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Category: Health

Good Schools Equal Better Health for Low-income Teens

For disadvantaged teens getting into good schools could mean more than a leg-up in academics: it could open the door to better health.
categories EducationHealthYouth

Researchers Address 'Lost in Translation' Issues With Chinese Medicine

Researchers at UCLA's Center for East–West Medicine have published a document that explores issues involved in Chinese medical translation.
category Health

Residents Don’t Trust Exide to Live Up to Deal

A decision by state air quality regulators that could allow a controversial acid-lead battery recycling plant in Vernon to reopen by the end of the year is being met with anger by people living near the facility.
categories BusinessCity AffairsHealthPoliticsPublic Safety

Study: Pets a Prescription for Health, Happiness Among Elders

UCLA researchers studying "best practices" for how to deliver holistic health care to seniors found pets were a big source of social support.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

For New Grads, Depression After the Diploma

Many young people experience post-college depression. For most, the period marks the first time outside of a school setting, causing an identity crisis of sorts.
categories EconomyEducationHealth

What Does the Affordable Care Act Mean for Back-to-School?

All insurance plans are required to cover recommended vaccinations at no additional cost.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealthYouth

Report Says: Filipino Elderly Caregivers Work Past Retirement Age

Lack of protection and benefits, family’s continuing needs, cited as factors preventing retirement.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Fixing Paco Nominated for Three Imagen Awards

Web series provides Latinos with culturally-relevant information on life-saving medical procedure.
categories Arts & CultureHealth

In California, Health Care is Often Lost for Lack of Translation

With health care coverage expanded to an additional 2 million Californians through the Affordable Care Act, community clinics are seeing a need for interpreters like never before.
categories HealthRace/Ethnic Relations

Setting Data Free, In the Name of Better Health

In the U.S., health data is often inaccessible to those who could best use it to improve lives.
category Health
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