Tag Archives: Health

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Rollback of Clean Car Rules. Also, Smoke from Wildfires: Health Alerts.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 PROGRAM # 8399 12:00 PM PT Rollback of Clean Car Rules. The Trump administration is proposing to rollback landmark federal clean car and fuel economy standards. About 20 state Attorney Generals are countering with legal challenges, stating the new plans will cause people to breathe dirtier air and pay higher gas prices. […]

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Health Care and the Midterms.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1 PROGRAM # 8393 12:00 PM PT Health Care and the Midterms. Health care issues are becoming a hot debate topic for the upcoming midterm elections. Opinion polls show that health care has risen to the top as an issue, especially among women voters, in the midterm elections. Analysts examine the current impact […]

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“Guía para la Salud de las Mujeres.”

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 PROGRAM # 8378 12:00 PM PT “Guía para la Salud de las Mujeres.” At a critical moment for women’s health care and when women’s rights in the US and Latin America are under attack, a group of health care experts releases a book in Spanish to guide women and community health promoters […]

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Of Pesticides and Safe Drinking Water.

THURSDAY, JUNE 28 PROGRAM # 8369 12:00 PM PT Of Pesticides and Safe Drinking Water. Community leaders from California’s Central Valley discuss efforts to limit pesticide spraying around schools, daycare centers, and homes, and comment on recent news on the debate surrounding the widely used and highly toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, including Hawaii’s recent ban, becoming […]

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Health Care and Tax Relief.

THURSDAY, JUNE 14 PROGRAM # 8359 12:00 PM PT Health Care and Tax Relief. In the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act, the Trump administration urges the courts to end the Obamacare rule that requires insurers to provide coverage for the sick, claiming protections for preexisting conditions are unconstitutional. Texas and several Republican states […]

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Recognizing Suicide Risk.

MONDAY, JUNE 11 PROGRAM # 8356 12:00 PM PT Recognizing Suicide Risk. The suicide deaths of chef and TV celebrity Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade have catapulted this public health crisis to the nation’s headlines. Suicide behaviors have increased among Latinos, especially female teens. Experts comment on the case of the recent suicide […]

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Medicaid: Expansion or Limits.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 PROGRAM # 8320 12:00 PM PT Medicaid: Expansion or Limits. Three conservative states are taking action to put Medicaid expansion on the ballot this year. Also, President Trump is pushing to impose work requirements to Medicaid at a national level after ten states moved in that direction. Also, some states are beginning […]

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Donating Bone Marrow. Also, Parkinson’s Disease.

MONDAY, APRIL 16 PROGRAM # 8308 12:00 PM PT Donating Bone Marrow. Six-year-old Julian Morales from Miami is afflicted with Dyskeratosis Congenita, a rare and progressive condition. The disease leads to failure of the bone marrow, premature aging and, often, early death. Life can be saved through bone marrow transplantation, but there is a critical […]

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New Push for Universal Health Care.

THURSDAY, MARCH 29 PROGRAM # 8296 12:00 PM PT New Push for Universal Health Care. A coalition of community groups and leading legislators announced a new push for universal health care in California and lawmakers are crafting a package of twenty bills. Meantime, the legislature has not moved forward on pending proposals to overhaul the […]

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Fixing the Parks. Also, Omnibus Bill Passes Without Dream Act.

THURSDAY, MARCH 22 PROGRAM # 8291 12:00 PM PT Fixing the Parks. Green spaces and parks are known to help reduce health costs and combat asthma and diabetes. Still, only one third of people in the US can walk to a park within ten minutes. In Fresno, capital of the worst air pollution in the […]

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