Tag Archives: Health

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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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Posted in Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Latinos Hardest Hit by Air Pollution. Also, Finding Climate Money. Also, Foreclosure Relief for Disaster Areas.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 PROGRAM # 8275 12:00 PM PT Latinos Hardest Hit by Air Pollution. Communities of color in the US are hit the most with hazardous air pollution, facing a higher risk of asthma, heart attacks and other diseases. EPA scientists reached this conclusion after studying refineries, factories, and other high-emission sources. A leading […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Línea Abierta, Environment, Health |
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Medicaid Work Restrictions.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22 PROGRAM # 8271 12:00 PM PT Medicaid Work Restrictions. Health advocates are challenging in court plans in Kentucky to require Medicaid beneficiaries to work. Ten states have applied for a waiver to impose similar requirements to Medicaid. In California, legislators brought their own challenge. A state bill prohibits work requirements as a […]

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Medicaid, Children’s Insurance and Open Enrollment.

MONDAY, JANUARY 29 PROGRAM # 8253 12:00 PM PT Medicaid, Children’s Insurance and Open Enrollment. The federal government began allowing some states to require Medicaid beneficiaries to work in return for their health coverage, raising fears that many who are in need, may be discouraged from applying for benefits. On other news, funding for the […]

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Clock Ticking on Federal Spending. Also, Award-Winning Journalist.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 PROGRAM # 8251 12:00 PM PT Clock Ticking on Federal Spending. With only a few legislative days, senators from both parties work against the clock to reach agreement on DACA and avoid a new government shutdown. Meantime, Latino leaders step up pressure on Congress and the White House to call a vote […]

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Health Coverage for Immigrants.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29 PROGRAM # 8210 12:00 PM PST. Health Coverage for Immigrants. Coinciding with the start of ACA’s Open Enrollment season, and in a new effort to reach the non citizens, a large healthcare organization is expanding health coverage for uninsured, low-income young adults in an impoverished region of California’s Central Valley. Under the […]

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Thursday_673x324

Eating with Gratitude: Jacka Mobile. Also, Eating with Gratitude: Woke Foods.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23 PROGRAM # 8206 12:00 PM PT Eating with Gratitude: Jacka Mobile. An entrepreneurial Mexican family who owns a taco truck is creating a new menu and new food market using as their main ingredient a little-known fruit from India called jacka. They cook jacka with traditional Mexican seasonings, and, with tasty offerings […]

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