Study Examines Economic Impact of Latino Health Issues
A report from the Health Initiative of the Americas at UC Berkeley finds that many Latino immigrants consume less healthy foods after they arrive in the U.S. That contributes to obesity, a risk factor for diabetes. One in three adult Mexican immigrants diagnosed with diabetes lacks health insurance.
Could Israeli Ingenuity (and Seawater) Help California Slake Its Thirst?
The secret to alleviating California's drought may be found in one of the driest places on earth: Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu inked an agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown last year to encourage the two states to work together on water issues. But Israeli ingenuity in the field of water management and conservation is already sprinkling into Southern California.