382 entries

Category: Health

Study on Homeless Use of Emergency Rooms

LA City & County service agencies, area non-profits convened at Town Hall to address key findings & develop action plan.
categories HealthPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Monterey Park Adds E-Cigarettes to Smoking Ban

E-cigarette manufacturers and sellers often tout e-cigarettes as a tool to help people kick the smoking habit, however the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other health agencies have yet to embrace that claim.
categories City AffairsHealthNeighborhoods

New Study: Instant Ramen Linked With Heart Disease Risk

A recent American study is targeting one beloved South Korean food as a perpetrator of cardio-metabolic risk of diabetes, heart disease or stroke—instant ramen noodles.
categories FoodHealth

State’s Spurning of $6 million Could Hurt Medi-Cal Renewals

California turned down a $6 million grant to keep those previously enrolled, as well as those newly enrolled poor people, on the state's Medicaid program.
categories HealthPolitics

Language Barrier Could Cost Asians Health Insurance

Notices from the CMS informing people they could lose their insurance if they don't provide proof of legal residence are in English and Spanish only.
categories HealthRace/Ethnic Relations

New Program Promises Coordinated Care for Low-Income Californians

The state's new Cal MediConnect program seeks to coordinate health care for low-income elders and people with disabilities, offering patients "total care."
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

CA Ethnic Voters Tip Scales in Support of Medi-Cal for the Undocumented

Just over half of the state's voters support extending Medi-Cal coverage to undocumented immigrants, according to new survey findings.
categories HealthImmigrationPolitics

Alhambra Farmers Market Celebrates 30 Years

The Alhambra Farmers Market celebrated its 30th anniversary Sunday with a party at its new location on Second Street.
categories Arts & CultureBusinessGreen NewsHealthNeighborhoods

Exide’s Latest Troubles Is Good News to Locals

A federal grand jury has subpoenaed company documents.
categories BusinessGreen NewsHealthJusticeNeighborhoods

Cancer-Causing Dioxane in the Groundwater of East L.A.

Are trace amounts of an industrial solvent increasing and should we worry?
categories Green NewsHealth
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