Young people vs. STDs

The way young people feel about sexual relations is very different to how their parents and grandparents used to feel. This is something that has impacted our society due to the consequences suffered by its members, even reaching a “devastating pandemic of young people with STDs that needs to be stopped,” as stated by the […]

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Depression in undocumented immigrants

Feeling desperate as an undocumented person in the country, last year Maria Hernandez tried to end her life by slashing her wrists. The 22-year-old survived her attempted suicide, but she has not overcome her depression.    “My emotional issues began when I felt that I couldn’t talk to anyone about my immigration status. I had […]

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“MEDICARE FOR ALL” GAINS MOMENTUM

In the wake of the Republican failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act, leading figures in the progressive wing of the Democratic Party are rallying behind a single-payer health insurance and a raft of other bold reforms. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced he would introduce a new simple and commonsense alternative Medicare for All bill in […]

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14M WOULD LOSE COVERAGE UNDER REPUBLICAN HEALTH BILL

Nonpartisan analysts on March 13 projected that 14 million people would lose coverage next year under the House bill dismantling former President Barack Obama’s health care law. Monday’s estimate by the Congressional Budget Office says the number of uninsured would grow to 24 million by 2026. The projections give fuel to opponents who warn the […]

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Love Never Gets Old – Even at 100

LA OPINION/NEW AMERICA MEDIA , NEWS FEATURE, FRANCISCO CASTRO LOS ANGELES – After simply saying “Hi” and looking at each other from afar for some years, Rudy Calderon finally stood up, gave a hug and kiss to Christina Reed on their birthday. The celebration was mutual. The two share the same day – March 18. […]

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