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While legal residents have increasingly found insurance coverage through the ACA, the picture remains bleak for the large number of undocumented Korean Americans living in California.
Los índices de mortalidad infantil continúan siendo altos entre los indígenas americanos, a pesar de los programas federales creados específicamente para brindar servicios de salud a esta población. 
Infant mortality rates remain stubbornly high for Native Americans despite federal programs created specifically to provide health services to the indigenous population. 
Si bien los demócratas de California mostraron mayoritariamente un frente unido al otorgar beneficios de salud financiados con fondos de los contribuyentes a los adultos indocumentados entre 19 y 25 años, algunos se quejan de que esta medida es posible a expensas de las necesidades de los ciudadanos
One question going forward is whether more centrist and independent voters will come to share concerns voiced by Republicans in the state.
Los trabajos de bajos salarios en el sector de los grandes almacenes de depósito dejan a muchos trabajadores sin cobertura
En lugares conocidos popularmente como “callejones” o en el área de MacArthur Park es fácil encontrar alternativas a los medicamentos con receta. Los clientes son habitualmente personas que no pueden comprar los medicamentos recetados debido a los altos precios y/o la falta de seguro médico.
Si bien la vasta mayoría de las personas en situación de calle cumple con los requisitos para recibir Medi-Cal, muchas no se inscriben en el programa ni reciben la atención médica que necesitan
Although the vast majority of individuals experiencing homelessness qualify for Medi-Cal, many fail to enroll and go without the care they need
There are 22 bills before the state's Legislature this year that aim to make health care more affordable and accessible. Here's what they would do.

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In ethnic minority communities in particular, mental illness is a serious problem since stigma... more »
posted 03/08/16

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In many Asian communities, mental illness remains mired in stigma. A reporter in Orange County, Calif. explores how members of Korean, Vietnamese and Arab communities are affected by this barrier to care.
Zuher Belal put a black pencil on the rectangular piece of paper stretched out on a table. The 21-year-old native of Syria drew a Muslim man with arms outstretched in prayer. Then, he drew an airplane dropping a bomb.
“The word we use for mental illness in Vietnamese is ‘crazy,’” Lanie Tran said. “If you’re a Buddhist, you believe you or your family members did something wrong in a previous birth. If you’re Catholic, you believe God is punishing you for something you did that was mean or wrong.”

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