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How to reach the remaining 6 percent uninsured in 2019

Friday, December 12th, 2014

By the end of 2019, CalSIM estimates the state’s uninsured population could drop to about 6 percent of the population, or 2.5 million of the state’s projected 40 million residents, according to a story in Reporting on Health.

Lucien Wulsin, a Center faculty associate and executive director of Insured the Uninsured Project, said … [ Read full post ]

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Limited reception for “mobile health” in rural California

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

In rural California, doctors and other medical providers are few, and residents often drive hours just to get a checkup, according to a story in the Los Angeles Times. The story cites a Center study coauthored by Steven Wallace about the higher incidence of obesity, chronic disease and falls among older adults in rural … [ Read full post ]

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PBS screenings: Data and Long Beach’s Cambodia Town

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

A new segment in the PBS series “America by the Numbers with Maria Hinojosa” titled Pass or Fail in Cambodia Town will be previewed at The California Endowment Center in Los Angeles tonight at 6:30 p.m.

Associate Center Director Ninez Ponce will be part of the panel discussion on how under-represented communities such as Cambodian … [ Read full post ]

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Nov. 5 AskCHIS (Online) Workshop: Assessing the mental health needs of Californians

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Join the UCLA’s Health DATA program on November 5th for a highly interactive 2-hour online training that uses data from the California Health Interview Survey to examine specific behavioral health and mental health services, conditions and risk factors in California.  The training will teach users how to locate and analyze data on mental health that … [ Read full post ]

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Report: Mexican immigrants in the U.S., A 10-year perspective

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

migrationandhealth_150pxThe more youthful Mexican population in the U.S. — both immigrant and U.S.-born — is offsetting the graying of the country’s workforce, according to a new report, co-authored by the Center’s Steven Wallace. The report finds that while more Mexican immigrants have benefited from recent health reforms such as the Affordable Care Act, … [ Read full post ]

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California Health Interview Survey at Philippine Festival

Monday, October 6th, 2014

CHIS at the Philippine Arts and Cultural Festival, from left: Celeste Peralta, Carlo Cariño and Ninez Ponce.

Associate Director Ninez Ponce, CHIS Data Access Coordinator Carlo Cariño and Communications Assistant Celeste Peralta braved temperatures in the upper 90s and represented the Center at the Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture at Grand Park in Los Angeles on Oct 4 and 5.

During the most recent survey cycle, CHIS  conducted interviews in … [ Read full post ]

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