Tag Archives: Health

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Health Care and More in the Ballot.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31 PROGRAM # 8461 12:00 PM PT Health Care and More in the Ballot. The law that protects for preexisting conditions like pregnancy and breast cancer is emerging as a big issue in the midterm election. And after fighting to repeal the law, Republicans are now claiming they embrace it in campaign ads. […]

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Medicaid Initiatives.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4 PROGRAM # 8439 12:00 PM PT Medicaid Initiatives. Initiatives to fully expand Medicaid to cover the uninsured working poor in rural communities will be in the November ballot in Nebraska, Idaho and Utah, conservative states where right-wing politicians have resisted such expansion. As Election Day approaches, the debate is heating up. These […]

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Apology for Forced Sterilizations.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 PROGRAM # 8419 12:00 PM PT Apology for Forced Sterilizations. Los Angeles County apologized for forcing more than 200 women to be sterilized between 1968 and 1974. This practice started in 1909, when state clinics were guided by a eugenics law to prevent “unfit” people, like Latinas, the poor and the disabled, […]

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Bans on Toxic Pesticides.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 PROGRAM # 8408 12:00 PM PT Bans on Toxic Pesticides. In a landmark case, Monsanto has been ordered to pay 289 million in damages to a terminally-ill man with cancer. The judge found Roundup weedkiller caused the man’s cancer and Monsanto “acted with malice and oppression.” On other news, a federal court […]

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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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