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How Will the Health Law Impact Coverage for Immigrants?

Posted  October 12, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Non-citizens are three times more likely to be uninsured than U.S.-born residents, although they represent only 20 percent of the nation’s total uninsured. How will the health care reform law will impact this population? Here’s your primer. Continue The U.S. is home to more than 21 million immigrants who are not citizens, and for many of […]

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Arts & Culture

Is There Hope for Soul Food Junkies?

Posted  January 14, 2013  by  WHUT Howard University Television

A new PBS documentary highlights the stark health costs of traditional African-American cuisine. By Andrea King Collier | January 10, 2013 If you are an African-American of a certain age, you know what “soul food” has meant to our culture and history. Each of us has a story to tell about a favorite (or least […]

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Education

Student Loans Are Threatening Older Americans’ Ability to Retire

Posted  June 19, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Former California state government worker Thomas Villalobos, 66, who is currently unemployed, never thought he’d be nearing retirement and still paying off his student loan. But that’s exactly what has happened to him. Villalobos, of Loma Rica, Calif., borrowed $12,000 to attend law school back in 1976. Since then, he has sometimes had to defer […]

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