Tag Archives: Health

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Opioid Crisis in California’s Heartland.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 PROGRAM # 10262 12:00 PM PT Opioid Crisis in California’s Heartland. California is being hit by a major spike in opioid-related deaths, most of them linked to fentanyl. Rural areas in the San Joaquin Valley report high rates of opioid abuse and a higher number of hospitalizations and deaths due to overdose. […]

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Another Covid Surge. Also, “A Million Miles Away.”

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18 PROGRAM # 10255 12:00 PM PT Another Covid Surge. Visits to the emergency room, hospitalizations and deaths have surged in California and around the nation due to a spike in flu and Covid-19 infections. The new virus spreading is blamed on holiday gatherings, crowded travels and a new Covid-19 variant. What’s the […]

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Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Línea Abierta, Health |
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Extra Edition: Historic Health Care Expansion to Immigrants. (Program Repeat)

TUESDAY, JANUARY 9 PROGRAM # 10244 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Historic Health Care Expansion to Immigrants. (Program Repeat) With the new year, California became the first state in the nation to open the door to health insurance to all undocumented immigrants. Amid intense outreach by doctors and clinics, Medi-Cal, the state’s health insurance program […]

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Extra Edition: Historic Health Care Expansion to Immigrants.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 4 PROGRAM # 10240 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Historic Health Care Expansion to Immigrants. This week, California became the first state in the nation to open the door to health insurance to all undocumented immigrants. Amid intense outreach by doctors and clinics, Medi-Cal, the state’s health insurance program for low-income people, begins […]

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Posted in Immigration, Inmigrantes, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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Extra Edition: Recap of 2023. (Program Repeat).

TUESDAY, JANUARY 2 PROGRAM # 10237 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Recap of 2023. (Program Repeat). As 2023 comes to a close, the hosts of Línea Abierta convene to review some of the headline news stories of the year and stories to watch in 2024 in the US and Mexico. This year, the hottest year […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Immigration, Inmigrantes, Youth, Línea Abierta, Environment, Mexico, Topics, Politics, Health |
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A New Era: Medi-Cal for the Undocumented.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 10234 12:00 PM PT A New Era: Medi-Cal for the Undocumented. Starting January 1, California will begin a historic expansion of Medi-Cal to all low-income residents, regardless of their immigration status. Undocumented adults between the age of 26 and 49 will be able to apply for full scope Medi-Cal coverage. […]

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Posted in Immigration, Inmigrantes, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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Extra Edition: Joven Noble and Girasol: Kids and Drugs. (Program Repeat).

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 10233 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Joven Noble and Girasol: Kids and Drugs. (Program Repeat). Drug abuse, including prescription opioids and fentanyl, and deaths for drug overdose, are on the rise among older teens and young adults. Opioid abuse is now a national public health emergency. How do kids end […]

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Posted in Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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Extra Edition: 2023 Highlights of the Central Valley News Collaborative.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26 PROGRAM # 10230 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: 2023 Highlights of the Central Valley News Collaborative. As communities around the country suffer shrinking local news coverage, media outlets in the San Joaquin Valley came together to bring new energy and amplify the impact of their news service. Journalists comment on relevant stories […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Economy, Education, Immigration, Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics, Health, Jobs |
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Extra Edition: Struggling to Stay on Medicaid (Repeat).

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21 PROGRAM # 10226 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Struggling to Stay on Medicaid (Repeat). After federal pandemic protections ended earlier this year, millions of people in the US have been removed from Medicaid. Despite being eligible, many lose coverage because of problems with a confusing system. There are reports that in some […]

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Posted in Economy, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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Struggling to Stay on Medicaid.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14 PROGRAM # 10220 12:00 PM PT Struggling to Stay on Medicaid. After federal pandemic protections ended earlier this year, millions of people in the US have been removed from Medicaid. Despite being eligible, many lose coverage because of problems with a confusing system. There are reports that in some states people have […]

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