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No one in Venancio Martinez’s family had ever had the disease. He remembers feeling relatively good in its early stages and did not feel the need to go to the doctor to check himself regularly.
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ER visits grew an average of 4 percent every year from 2010 to 2016.
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Not knowing how the Affordable Care Act will be changed and the possibility that Congress and President Trump will repeal it without an adequate replacement has many Latinos worried.
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The health insurance co-ops created under Obamacare have largely turned out to be a massive failure. How did so many co-ops run aground so quickly? A look at their short, troubled history.
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The Affordable Care Act establishes national standards for health insurance benefits. Should the standards be different for children than for adults? Here are the lessons that 2012 National Health Journalism Fellow Elaine Korry learned during her reporting for The California Report.

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Defeat, resignation and inspiration are the three words that best describe those profiled in the series looking into the challenges Latinos in Orange County face when trying to gain access to health care ....

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Kern County, with similar geography and population to Fresno, decided to enter the new health insurance program called Bridge to Reform. On the way, Kern has stumbled upon many challenges, but for some patients, the program has changed their lives.

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How do you talk to a family about their son's suicide attempt? This was the question I kept asking myself before meeting with the Hernandez family. Their oldest son, Miguel, attempted suicide a few years ago, and they were willing to share their story with me.

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What's being done to prevent suicide among Latino teens in Georgia? Linda Perez investigates for MundoHispanico.

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