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UCLA Center for Health Policy Research experts and research are featured in hundreds of media outlets each year, on topics ranging from the impact of COVID-19 on health and health access to social determinants of health among vulnerable populations to proposals for "Medicare For All."

Recent News Articles featuring Center expertise include:

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NOV. 2021
​Medical Xpress ​Nearly half of California caregivers experienced financial stress during 2020
​Sacramento Bee A California study asked 2,000 immigrants about discrimination. Here’s what it found
​La Opinión ​‘La política de inmigración es política de salud’ indican hojas informativas de estudio
​Newswise ​Californians Willing to Adhere to Safety Guidelines on COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing, Study Finds
​California Healthline Your Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs Need Not Be a Mystery
Healthy Hispanic Living Mental health needs might not be met among California's Latino and Asian communities
​Los Angeles Times Not all the unvaccinated are diehards, but the ‘wait and see’ crowd is shrinking
​Medium ​In UCLA survey, most California Latino, Asian immigrants perceive racial discrimination at work
​Desert Sun Open enrollment for health insurance begins Nov. 1. Here's what you need to know
​Capital Public Radio ​Covered California enrollment starts with extra federal boost for low and middle-income families
OCT. 2021
UCLA Newsroom
Ninez Ponce featured at White House event for Filipino American History Month
​New York Times Whether Free, Affordable or Pricey, Testing Requirements Can Include a Headache
AMA Wire
Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and Concepts glossary
​Associated Press Online
Triple P Positive Parenting Program Shows Emotional resilience is Key for Children Feeling Stress from Oil Spill and a Return to School
​Yuba.net
New Report Exposes Strengths and Limitations of Area-Based Social Indices as Tools for Advancing Equity
​Newswise ​UCI-led study projects health insurance and population growth rates among undocumented Latino immigrants with an eye toward health equity
​Medical Xpress ​Women are not receiving needed mental health care through state's public programs
​All In Podcast Data for Community Health Podcast: Dr. Ninez Ponce Discusses Data Visibility in the Nation's Largest State Health Survey
​Times-Standard ​Public health officials urge flu vaccinations to ease impacts to local hospitals
​KNCO COVID Fatigue Highest Among The Unvaccinated
​Capital & Main California’s Health Care Gaps Skyrocketed Along Racial Lines in 2020
SEPT. 2021
​Daily Bruin ​A breakdown of Texas' most recent abortion law
​State of Reform ​A record 94% of Californians had health insurance coverage in 2020, but access issues persist
​KFI-AM  ​State Health Survey Shows Decrease in Check-Ups in 2020 Due to Pandemic
​Science News Data collection, reporting gaps harm Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander health, UCI-led study says
​KQED-FM ​'Whole Person Care': A Major Shift in Medi-Cal's Scope Targets Those Most in Need
​MedCity News ​CMS suspends enrollment in UnitedHealthcare, Anthem MA plans
​USA Today ​Official count of coronavirus toll in nursing homes likely missed 16,000 deaths; 68,000 cases
​Los Angeles Times ​Column: Adding dental coverage to Medicare makes a lot of sense — except to dentists
​Daily Bruin UCLA studies find that Latinx, Asian communities face unmet mental health needs
​Los Angeles Times California prepares to spend billions on Medi-Cal services for homeless people and others
AUGUST 2021
​Daily Bruin UCLA-led study finds medical debt disproportionately affects lower-income areas
​AARP ​Minorities Spend Less on Health Care Than Whites
​Bay Area Reporter ​Super. Human. The Lavender Tube on the Paralympic Games
​Los Angeles Times ​Column: Coronavirus tests are supposed to be free. But there’s a nasty loophole in the law
​Bloomberg.com ​Stop Viewing Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders as a Monolith
​Daily Bruin UCLA study finds even short-term vaping poses significant risk to health
​Times of San Diego Study: Vaccine Distrust Abounds Over Safety Questions – and That Was Before COVID-19
​California Health Care Foundation Blog California Poised for Major Expansion of Community Health Workers
