Southern California patients uneasy about future of health care after Senate bill fails
Across Southern California on Tuesday, July 18, patients, doctors and insurance experts reacted to the collapse of a Senate bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act with a mixture of relief, worry and calls for a bipartisan solution.
CHCI 40th Anniversary Gala to Honor Hamilton Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and AltaMed
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) and its Chair Congressman Joaquín Castro announced that Lin-Manuel Miranda and Cástulo de la Rocha will each receive a CHCI Medallion of Excellence award at the upcoming CHCI 40th Anniversary Awards Gala in the nation’s capital on Wednesday, September 13.
The 12th Annual 'East LA Meets Napa & La Rioja' Food and Wine
AltaMed Health Services, the largest independent Federally Qualified Community Health Center in the U.S., proudly presents its signature food and wine festivals in Southern California: the 12th annual East LA Meets Napa & La Rioja event at L.A. LIVE, at 7-10 p.m. on Friday, July 28, and the 3rd annual OC Meets Napa & Mexico event at Mission San Juan Capistrano, from 7-10 p.m
USC Doctors Return to East LA to Combat Mental Health Issues
For University of Southern California colleagues Drs. William Vega and Maria Aranda, their stories began at the same place, White Memorial Hospital in east Los Angeles where they both entered the world.
25th annual Duck-a-Thon scheduled for this weekend
The 25th annual Duck-a-Thon, supporting the nonprofit Huntington Beach Alta Med community clinic – which provides medical and dental care to uninsured and underserved communities – kicks off with three days of events this weekend.
Republicans in the U.S. Congress are working to overhaul the nation's health care laws in their effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, considered by some to be one of former President Barack Obama's most significant legislative achievements.
Two medical students tackle the task of changing the world
For some medical students, changing the world can't wait until after graduation. That's the case for Richard Morgan and Edgar Corona, students at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine who started working on this mission even before adding M.D. to their names.