Tag Archives: Health

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Another Push to Ban Toxic Pesticide. Also, Rating the Fight Against Cancer.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15 PROGRAM # 8673 12:00 PM PT Another Push to Ban Toxic Pesticide. Health and labor groups are suing the Trump administration after its environmental agency refused to ban a widely used pesticide, linked to permanent brain damage in young children and farmworker poisonings. Last month, the EPA gave the green light to […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Deaf Latinos and Families.

MONDAY, AUGUST 12 PROGRAM # 8670 12:00 PM PT Deaf Latinos and Families. Parents of deaf and hard of hearing children and adults came together to promote awareness among Latinos about the issues and culture unique to deaf people. They help families in need to learn a sign language that will allow them to connect […]

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A Healthy Smile. Fighting Tooth Decay. Anti-Latino Mass Shooting.

MONDAY, AUGUST 5 PROGRAM # 8665 12:00 PM PT A Healthy Smile. Adults are getting orthodontic treatment in record numbers. But experts warn that before spending money in major dental work, you should get good orthodontics advice first. An orthodontist talks about this and about the impact of oral health and a good smile on […]

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Posted in Immigration, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Citizenship Question, Data. ACA Repeal Attempts. Reducing Police Killings.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17 PROGRAM # 8652 12:00 PM PT Citizenship Question, Data. President Trump dropped its fight to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census, and instead he is ordering federal agencies to give information on non-citizens to the Commerce Department. Guest: Maricela Gutiérrez, Executive Director, SIREN (Services, Immigrant Rights & Education Network), […]

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Functional and Integrative Medicine.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10 PROGRAM # 8647 12:00 PM PT Functional and Integrative Medicine. A third generation physician who practices Integrative Medicine is now exploring Functional Medicine. He talks about the difference between both methods and the mainstream, conventional medicine. He also comments on the loss of the dialog between doctor and patient under the US […]

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Tackling the Growing Medical Bills. Also, Citizenship Question: Off the Census.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3 PROGRAM # 8642 12:00 PM PT Tackling the Growing Medical Bills. A national health care analyst discusses a bipartisan bill moving through the US Senate aimed at helping protect families who are suffering from rising health care costs and poor quality care. How are these problems of paying for health care and […]

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Climate Change Threatens Public Health. Also, Cities Want Their Own Public Banks.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29 PROGRAM # 8617 12:00 PM PT Climate Change Threatens Public Health. For years, California has been hit by devastating wildfires, floods, droughts, and dangerous heat waves, which are expected to continue and multiply. Activists warn that if no urgent policy action is taken, the human-caused global warming will soon become a public […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Fighting Big Pharma’s Inflated Drug Prices. Also, Alabama’s Controversial Abortion Ban.

MONDAY, MAY 20 PROGRAM # 8610 12:00 PM PT Fighting Big Pharma’s Inflated Drug Prices. Calling Big Pharma companies “the largest private sector corporate cartel in history,” 44 US states took the industry to court claiming there is collusion to fix hundreds of generic drug prices. On other news, California Gov. Newsom kicked off this […]

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Time to Ban Chlorpyrifos?

THURSDAY, MAY 2 PROGRAM # 8598 12:00 PM PT Time to Ban Chlorpyrifos? A federal court ordered Trump’s EPA to make a decision by July whether to ban chlorpyrifos, the pesticide widely used in agriculture and which has been linked to neurological damage in children. As the federal government fails to take action, Democrats in […]

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Paid Leave for the US. Medical Aid-in-Dying Laws. March for Blue Cards.

THURSDAY, APRIL 25 PROGRAM # 8593 12:00 PM PT Paid Leave for the US. A former small business owner who was not able to benefit from California’s paid family leave policy after she gave birth and experienced postpartum depression joins this edition to comment on the issue. A US congressman is examining stories like hers […]

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