Veronica Zaragovia

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A Food Festival Celebrates The Rebirth Of Jewish Life In Berlin

Friday, March 24, 2017

The German capital is experiencing growing Jewish immigration, despite a rise in anti-Semitism. Organizers of the city's first Jewish food festival are hoping it can help foster unity and pride.


Coming Soon To A Tortilla Near You: A Vitamin To Prevent Birth Defects

Friday, April 15, 2016

The FDA says tacos, tamales and other foods made with corn masa flour can now be fortified with folic acid. The move is aimed at reducing severe brain defects in babies born to Hispanic women.


Why Tortillas May Hold The Key To Healthier Babies

Monday, January 04, 2016

One of the great public-health success stories of the past couple of decades can be found in your cereal bowl.

Since 1998, the Food and Drug Administration has required that breakfast cereals, breads, rice, pasta and other grain products made with enriched flour come fortified with folic acid. When consumed ...


Musicians Struggle To Buy Insurance In A City That Thrives On Music

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

The music industry generates $1.6 billion a year for Austin, Texas. But many musicians can't afford the basics, including health insurance. The Health Alliance for Austin Musicians steps in to help.


5-Hour Line Turns Barbecue Pilgrims Into Cash Cow For Locals

Monday, August 31, 2015

At Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, people start lining up at 5 a.m. to get a taste of world-famous brisket. The line has become such a fixture that it's become a business opportunity for locals.


Some Texas County Clerks Delay Licenses For Same-Sex Marriages

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Supreme Court ruled last week that same-sex marriage is legal. In Texas, the attorney general told public officials they don't have to issue licenses if it conflicts with their religious beliefs.


Detroit's 'Frida' Aims To Build Latino Audiences For Opera

Saturday, March 21, 2015

A few months ago, inside her stall in a Mexico City market, Ofelia Contreras showed Monika Essen the intricate handwork on an indigenous Mexican skirt. She pointed out how many months it took to complete the patterns by hand.

Essen is the costume designer for the Michigan Opera Theatre's revival ...


Insurers And Austin Mayor Promote Obamacare To Texas Latinos

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

It's no secret that most state and federal legislators in Texas aren't fans of Obamacare. But insurers and Texan cities are successfully marketing plans on without the state's help.


Illegal Silicone Injections Put Women's Lives at Risk

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

A number of Texas-based spa technicians and owners have been arrested in the last few months for giving women illegal silicone injections. Veronica Zaragovia, state reporter for KUT A...


Parts of Texas Abortion Law Blocked by Judge

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

In Texas, a restrictive new abortion law will go into effect today—but not without some last minute changes. Yesterday, just hours before the new law was set to go into effect, a fede...

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Roundtable: Navigating Healthcare Changes Across the Country

Friday, October 25, 2013

More than three weeks after the launch of the federally facilitated and state-based health-care exchanges, things are clearly not going as well as some had planned. Three health repor...

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Local Perspectives on the Affordable Care Act

Monday, May 13, 2013

According to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey, roughly half of American adults do not feel they have enough information to understand how the Affordable Care Act will affect t...

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