Author: Melissa Anderson

Women’s Health Program Still Needs Help Post-ACA

When one young mother delivered her daughter via C-section at Natividad Medical Center in 2006, her physician discovered moderate-size fibroid tumors in her uterus and advised her to have them removed. But Onix Herrera, a working mother with no health insurance, couldn’t afford the $3,000 down payment required for what is considered an elective surgery. Instead she lived for four years as the tumors grew.

Summer Camp Helps Teens Focus on Future College Plans

No one in Victoria Jimenez’ family has gone to college. The incoming freshman, who will attend Alisal High School in Salinas in the fall, hadn’t really considered college as an option. Her perspective changed this summer, when she attended a one-week camp at California State University, Monterey Bay, run by Girls, Inc. of the Central Coast.

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