Archive for Category: "Health"
New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram and Paul Kleyman Photo: Arsenio I. Jimenez, MD, examines patient at Sacramento’s Molina Medical Clinic. (Courtesy of Molina Healthcare) SACRAMENTO – California became the fifth and largest state this week to win federal approval for a new plan aimed at improving care for almost a half-million of the state’s [...]
DONORS, DOCTORS and DONUTS THURSDAY, MARCH 21 9:00-10:30 A.M. – Community Hospital Auditorium 1720 Termino Avenue, Long Beach CA – Plenty of Free Parking LONG BEACH – In any given year, one out of four adults in the U.S. will suffer from a mental health condition. Community Hospital Long Beach is expanding services over [...]
By Annie Merkley, Long Beach Post Bruised and broken, with trembling hands and a tear-stained face, calling 911 after a rape can be a difficult decision to make. But in Long Beach, there are compassionate and highly trained nurses here to help victims go through the often uncomfortable process of reporting rape. Locally, we have a [...]
New America Media, Video, Min Lee, text: Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 27, 2013 INGLEWOOD, Calif. – For years after she lost her job as a telephone operator in 1992, the only health care 57-year-old Nita Thompson received for the severe asthma she developed at the tail-end of her employment was through the kindness of friends and family members [...]