Healthcare


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Florida GOP Lawmakers Refuse to Expand Medicaid. This Is How It Hurts Latinos.

A recent study shows a correlation between the lack of Medicaid expansion and healthcare inequalities in low-income communities, particularly among Latinos.

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This Is Why Josh Weil Is Running to ‘Retire Marco Rubio’

Running against the Republican incumbent, the math and science teacher from Orlando has a clear plan of action to build systems that help Floridians and promises to work only "for the people."

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What Biden’s American Rescue Plan Means for Your Healthcare Coverage

With the president's expansions of the Affordable Care Act, nearly 730,000 uninsured Latinos in the US, many of them in Florida, will be newly eligible to save money on healthcare coverage.

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Johnson & Johnson Single-Dose Vaccine Is 85% Effective Against Severe COVID

“A vaccine that’s inexpensive, that’s a single dose, and that has no cold-chain requirements—that's pretty good,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci.

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UK COVID Variant Has Been Detected in Puerto Rico

At least three cases of the easily spread variant are confirmed. Experts encourage people to continue with safety measures and the vaccination process.

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Puerto Rico Official Wants Supplemental Security Benefits for Thousands of Island Residents

The speaker of the local House of Representatives wants the United States Department of Justice to address a court case that affects over 300,000 Puerto Ricans residing on the island who do not receive the supplementary benefit.

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We Have a Shortage of Latino Doctors. Our Community Is Suffering Because of It.

With some Latinos still on the fence about the COVID-19 vaccine, we need more Latino healthcare professionals who can reassure the community that the vaccine is safe.