Tag Archives: Health

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Extra Edition: Booster Shots.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21 PROGRAM # 9417 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Booster Shots. An FDA panel is recommending J. & J. boosters at least two months after the first shot and may take action to allow J. & J. recipients to get a booster shot of Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccines. A medical expert comments on […]

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Tuesday 11am_673x324

Extra Edition: Low-wage workers lose paid sick leave.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19 PROGRAM # 9414 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Low-wage workers lose paid sick leave. In California, a law that provided employees with extended paid time off during the pandemic has expired as advocates call for extending the law. They say workers of low wage are being most impacted by the pandemic, the […]

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Thursday_673x324 12pm

Vaccine Mandates for Kids; Booster Shots. Also, Covid Scams.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14 PROGRAM # 9411 12:00 PM PDT Vaccine Mandates for Kids; Booster Shots. A public health representative explains the new student Covid vaccination mandates in California, first state in the nation to require vaccines for school kids. She also dispels doubts on who can get the Covid booster shot, the third shot that […]

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Wednesday_673X324

Climate Crisis, Infrastructure Bill: Too Expensive? Also, Oil Spill, Oil Drilling and Asthma.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13 PROGRAM # 9409 12:00 PM PDT Climate Crisis, Infrastructure Bill: Too Expensive? Congress continues to negotiate the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill, a plan dismissed by some as an expensive “social spending” bill and lauded by many as a transformational investment in the nation’s families, education, and response to the disasters of the […]

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Tuesday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Covid, Pneumonia, Hunger.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5 PROGRAM # 9400 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Covid, Pneumonia, Hunger. COVID-19 has disproportionately ravaged Latinos and communities of color. They have a higher risk of dying from Covid. This crisis will be exacerbated during the flu and pneumonia season. Some are warning that “when the US catches a cold, communities of […]

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Thursday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Flu and Covid-19 Shots.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 PROGRAM # 9396 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Flu and Covid-19 Shots. The coming flu season could be severe and organized doctors are encouraging everyone eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and the flu to help prevent the spread of either virus. The CDC recently updated its guidance to clarify that it […]

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Tuesday _673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Covid Booster Shots: Who Needs Them? A Program Repeat.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 9393 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Covid Booster Shots: Who Needs Them? A Program Repeat. US health authorities will begin distributing Covid vaccine booster shots in coming days as vaccine protection seems to wane over time. Who and why should get the booster shot? Is it necessary? When can you […]

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Thursday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Tips for Talking to Youth About Suicide.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 PROGRAM # 9389 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Tips for Talking to Youth About Suicide. In this repeat program: children and youth have been particularly affected by the pandemic. Their emotional, physical and academic wellbeing has been hit after isolation and remote learning. As they go back to school and readjust to […]

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Thursday _673x324 12pm

Covid Booster Shots: Who Needs Them?

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 PROGRAM # 9390 12:00 PM PDT Covid Booster Shots: Who Needs Them? US health authorities will begin distributing Covid vaccine booster shots in coming days as vaccine protection seems to wane over time. Who and why should get the booster shot? Is it necessary? When can you get it? How effective is […]

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Wednesday_673x324

Protecting Field Workers Against Toxic Smoke. Also, Rural, Young Adults Hit Hard by Covid.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 PROGRAM # 9388 12:00 PM PDT Protecting Field Workers Against Toxic Smoke. A bill sitting in California Gov. Newsom’s desk would designate farm laborers as “essential workers” and would give them access to N-95 masks, the kind of masks healthcare workers wear, to protect against wildfire smoke particles during the harvest season. […]

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