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Category: Health

Parkinson’s, Pesticides and Poverty — The Dilemma of Latino Denial

Latinos have among the highest levels of Parkinson’s disease due to pesticides, poverty, culture and other factors. Experts say they can control its effects by keeping moving.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsFinanceHealth

Doctor With Parkinson’s Fights Latino Culture’s Silence, Denial and Isolation

Neurologist María de León, MD, is not only an expert on Parkinson’s, but also has the disease. She founded the group Defeat Parkinson’s to help Latinos in particular.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

5 Disney Employees Contract Measles

Outbreak grows to 70 cases.
categories BusinessHealthPublic Safety

Health Care Options – Something to Talk About

Lanam is working with local hospitals like Cedars Sinai Medical Center to get the word out to the minority community that Palliative care is a benefit they should not be afraid to explore if faced with a serious health crisis.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

More Cases of Measles Confirmed

Local public health officials have confirmed 59 cases of measles in California residents since the end of December 2014, Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state health officer, announced Wednesday.
categories HealthPublic Safety

Q&A: Across California, ‘Waiting Lists’ for Children’s Mental Health Services

California families looking for mental health services for their children frequently encounter a dysfunctional system.
category Health

San Fernando Valley Residents Invited to Enroll Before Deadline

L.A. Care Health Plan invites San Fernando Valley residents to sign ip for health coverage prior to the February 15 deadline.
category Health

Gov. Jerry Brown’s Budget Adds to Schools, Healthcare

California Governor Jerry Brown on Friday, Jan. 9, released a proposed 2015-16 state budget, which calls for $113.3 billion in general fund spending.
categories EconomyEducationHealthPolitics

Covered California Joins Asian American Leaders to Promote Community Enrollment

Covered California teamed up with community partners on Monday, Jan. 12, including Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles, to announce a final push to get people enrolled for health insurance.
category Health

Gov. Brown’s Budget Not Specific About Medi-Cal Spending For DACA

Health care advocates are heartened by Gov. Brown's 2016 budget, but disappointed by his "smoke and mirrors" approach to offering Medi-Cal to those who will get deportation relief from President Obama's recent Executive Action.
categories EconomyHealthImmigrationPolitics
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