Category: The Latest

Category: The Latest

Districts Told Not to Deny Immigrant Students
May 9, 2014 Immigrants, The Latest LPOC Organization

Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. and Education Secretary Arne Duncan issued a strong warning on Thursday to public school districts nationwide not to deny… Continue reading this May 8,

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NIH: New Data Outlines Latino Health Habits
April 9, 2014 The Latest LPOC Organization

A comprehensive health and lifestyle analysis of people from a range of Hispanic/Latino origins shows that this segment of the U.S. population is diverse, not only in ancestry, culture, and

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Arévalo: Tireless Advocate for Underserved
April 9, 2014 Newsmakers, The Latest LPOC Organization

Dr. José Arévalo knows what it’s like to live in a medically underserved community. He grew up in a low-income barrio in San Antonio, where his mother dispensed home remedies to the

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Taking Action for Health Equity
April 9, 2014 Recent Reports, The Latest LPOC Organization

This statement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is about National Minority Health Month in April: Prevention is Power: Taking Action for Health Equity. In

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Nesbitt Talks Telehealth in The New Yorker
April 7, 2014 Newsmakers, The Latest LPOC Organization

In a March edition of The New Yorker, Rena Xu examines the pros and cons of telehealth business models. In her article, “The Doctor Will See You On Screen,” Dr. Thomas

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Latino Health Coverage Soars in California
April 5, 2014 Affordable Care Act, The Latest LPOC Organization

Covered California’s push to reach out to Latinos, a key group, boosts the tally in the final month of health insurance enrollment. Enrollment by Latinos in California’s healthcare insurance exchange

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