Category: The Latest

Category: The Latest

California Needs More Latino and Black Nurses
November 18, 2015 Diversity, The Latest LPOC Organization

California needs more Latino and black nurses Allen Temple Baptist Church is buzzing with chatter and upbeat music. On this warm Saturday morning in East Oakland, Calf., the church is

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Cancer still leading cause of death for Latinos
September 22, 2015 The Latest LPOC Organization

Cancer remains the leading cause of death among Hispanics in the U.S., driven in large part by lung malignancies in men and breast tumors in women, a new report finds.

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Californians open to boosting health care for unauthorized immigrants
August 28, 2015 Immigrants, The Latest LPOC Organization

BY CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO ccadelago@sacbee.com California voters’ support for extending health care coverage to people in the state illegally is gaining ground, according to the latest Field Poll. The survey found

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A New Beginning For Hospital and Community
July 9, 2015 Newsmakers, The Latest LPOC Organization

In a changing healthcare landscape, MLK will focus on preventive care. For several decades, King/Drew hospital in South Los Angeles served one of the neediest parts of Los Angeles, treating

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Senate Vote Pushes Bill to Expand Coverage for Undocumented Californians
June 6, 2015 Affordable Care Act, The Latest LPOC Organization

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California State Senate made history today by approving Senate Bill 4 authored by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) to expand coverage to California’s undocumented population. Known

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