Yuba.net A possible case of pandemic fatigue: Californians report slightly lower rates of following certain safety guidelines as COVID-19 rates declined
​ABC News Addressing vaccine fears as Latinos fall behind in COVID-19 vaccinations
​Philippine Daily Inquirer U.S. health care relies on Filipinos but flawed data-gathering blurs their needs
​KFI AM 640 UCLA Survey: Adherence to Safety Measures Dropped Slightly in May 
​Fresno Bee/Vida en el Valle Local groups jazzed about electric car donations
​Easy Reader & Peninsula Beach Cities Health District Seeks Community Input About Health
JULY 2021
​Deadline California Public Mask Mandate Support Rises As Covid Cases Make Biggest One-Day Jump In 5 Months
​CalMatters Commentary: COVID-19 roaring back, forcing Newsom to act
​Medical Xpress Mental health needs might not be met among California's Latino and Asian communities
​LAist Half of Californians With No Plan to Vaccinate Are Still Making Plans to Mingle
​Fox 11 COVID-19 Cases surge across Southern California
​Pasadena Star-News ​1 in 5 ignore COVID guidelines in California
​Los Angeles Daily News LA County reports uptick in nursing home cases, as coronavirus numbers continue to rise
​Sacramento Bee Will your family doctor start giving COVID vaccines? A new California effort encourages it
​Center for Health Journalism ​Filipino Americans have been devastated by COVID-19, but the lack of data remains a problem
​UCLA Newsroom Steven Wallace recognized posthumously by National Council on Aging
​The Whittier Daily News ​California allocates $156 million to combat anti-Asian hate
​Health Affairs Podcast: An Aging Immigrant Population and the Health Policy Questions It Raises
​The Oakland Press ​Where older adults are most financially insecure
​UCLA Public Health Magazine ​Holding the Door Open: Profile of Gerald Kominski
​UCLA Public Health Magazine Remembering Dr. Steve Wallace
​News Medical Life Sciences ​Aging immigrant population in the United States poses health policy challenges
​Health Affairs Funders’ Efforts To Improve Health Of Immigrants
​Capital Pubic Radio ​California To Provide Health Insurance For Undocumented Residents Over 50 Following Toll Of COVID-19
JUNE 2021
​NBC News ​To address Filipino American health disparities in future, experts look to past inequality
​CalMatters Equity depends on collecting data by ethnicity
Dentistry Today UCLA Identifies Primary Barriers to Dental Care in California
​California Health Report Opinion: We Need Clear, Fact-Based Guidance to Recover from Trump’s Public Charge Rule
CalMatters California Fought Texas Over Obamacare and Won: Here’s Why it Matters
​The Bakersfield Californian ​Immigrants crucial to vaccinating US, but gaps remain
​Los Angeles Daily News LA City Council to support assault-weapon ban with amicus brief for state appeal
​Hanford Sentinel Diabetes education now available via telehealth
​CalMatters ​Will psychedelics become legal in California?
​The Business Journal Hanford Doctor Creates Telehealth Program for Diabetes Patients
​Pride Source ​Finding Resources for Disabled LGBTQ+ People in Michigan Is Difficult. It Shouldn’t Have to Be.
​NBC News Filipino American nurses, reflecting on disproportionate Covid toll, look ahead
​Newswise UCLA Model Identifies Neighborhoods That Should Have Priorities as Re-Opening Begins
MAY 2021
​Daily Bruin UCLA-led study finds medical costs for pediatric gunshot injuries have increased
​Health Affairs New Commission To Tackle How National Health Data Are Collected, Shared, And Used
​U.S. News & World Report ​Research into Asian American health doesn't always reflect their diversity
​State of Reform ​UCLA report provides close look at state’s Whole Person Care pilot health program
​Medical Life Sciences ​New publication details strengths and weaknesses of the U.S. health insurance system
​Scientific American Opinion: COVID's Outsized Impact on Asian Americans Is Being Ignored
​Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy Teen exercise drops during COVID-19 stay-at-home orders
​Health Affairs ​Funders Continue COVID-19 Fight In Varied Ways
​KMJ NOW ​4 Things You Are Doing That Put 10 Years on Your Life
​Daily Bruin ​Steven Wallace remembered for public health research, care for his students
APRIL 2021
​World Journal ​Worries affect 25% of low-income people who are naturalized in California to avoid benefits
