Health

  • New CA Budget Moves Closer to Universal Health Coverage

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California’s new $214 billion budget, passed by the state Senate on Thursday June 13, moves the Golden State closer to universal health coverage. The plan, which is expected to be signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, puts almost $1.5 billion over three years toward subsidies to lower the...
  • El nuevo presupuesto de CA se acerca a la cobertura universal de salud

    SACRAMENTO, California – El nuevo presupuesto de $ 214 mil millones de California, aprobado por el Senado estatal el jueves 13 de junio, acerca al Estado Dorado a la cobertura de salud universal. El plan, que se espera que sea firmado por el gobernador Gavin Newsom, destina casi $...
  • Seasonal allergies: 8 tips that offer relief

    Spring. The time of year when, as poet Alfred Lord Tennyson famously said, a young man’s (and woman’s) fancy “lightly turns to thoughts of love.” That is, of course, if you’re not sneezing, coughing or dealing with itchy eyes. Spring allergies seem to get worse every year. Is there...
  • Alergias estacionales: 8 consejos que ofrecen alivio.

    Primavera. La época del año en que, como el famoso poeta Alfred Lord Tennyson dijo, la fantasía de un joven (y de una mujer) “se vuelve ligeramente a los pensamientos de amor”. Eso es, por supuesto, si no está estornudando, tosiendo o lidiando con picazón en los ojos. Las...
  • The Best Gift for Mother’s Day? Help Mom Live a Long, Healthy Life with the Mediterranean Diet

    May is Mediterranean Diet Month, and with Mother’s Day just around the corner, most of us are busy planning the perfect present for Mom. The usual gifts of flowers and cards are nice ideas, but the greatest gift you could give your mother is helping her achieve lasting health. The...
  • Community Health Centers Press Congress for Long-Term Funding

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Seven million Californians get medical treatment at Community Health Centers each year, and those centers say funding issues for this crucial part of the safety net are throwing the system into chaos. Starting today, thousands of providers are gathering in Washington,...
  • NATIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM MUST BE DEVELOPED, NOT COMPROMISED

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR According to a news release by Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Trump Administration has filed a lawsuit which will declare the 2010 Affordable Care Act (aka: ObamaCare) unconstitutional. I cannot envision a more destructive act which targets the health care system which provides health care services...
  • Los defensores de la Niñez Aconsejan a los Padres que Limiten el Tiempo de Pantalla de sus Bebés

    Mark Richardson/Alfonso López-Collada Public News Service PHOENIX – Los bebés y los pequeños en edad preescolar que pasan demasiado tiempo viendo la televisión o dispositivos digitales, tardan más en desarrollar sus habilidades cognitivas, según revela un estudio reciente citado por los defensores de la niñez en Arizona. Los expertos...
  • 4 Ways to Focus on Self-Care

    StatePoint It’s no surprise that the concept of self-care is getting a lot of traction in many health and wellness circles. Self-care can improve your mental and physical health and help you be more productive. Unfortunately, many people don’t prioritize it. Whether you are a career-focused professional or a...

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