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Unauthorized Immigrants Account for Only 1.4 Percent of U.S. Medical Spending

Newswise — A study by a University of Nebraska Medical Center researcher revealed that unauthorized immigrants have lower health care expenditures compared to... Read more »

Governor’s Budget Deprives Vital Care to Autistic Kids on Medi-Cal

Low-income parents who have children with autism are angry that state lawmakers have passed a budget that will deprive their offspring of vital services to treat... Read more »

Barred from Federal Programs, Many DREAMers May Qualify for Medi-Cal

OXNARD, Calif. – For years, DREAMer Rodrigo Perea, 18, lived under a threatening cloud of deportation. Now, Perea has legal permission to live and work in the... Read more »

New White Memorial Medical Chief of Staff Has Local Roots

Dr. Miguel Martinez was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, but has spent most of his life since the age of three living in the San Gabriel Valley, making him intimately... Read more »

Milestone Reached: A Garden at Every School In Bell Gardens

(Bell Gardens Intermediate Garden Club) An important milestone was recognized at last week’s end of the year garden club celebration at Bell Gardens Intermediate... Read more »

Los Angeles Residents to Vote On City Health Department Proposal

Backers of a ballot initiative to establish a city health department got enough voter signatures to qualify for an election, the Los Angeles City Clerk’s office... Read more »

School Garden Clubs Looking For Funds to Grow

Karen Segura used to eat fast food on a weekly basis and constantly ate snacks when she started the 6th grade at Bell Gardens Intermediate, but like most of the... Read more »

Medicaid Expanded for Former Foster Youth – If They Don’t Leave the State

Under Obamacare, most former foster youth will now remain eligible for Medicaid until age 26 – if they remain in the states they lived in when they aged out of... Read more »

LAUSD to Keep In Classroom Breakfasts

The Los Angeles Unified School District board voted unanimously Tuesday to continue the Breakfast in the Classroom program, which has faced some criticism for cutting... Read more »

Sleep Related Suffication Number One Cause of Accidental Baby Deaths

Over a four-year period, more infants in Los Angeles County died from suffocation due to unsafe sleeping arrangements than all other accidental deaths of children... Read more »

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