​Daily Bruin Students, faculty anticipate return to campus as vaccine rollout continues
​UCLA Newsroom Breaking down barriers to care for metastatic breast cancer patients
​Bay Area Reporter SF housing advocates work to address disparities for BIPOC, LGBTQ seniors
​Daily Bruin UCLA faculty, student discuss effectiveness of Biden's plan to curb gun violence
​State of Reform ​ARP subsidies projected to help over 1.6 million Californians
Newswise​ When Immigrant Policies are Decriminalized, Babies are Born Healthier
Civil Eats​ ​‘Model Minority’ Stereotype Obscures the Food Insecurity Asian Americans Face
​CityWatch ​The Echo Park Lake Displacement: Just Plain Wrong
UCLA Health Seeing gun violence as a public health issue
MARCH 2021
Capital & Main​ ​Los Angeles Faces Familiar Virus Challenges As It Enters Orange Tier
UCLA Magazine​ ​A COVID Crisis Comes to Light
​Sacramento Bee ​California to expand vaccine eligibility to all adults next month, starting with people over 50
​KCET-TV Disaggregation for Health Equity: Shedding Light on COVID-19’s Impact on the Filipinx Community
Stat​ ​Undocumented immigrants sought far less health care after Trump launched his campaign, new study shows 
Panay News​ ​It's not only access, it's also money
Daily Bruin​ ​Politics In Your Eyes | Health Policy
​Healthcare Innovation Snapshot of San Joaquin Valley Captures Pivotal Role of FQHCs
​KFI-AM Study: 1 in 4 Immigrants in CA Shun Public Assistance, Fear Consequences​
WFMZ-TV​ ​The American Diabetes Association & Walmart Partner in Demanding, Creating, and Ensuring Health Equity Now
​​Daily Bruin Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic on Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Telemundo Estudio: 1 de cada 4 inmigrantes evita ayuda pública por temor a consecuencias en California
Deadline Detroit​ Dr. Joel Kahn: Managing Stress With Breath In These Challenging Times
​EdSource.org ​This moment calls for radical care for all our children
FEB. 2021
Seattle Times​ To fight COVID-19 with vaccines, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in Washington first need to be seen
UCLA Newsroom​ Q&A: How public health research can shape inclusive immigration policies
​AJPH Editorial ​A Window of Opportunity Is Opening to Improve Immigrant Health: A Research and Practice Agenda
​Capital & Main Missteps in L.A.’s Pandemic Response Left Disadvantaged Communities Behind
Newsweek​ ​Are White 'Vaccine Chasers' the Reason People of Color Aren't Getting Their COVID-19 Shots? 
California Healthline​ ​New Single-Payer Bill Intensifies Newsom’s Political Peril
The American Independent​ Violence against Asian Americans is on the rise. What's being done to stop it?
Rafu Shimpo​ UCLA CHPR Releases COVID-19 Specialized Data for API Groups
The Windy City Times​ ​Among California Latinx, older LGBs more likely than straight peers to have stress
Phys.org​ ​Look beyond geography to identify smaller at-risk groups for pandemic relief, study suggests
​KPBS Teen Mental Health
mynewsLA.com​ UCLA: Asian and Pacific Islander Groups Report COVID-19 Hate Incidents
​Mirage ​Want to improve care for breast cancer patients? Listen to what they say on Twitter
KCET​-TV Santa Ana Activists Argue More Green Space and Affordable Housing is Key to Fighting Pandemic’s Spread
JAN. 2021
Chico Enterprise-Record​ ​Suicides in youth, young adults on the rise in Butte County
Capital Public Radio Technical Glitches Keep Newsom’s Dream of High-Tech Government on Hold
Yuba.net​ Nearly half of California adolescents report mental health difficulties, UCLA CHPR study finds
Center for Health Journalism​ ​Here's what 8 top health policy voices say Biden should do this year
KFI-AM​ UCLA Study Shows Link between Cost-Related Moves and Unmet Medical Needs
​Mental Health Weekly California governor: COVID‐19's effects demand major MH response
​The New York Times ​'It's Starting Again': Why Filipino Nurses Dread the Second Wave
​KPFA FM ​The coronavirus variant & LA's COVID-19 epidemic
​Los Angeles Times Whole Foods CEO says we can lower healthcare costs by not getting sick
​Medical Marketing + Media ​Haven closes doors three years after announcing goal of 'disrupting healthcare'
​CNBC Whole Foods CEO John Mackey: The ‘best solution’ is to not need health care and for Americans to change how they eat and live
DEC. 2020
​Times of San Diego Study: People Forced From Housing by Hardship Less Likely to Obtain Medical Care
