New CDC data suggests teens are smoking fewer cigarettes than ever before, and even vaping is on the decline. But other studies – and teens themselves – suggest adolescents may be swapping tobacco for marijuana.
El proyecto de salud del Senado podría ayudar a algunos jóvenes reduciendo el costo de sus primas, pero podría perjudicar a otros que lograron tener cobertura a través de una expansión masiva del Medicaid.
Provisions in the Senate’s “repeal and replace” bill could help some young adults by lowering the cost of premiums but could hurt others who gained insurance through a massive expansion to Medicaid.
Political leaders, medical providers and consumer advocates say the Senate bill, like its counterpart in the House, could put health care out of reach for millions of Golden State residents.
Visits have surged 75 percent over five years. Obamacare proponents had argued that expanded health care coverage would reduce the use of emergency rooms.
A forum for Asian immigrants in Oakland draws a crowd so large some attendees had to be seated in an overflow room. Many immigrants are eager for information relevant to them as changes to the health care system are debated in Washington.