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Latino Enrollment Low So Far in Covered California

Latino Enrollment Low So Far in Covered California

Latino lawmakers and health leaders in California are sounding alarms about the state insurance marketplace’s tactics for enrolling Spanish speakers and are urging changes after the recent announcement that fewer than 1,000 had signed up in the health law’s first month. “This is completely unacceptable,” said state Sen. Norma Torres, a [...]

Latinos Live Longer Than Non-Latinos in CA and Nationally

Latinos Live Longer Than Non-Latinos in CA and Nationally

Immigration patterns, assimilation and rising diabetes rates don't explain why Latinos born in the United States live longer than non-Hispanic whites. Ideas on this range from the emphasis on greens and fruits in traditional Latino diets to a reliance of family that may bring more support. Other theories revolve around the reliance of Latinos on [...]