​Scientific American ​Kidney Dialysis Is a Booming Business—Is It Also a Rigged One?
​KNX News Radio ​Coalition of LA-area unions call for strict 4-week countywide lockdown to control COVID-19 surge
​NBC Southern California ​Nearly 4 Out of 5 LA County Residents Willing to Get COVID-19 Vaccine, UCLA Survey Says
​Bay Area Reporter Editorial: CA risks LGBTQ residents' health
​MyNewsLA.com Most Los Angeles County Residents Willing To Get Vaccine
​Vox ​How Pacific Islanders have been left to fend for themselves in the pandemic
mynewsLA.com
​UCLA Researchers Awarded Grant to Study Medicaid COVID-19 Response
​San Francisco News ​San Francisco Smoking Ban Fails After Another Vote
NOV. 2020
​Seattle Times Creating community connections during a time of unprecedented separation
​KFI-AM 640 UCLA Study Hones in On Who's Most Vulnerable to COVID-19, Who Needs Help​
​Our Weekly ​Seniors have the tools to continue navigating the pandemic
​Capital Public Radio
Filipino Population Is High-Risk For COVID-19, But Very Little Data On The Community’s Outcomes Exist​
​Medical Xpress Model ID's neighborhoods that should have priority for vaccine, other COVID-19 help
​San Francisco News ​Proposal Prohibiting Smoking In Apartments Introduced In SF
​Yubanet.com ​UCLA report calls for easier access to data on American Indians’ and Alaska Natives’ health
​LAist ​California Could Lose Billions If The Affordable Care Act Is Overturned
​California Healthline ​California’s Progressive — and Expensive — Health Care Ambitions Rely on Biden Win
​EdSource How P.E. teachers are trying to get students off the couch during the pandemic
​CalMatters What’s at stake for California if Obamacare is overturned, explained
​Mercury News What will a Biden presidency mean for California? A lot fewer lawsuits, for one
​The Sun ​Pediatric disease doctor trains others in rare specialty
Reuters Analysis: Bidencare or Trumpcare? Health plans will affect the U.S. economy differently
​KTVU-TV Seniors facing hunger see improved CalFresh, expanded local aid
OCT. 2020
​Philadelphia Tribune ​Diabetic amputations a 'shameful metric' of inadequate care
​Rafu Shimpo UCLA Health Survey: Whether Californians Vote May Hinge on Race, Ethnicity
​Vida Newspaper Latinos who consistently use social media are more prone to distress​
​Yahoo Noticias ​Latinos que usan constantemente medios sociales son más propensos a angustia
​NBC LA Survey Says 10 Million Eligible California Voters Don't Vote Or Sometimes Vote
​Capital Public Radio
App-Based Companies Pushing Prop. 22 Say Drivers Will Get Health Benefits. Will They?
Health.com​ ​Election 2020: Where Trump and Biden Stand on COVID-19, Reproductive Rights, and Other Health Issues
​Elemental What the Election Means for Health Equity
​San Diego Union-Tribune Downtown center that once provided activities for seniors in need largely quiet during COVID-19 era​
​NBC News ​Why the Asian American Covid data picture is so incomplete
​CalMatters ​Elderly day labor workers most affected by pandemic
​Marketplace ​For seniors on Medicare, there are new offerings that may be appealing during COVID-19
​Medical Xpress ​Non-obese Vietnamese Americans are 60% more likely to have diabetes
​Telemundo A los latinos de la tercera edad en California no les alcanza con lo que tienen para vivir​
​La Opinión  ​Day laborers of legal age, the most affected by the pandemic
​KPCC Economic equity and paving a path forward (24:35 minute mark)​
​Minnesota Public Radio The Supreme Court and the future of the Affordable Care Act
LAist​ ​Under California's COVID 'Equity Metric,' LA Must Focus On Hard-Hit Areas To Move Closer To Reopening
​KPCC Hundreds of thousands of older Californians are economically insecure
​Mirage News ​Number of Californians with mental health distress sharply increased from 2014 to 2018
​Sierra Sun-Times UCLA Researchers Find Number of Californians with Mental Health Distress Sharply Increased from 2014 to 2018 - Study Finds the Trend Was Especially Pronounced Among 18- to 24-Year-Olds
SEPT. 2020
​L.A. Watts Times Racial and Ethnic Groups' Finances Hit Hardest by COVID-19
​KABC   ​CA Governor Newsom Gets Flu Shot During Briefing
​KPCC The healthier you are the more likely you are to vote​
​KNCO   Voters are healthier, smarter, and richer
​Univision Los alcances de la reactivación de la regla de carga pública para todos los trámites, incluida la residencia
