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América: Hazardous to immigrants’ health?

América: Hazardous to immigrants’ health?
America is a nation of immigrants drawn from all parts of the world by the promise of freedom and a good life. But a substantial body of evidence suggests that for the newly arrived, life in the United States can be hazardous to their well-being. When immigrants arrive, they are on average healthier than their native-born American counterparts. But the longer they stay, the worse they fare on measures such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and mental health. Faculty at the UCLA ...

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Too many Latino children are uninsured

Too many Latino children are uninsured
camara A recent study last month finds that over 11 percent of Latino children are uninsured, compared to 7.1 percent of all kids nationwide. Study author Sonya Schwartz is a research fellow with the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s Center for Children and Families, which released the ...
Farmworkers in unpredictable situations
Farmworkers in unpredictable situations
camara In the exposé “Food Chains”, an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States. There is ...
Taking the fracking fight to big oil

Taking the fracking fight to big oil
camara Rosanna Esparza parks her Prius in a sea of pickups. Across the street a makeshift flagpole has been erected in a truck bed to hoist Old Glory above the palm trees. We’re in Taft, California; a town built on one of the largest oil fields in the country. It’s a fitting place for the local ...
Effective Latino outreach crucial to success of ACA
Effective Latino outreach crucial to success of ACA
camara A briefing held this week by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) addressed the opportunities and challenges that Latinos face nationwide in enrolling in or renewing health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). NCLR experts reported that bilingual materials, the availability of ...
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