Health

Addressing refugee and immigrant women's stress

Refugee and undocumented immigrant women may experience unique and ongoing stress following migration, in addition to the pre- and post-migration traumatic events all immigrants may experience. A new study explores ways in ...

Health

Why Mexican immigrants are healthier than their US-born peers

Supporters of Donald Trump's wall might have us believe that Mexicans who enter the US illegally carry disease and take advantage of America's healthcare system. But several large public health surveys suggest that most Mexican ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Physicians resist requests from immigrants for female ob-gyns

(HealthDay)—While health care providers are sympathetic to immigrant women's requests for female obstetricians, they resist accommodating these requests and place greater value on maintaining gender equity, according to ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US says increased Zika border screening ineffective

The United States will not specifically screen those entering the country for the Zika virus because so many of those infected do not have symptoms, the Department of Homeland Security said Thursday.

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