​Sacramento Bee More than 1,000 reports of anti-Asian racism in California since March, data show
​Times of San Diego ​Study: Citizens in Good Health, Living in Safer Neighborhoods More Likely To Vote
​Patch.com UCLA Study: Healthy, Less Stressed Adults More Likely To Vote
​mynewsLA.com  ​Study: Adults in Good Health More Likely to Vote
​Herald Mail Media More than 1,000 reports of anti-Asian racism in California since March, data show
​Factcheck.org ​Conspiracy theorist ‘hoax pandemic’ video goes viral despite Facebook ban
​Medical Xpress ​Dashboard reveals COVID-19's impact on Californians' jobs, mental health
​State of Reform UCLA releases preliminary results of California Health Interview Survey
​San Diego Union-Tribune ​Commentary: Insist on better U.S. nutrition guidelines or Latinos will keep bearing the brunt of health crises
​Telemundo Latinos entre los más afectados económicamente debido a la pandemia
​UCLA Newsroom ​Dashboard reveals COVID-19’s impact on Californians’ jobs, mental health
​BizWest BizWest Podcast, September 4, 2020: Recapping the BizWest 500 & How COVID may hold down healthcare premiums​
​NBC Southern California Black and Latinos' Finances Hit the Hardest by COVID-19, UCLA Survey Finds
​Mendocino Voice ​Community gatherings offer healing for emotional wounds after disasters: Hidden Epidemics, Part Two
​Medscape ​High Mortality Rates Reported in Large COVID-19 Study
AUG. 2020
23ABC News Resident creates Bakersfield's Biggest Loser competition to help fight "COVID-15"​
​Daily Bruin ​Earlier census deadline may underrepresent low-income individuals, people of color
​Health Affairs ​Count Native Hawaiian And Pacific Islanders In COVID-19 Data—It’s An OMB Mandate
​The Daily Bruin ​The Quad: The current state of the USPS and how changes will impact voting in Nov.
​MEL Magazine How the Hell Did We End up With the Absurdly Expensive COBRA Health Insurance Law?
​Medical Xpress Q&A: COVID-19 exposes how Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders face stark health care disparities​
​The Center for Public Integrity Community gatherings offer healing for emotional wounds after disasters​
​UCLA Newsroom ​COVID-19 exposes how Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders face stark health care disparities
​KPCC UCLA receives grant to study gun violence​
​The Washington Post Coronavirus update: California surpasses 10,000 deaths as Trump signs economic relief orders
​Philanthropy News Digest ​National Collaborative awards $7.5 million for gun policy research
​​JULY 2020
​Santa Barbara Independent CAC’s Senior Nutrition Program Provides Healthy Food for Healthier Lives
Becker's Dental Review
Significant oral health access disparities affect low-income Californians, study finds
El País La pandemia entra en territorio desconocido en Estados Unidos
​YubaNet ​Study shows large gaps in access to oral health care for poorest Californians
​Sacramento Bee Latinos are more likely to get COVID-19 and diabetes. What does the combination mean for health?​
​Newswise ​Measuring progress in diversity in the health services and policy research field
​Sacramento Bee Fact check: Are California hospitals over-counting coronavirus patients?
​U.S News & World Report Marijuana, E-Cigarettes Enticing More Young Adults
​The Guardian ​‘They feel invincible’: how California’s coronavirus plan went wrong
​Yahoo Money A 'flaw' in Obamacare is costing some Americans thousands of dollars per year
​NBC Southern California ​UCLA Study Shows Surge in Vaping, Marijuana Use Among Young Adults
Medical Xpress Study shows surge in e-cigarette and marijuana use among state's young adults
JUNE 2020
​UCLA Newsroom ​Q&A with Kathryn O'Neill: Why the LGBT community is at greater risk from COVID-19
Los Cerritos News ​Landlords Enjoy the Financial Benefits
​Bloomberg Law News ​High Court Saves Jobs of ‘Dreamers’ on Pandemic’s Frontlines
​The Sacramento Bee California hospitals suffer massive losses from fewer patients, major COVID-19 expenses
NBC Los Angeles UCLA Releases COVID-19 Dashboard Tracking Race and Ethnicity
​Religion News Service What Ministers, Rabbis and Imams Preached This Weekend About the George Floyd Protests
MAY 2020
​Medscape ​Long-term Care Work Conditions Pose COVID-19 Risk
KQED '​It Was Hell': When Both Parents Get COVID-19
​WGN 9 ​How accurate is Illinois’ count of deaths caused by coronavirus? We asked the experts
