Archive for Category: "Health"
Jeffrey Young More than 1 in 5 Americans under age 65 had problems paying medical bills in 2011, and the burden disproportionately fell on the poor, the uninsured and those on government health care programs, according to survey findings released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tuesday. Read more at Huffington Post
Letisha White, The kNOw In a modern society, there are several difficulties. Along with the murders and diseases, obesity ranks as one of the chief problems in today’s communities. Childhood obesity is very serious and it seems as if nobody wants to take responsibility for it. There has been plenty of controversy of who [...]
New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet SAN FRANCISCO — 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 care. Advocates emphasize that because many former foster youth fail to access Medicaid once [...]
A core part of The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities 10-year initiative is a commitment to improve the health and well-being of boys and men of color. Too many young people of color in California face barriers on the way to adulthood. They are growing up in communities marked by poverty, violence, lack of [...]