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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Learn Spanish » Advanced Audio Blog #31 - Chamanes (Mexico)

Learn Spanish » Advanced Audio Blog #31 - Chamanes (Mexico)



Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! In today's audio blog, we'll learn all about the age-old tradition of Shamanism in Mexico! Did you know that even today this ancient practice forms part of Mexico's health care system?! That's right. The Advanced Audio blogs at SpanishPod101.com provide a challenging opportunity for students who wish to test their listening comprehension skills. By listening to the monologue and following along on the lesson transcript, you can learn to associate the sound of Spanish with the written text. This is a great way to get used to hearing Spanish!




Sunday, December 14, 2014

Health Law Hurts Some Free Clinics - WSJ

Health Law Hurts Some Free Clinics - WSJ



But the closures have irked some patients and left pockets of uninsured people not covered by the law with fewer venues for care. Some of the roughly 1,200 U.S. free and charity clinics are struggling with a drop in funding because donors believe there is no longer a need for free or low-cost care in the wake of the health law. That is making it particularly difficult for clinics that still report strong demand, especially in states that didn’t expand Medicaid.






Francisco Fuentes on Twitter: "Havana before and after Socialism. The same street but 55 years later http://t.co/UCamkHgkAR"

Francisco Fuentes on Twitter: "Havana before and after Socialism. The same street but 55 years later http://t.co/UCamkHgkAR"

North Korea's disappeared: regime 'performs experiments on disabled people before leaving them to die' - Telegraph

North Korea's disappeared: regime 'performs experiments on disabled people before leaving them to die' - Telegraph

Senate Passes The Cromnibus: Here Is Who Voted "No" And What It Actually Contains | Zero Hedge

Senate Passes The Cromnibus: Here Is Who Voted "No" And What It Actually Contains | Zero Hedge



The bill also doesn’t include funding for high-speed rail, for the Obama administration’s “Race to the Top” education program and for the International Monetary Fund.






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