​The Guardian 'The disease is ripping through': why coronavirus is devastating California's Pacific Islanders
​LAist ​LA's Nursing Homes Serving Black And Brown Patients Are Hardest Hit By Coronavirus. What's Going On?
​WGN 720  ​Are hospitals over-reporting COVID-19 cases to cash in on government funding?
​USA Today ​Missing data leaves unknowns about who gets tested for COVID-19 in Ventura County
​The Wall Street Journal ​Coronavirus Hits Southern California Harder Than Northern Counties
California Health Report At High Risk From Coronavirus, Undocumented Seniors Fear Seeking Medical Care
​CalMatters Why is the coronavirus deadly for so many blacks in Los Angeles?
​Capital Public Radio ‘Just Be Courteous’ — CapRadio Answers Your Questions About Anxiety, Who To Listen To And What Precautions To Take As The Stay-At-Home Orders Begin to Lift
Daily Bruin ​UCLA must reach out to senior adults as stay-at-home orders exacerbate isolation
​Sacramento Bee ​Empty beds, pay cuts: What happened to local providers as Sacramento ‘crushed the curve’
​CalMatters Track us better: overlooked Pacific Islanders hit hard by coronavirus​
APRIL 2020
​UCLA Newsroom The full picture: Why we need more demographic data on COVID-19
​BBC News ​COVID-19: Job loss and health insurance coverage
​The Hour ​Coronavirus intensifies existing issues for older immigrants
​USA Today ​Fact check: House bill expands stimulus checks to some, not all, undocumented immigrants
​Factcheck.org Hospital Payments and the COVID-19 Death Count
​NBC Los Angeles LA District Attorney Urges Residents to Report Children on 2020 Census
​LAist ​Community Health Clinics Are On The Frontlines, But The Pandemic Is Threatening To Wipe Them Out
​Público La covid-19 desnuda las carencias del sistema de salud privado de EEUU
​Los Angeles Times Janitors and other nonclinical hospital workers feel forgotten in coronavirus battle: ‘They’re terrified’
​KSRO 103.5 FM Gerald Kominski On the Health Care System post-COVID-19
​Los Angeles Times Coronavirus death rate among Latinos appears low, but experts say the data are thin
​The Pride WeHo’s High COVID-19 Rate​
​El Pais ¿Por qué el coronavirus no está afectando igual a California y a Nueva York?​
​Sierra Sun Times ​COVID-19 More Likely to Impact Smokers and People Exposed to Secondhand Smoke, Report Finds
​MARCH 2020
​The Guardian 'I have a broken heart': Trump policy has immigrants backing away from healthcare amid crisis
​Los Angeles Times Financially strained and low on supplies, community clinics help fight the coronavirus
​Sacramento Bee UC Davis Med Center employees infected with coronavirus. Hospital expects ‘many more’
​The Washington Post ​Trump has no qualms about calling coronavirus the ‘Chinese Virus.’ That’s a dangerous attitude, experts say
​AARP What Will Getting Coronavirus Treatment Cost You?
​Capital Public Radio ​‘This Too Shall Pass’ — But Until Then, CapRadio Answers Your Questions About Seniors And COVID-19
Kaiser Health News Some hospitals Continue With Elective Surgeries Despite COVID-19 Crisis
Senior Living Study Finds 'digital divide' with internet use among older adults​
Yahoo Finance The Supreme Court will consider Obamacare's constitutionality - and the outcome could bring 'total chaos'
Daily Bruin Study shows aggregated data conceals Asian American subgroup health problems
TPM How are you gonna pay for that? Crisis leaves rural health care unprepared for COVID outbreak.
FEB. 2020
NPR As Out-Of-Pocket Health Costs Rise, Insured Adults Are Seeking Less Primary Care
Ventura County Star County Community colleges get $500k to expand student mental health services
The Guardian Will they take my kids away?: the immigrants refusing food aid amid Trump crackdown
Los Angeles Times Column: $32 trillion for 'Medicare for all'? It's a bargain
JAN. 2020
The Fresno Bee Many Californians can't afford health insurance. Will 2020 reforms provide relief?
Your Central Valley Healthcare expansion to undocumented young adults affects around 1,600 people in Fresno
Vox The answer to America's health care cost problem might be in Maryland
California Healthline Despite New Doubts, 'Hotspotting' Help For Heavy Health Care Users Marches On
OC Register Foot care and eyeglasses, Medi-Cal benefits eliminated years ago, are back
CalMatters U.S Supreme Court sides with Trump against immigrants + Twists and turns in primary politics
DEC. 2019

