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California counties adding care for undocumented immigrants

California counties adding care for undocumented immigrants

By Chris Richard

California counties are building a patchwork of health plans to cover the last big group of uninsured residents: immigrants living here without legal documentation.

With Californians enthusiastically taking advantage of the Affordable Care Act, the number of uninsured residents is plummeting.

The U.S. Census Bureau reported this fall that from 2013...

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California counties adding care for undocumented immigrants

California counties adding care for undocumented immigrants

By Chris Richard

California counties are building a patchwork of health plans to cover the last big group of uninsured residents: immigrants living here without legal documentation.

With Californians enthusiastically taking advantage of the Affordable Care Act, the number of uninsured residents is plummeting.

The U.S. Census Bureau reported this fall that from 2013...

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Why California health outcomes trail other states

Dec 28, 2015

By Daniel Weintraub

Californians eat more fruits and vegetables than other Americans, refrain from smoking, keep their blood pressure under control and do a decent amount of physical activity. But our health, overall, is still worse than the residents of 21 other states, according to a recent report.

Why?

A big reason might be a category in...

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Why California health outcomes trail other states

Dec 28, 2015

By Daniel Weintraub

Californians eat more fruits and vegetables than other Americans, refrain from smoking, keep their blood pressure under control and do a decent amount of physical activity. But our health, overall, is still worse than the residents of 21 other states, according to a recent report.

Why?

A big reason might be a category in...

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Richmond Anti-Violence Program Recognized as a National Model

Dec 28, 2015
Richmond Anti-Violence Program Recognized as a National Model

By Linda Childers

In the heart of Richmond, Calif. lies the Iron Triangle, named after the three railroad tracks that define and enclose the area. Today children can be seen playing at a renovated community park in the neighborhood, but this hasn’t always been the case. In this working-class neighborhood historically plagued by drive-by shootings,...

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Richmond Anti-Violence Program Recognized as a National Model

Dec 28, 2015
Richmond Anti-Violence Program Recognized as a National Model

By Linda Childers

In the heart of Richmond, Calif. lies the Iron Triangle, named after the three railroad tracks that define and enclose the area. Today children can be seen playing at a renovated community park in the neighborhood, but this hasn’t always been the case. In this working-class neighborhood historically plagued by drive-by shootings,...

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Housing Skid Row’s Homeless, Tent by Tent

Dec 23, 2015
Housing Skid Row’s Homeless, Tent by Tent

By Amy DePaul

Skid Row, 8:30 a.m.
The day begins on Crocker Street in downtown Los Angeles in a shady, fenced-in courtyard behind the Volunteers of America building.

The post Housing Skid Row’s Homeless, Tent by Tent appeared first on California Health Report.


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Housing Skid Row’s Homeless, Tent by Tent

Dec 23, 2015
Housing Skid Row’s Homeless, Tent by Tent

By Amy DePaul

Skid Row, 8:30 a.m.
The day begins on Crocker Street in downtown Los Angeles in a shady, fenced-in courtyard behind the Volunteers of America building.

The post Housing Skid Row’s Homeless, Tent by Tent appeared first on California Health Report.


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Need to Know

Dec 21, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know.

By Hannah Guzik

California has the most to lose if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

Specialty drug costs have surged, hurting the state’s public retirement program.

An Oakland nonprofit is training faith leaders to be first-responders to domestic violence.

The post...

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HealthyCal.org
Need to Know

Dec 21, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know.

By Hannah Guzik

California has the most to lose if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

Specialty drug costs have surged, hurting the state’s public retirement program.

An Oakland nonprofit is training faith leaders to be first-responders to domestic violence.

The post...

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