The organization Health Care for America Now (HCAN) recently hosted a webinar/conference call to grass roots organizations across America. The emphasis was on how citizens can contact their congressional representatives and convey their messages to the Super Committee. There were over 800
Tucked into the Affordable Health Care Act signed into law last year by President Obama was a little-known but potentially significant option for states that allows the offering of basic health plans – quality coverage for as little as $30 per month – to low-income families and legal immigrants.
The fast food chain McDonald’s last week announced nutritional changes to its menu intended to provide healthier options.
“Right now, America is having important conversations about childhood obesity, well-being and healthy choices and I’m proud that McDonald’s is engaged in those conversations,” Jan Field, president of McDonald’s USA, said in a statement.
I’m a native Angeleno, born and raised in Los Angeles County, and there is a very serious issue affecting our community that we must address. California is experiencing the worst epidemic of whooping cough in 60 years. I am concerned for my family, our community and myself.