The Sacramento Bee Got health coverage through Covered California? We want to hear about your experience
​The Los Angeles Times ​Californians with no health insurance face penalties. Not everyone has to pay
​UCLA Newsroom ER visits did not rise with Medicaid expansion under Affordable Care Act
​The Sacramento Bee ​These Californians say health insurance is expensive, unnecessary. Will new tax credits help?
​The Fresno Bee
​Thousands of undocumented adults in California set to get Medi-Cal, starting Jan. 1

NOV. 2019
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The Sacramento Bee

California public health officials must mitigate increasing STD


UCLA plans to revise smoking policy to prohibit use of marijuana

Faces of modern hunger: Why College students, seniors and immigrants miss out on food stamps

$27 million grant will strengthen effort to increase biomedical workforce diversity


Hundreds of thousands in California miss out on CalFresh food stamps. Here's why

​OCT. 2019
​The Los Angeles Times Column: Medicare for pets - it's not as crazy as you think
​EurekAlert

​Is there evidence of the 'immigrant health paradox' among Arab Americans
​Medical Xpress ​US 'medical tourists' seek cheap health care abroad
​Mental Health Weekly California pilots report inroads in care coordination under Medicaid
​Sentinel News Service Lavar Ball Donates 70,500 Water Bottles To the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
​Fullerton Observer ​If Health Care is a Human Right, Why is it So Hard to Get?
​Health Affairs ​New Evidence Demonstrates that the Public Charge Rule Will Harm Immigrant Families and Others
​Mirage News California program is a good step forward coordinating care for high-needs patients, study finds
​Bonner County Daily Bee ​Can being an immigrant be Hazardous to your health
​The OC Register ​New gig worker law could expand health coverage and cut it

