Tag Archives: Health

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Extra Edition: Covid-19 and Children (Repeat Program.) Also, The State of Vaccines and Tests in Rural California.

THURSDAY, MAY 19 PROGRAM # 9627 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Covid-19 and Children (Repeat Program.) Covid-19 cases among children rose in recent months during the surge of the Omicron variant. An expert warns that more kids will get sick from Covid as infections surge. What are the short-term and the long-lasting effects of Covid […]

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Overdose Deaths Hit Record. Also, The Politics on the Supreme Court.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18 PROGRAM # 9626 12:00 PM PT Overdose Deaths Hit Record. A record 107,000 people died of a drug overdose in the US last year. The overdoses with fentanyl and other opioids are expected to escalate and the nation’s drug epidemic to deepen. Advocates call on policymakers to move from criminalization and invest […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
Tuesday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Stroke: Know Signs, Act Early. Also, Mortgage Relief.

TUESDAY, MAY 17 PROGRAM # 9624 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Stroke: Know Signs, Act Early. Each year in the US, there are more than 800,000 strokes, one of the leading causes of death in the country and serious long-term disabilities. In National Stroke Awareness Month, an expert urges people to recognize the signs and […]

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Covid-19 and Children. Also, The State of Vaccines and Tests in Rural California.

THURSDAY, MAY 12 PROGRAM # 9621 12:00 PM PT Covid-19 and Children. Covid-19 cases among children rose in recent months during the surge of the Omicron variant. An expert warns that more kids will get sick from Covid as infections surge. What are the short-term and the long-lasting effects of Covid in kids? How are […]

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Tuesday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Latinos at Most Risk of Dementia (Repeat Program.) Also, Health Care for the Undocumented.

TUESDAY, MAY 10 PROGRAM # 9617 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Latinos at Most Risk of Dementia (Repeat Program.) Senior Latinos are among the hardest hit by Alzheimer’s disease. A distinguished neuroscientist talks about why Latinos are the most at risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia, how giving birth more often or having less social support […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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Latinos at Most Risk of Dementia. Also, Health Care for the Undocumented.

MONDAY, MAY 2 PROGRAM # 9609 12:00 PM PT Latinos at Most Risk of Dementia. Senior Latinos are among the hardest hit by Alzheimer’s disease. A distinguished neuroscientist talks about why Latinos are the most at risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia, how giving birth more often or having less social support impacts memory and learning […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Health |
Thursday_673x324 12pm

Virtual Tool to Fight Covid Misinformation.

THURSDAY, APRIL 28 PROGRAM # 9607 12:00 PM PT Virtual Tool to Fight Covid Misinformation. As part of its SMARTER plan, California’s public health agency is now using a new virtual assistance platform on WhatsApp in both Spanish and English to offer reliable information especially to Latinos. The updates include the latest on vaccine safety, […]

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Tuesday_673x324 11am

Extra Edition: Vaccines for Kids (Program Repeat.) Also, Latina Workers Hit Hardest by the Pandemic.

TUESDAY, APRIL 26 PROGRAM # 9603 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Vaccines for Kids (Program Repeat.) COVID-19 vaccines are now available to children ages 5 and up in the U.S. A leading public health physician shares facts about California’s vaccination campaign for kids and answers common questions from parents. Why do kids need Covid-19 vaccines? […]

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Stressed About Climate Change. Also, Climate Change Worsens Air Pollution.

MONDAY, APRIL 25 PROGRAM # 9602 12:00 PM PT Stressed About Climate Change. Gripped by anxiety about the future of children and grandchildren or the trauma of those displaced by wildfires or storms, a majority of Latinos say they are anxious about how climate change will affect future generations. Surveys show Latinos worry more than […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics, Health |
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Speaking Indigenous Languages in Times of Emergency.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20 PROGRAM # 9598 12:00 PM PT Speaking Indigenous Languages in Times of Emergency. Mexican indigenous migrants have been among the worst hit by the heat, fire and smoke of the extreme wildfires that have devastated California’s rural areas. Many spent weeks saving summer crops from the fires and in the absence of […]

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Posted in Immigration, Inmigrantes, Línea Abierta, Health |