San Joaquin are the first to participate in “Housing for the Harvest,” a new program announced to provide temporary hotel housing for farm and food-processing workers to self-isolate if they are Covid-19 positive and do not require hospitalization. […]

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