SEPT. 2019

Mirage News Cost, wait time influence choice of healthcare setting for minor illness
Daily Democrat Trump rule change fallout: 'Public charge' policy is having a chilling effect on families of immigrants
​The Mercury News A looming change in immigration policy is spooking Bay Area families
​CalMatters ​Immigrants afraid of Trump's 'public charge' rule are dropping food stamps, Medical
​The Argonaut ​The affordable care act has been a lifeline for homeless and low-income people. A Trump administration lawsuit could leave millions uninsured
​California Healthline Want To Reduce Suicides? Follow The Data - To Medical Offices, Motels And Even Animal Shelters
​Study International ​High Suspension rates impact 'school connectedness'
​Los Angeles Times American's struggles with medical bills are a foreign concept in other countries
​California Health Report ​In a statewide Disparity, More Latino Children Lack Health Insurance
​Science Codex Diabetes nearly doubles for Japanese-Americans
​Phys.org Higher suspension rates are linked to feeling less 'connected' at school

AUG. 2019

Los Angeles Times Seniors facing eviction fear homelessness and isolation as California's housing crisis rolls on
CapRadio New ‘Public Charge’ Rule Targets Immigrant Use Of Health And Nutrition Services
Cal Health Report As Families Drop Health Benefits Over ‘Public Charge’ Rule, Clinics Scramble to Respond
KQED News S.F., Santa Clara First in Nation to Sue Over Trump Rule Targeting Low-Income Immigrants
CalMatters What does President Trump’s latest immigration crackdown mean for California?
Los Angeles Times Trump crackdown on legal immigrants could damage California economy, experts say
Oprah/O Magazine What Is Socialism? And How Is It Different Than Democratic Socialism?
HuffPost Trump’s Immigration Proposals Don’t Need To Happen To Cause Harm. That’s The Point.
Sacramento Bee Fact check: Does Kamala Harris’ healthcare plan ban employer insurance?
JULY 2019
Capital Public Radio Paperwork Woes Keep Some Low-Income Moms And Kids From Enrolling In Medi-Cal. Is An ‘Express Lane’ The Fix?
CBS-2 News LA ICE Raids Threat
Desert Sun 5.2 Million Californians Lack Dental Insurance, Including Many Seniors
Santa Cruz Sentinel Monning's Soda Labeling Bill Stalls in Face of Industry Opposition
The St. Louis American Black and Hispanic Diabetics Twice as Likely as White Diabetics to Undergo Amputation

JAN-JUNE 2019

Snopes.com Do Seniors on Social Security Have to Pay for Medicare While 'Illegal Immigrants' Get It Free?
Kaiser Health News Diabetic Amputations A "Shameful Metric" of Inadequate Care
The OC Register New CalFresh Rules Vastly Expand the Pool of People Eligible for Food Assistance in California
Science Daily For Profit Dialysis Provider Charges Private Insurers 4 Times More than Government Payers
Newsreview Who Will Care for the Elderly?
Dallas News Did Trump's Big Talk, Action on DACA Affect the Health of DACA Beneficiaries?
Capital Public Radio The Waiting Game: When Hospitals Say No, Where Can Uninsured Patients Find Surgery?
Mercury News California's Growing Senior Population by the Numbers
Desert Sun Uninsured Small Businesses Hope for Affordable Health Care Under Governor
Daily Democrat Aging California Seniors Will Need Caregivers, and Family Is First Up - The Coming Wave of Senior Citizens Is Going to Tax Their Families
Penn State News Hospitals May Divert Ambulances to Avoid Treating Certain Patients


OC Register Lack of Dental Insurance Is Often Lost in the Health Care Debate, But It Impacts Millions
Stockton Record ‘He Worries ... and Lives in Panic’: Thousands of SJ Immigrants in Medical Limbo
California Health Report California Budget Restores Adult Medi-Cal Benefits Cut a Decade Ago
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