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Five on Friday: Read Ahead

 

MCN Five on Friday Pages from stories

 

This week’s Five on Friday uncovers a good handful of news stories that you may have missed. As always, our work looks at the news through the lens of migrant and immigrant health. Here are a few we’ve selected for you -- what are you reading that others are missing?  Let us know on Facebook or Twitter.

 

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Making a Fortune Detaining Immigrants

 

Outside a migrant detention center

 

Karen, CEO, shared a new Associated Press report that found “Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry.

 

2

 

Migrant Workers Suffering from Unhealthy Work

 

Illustration of workers

 

Karen also shared this Knowable Magazine interview with Marc Schenker, MCN’s newest Board Member: “Unhealthy work: Why migrants are especially vulnerable to injury and death on the job.

 

3

 

Marginalized in Medical School

 

Female Doctor smiles at camera

 

Claire, Writer and Editor, found interesting this Scientific American piece on medical school treatment of women and people of color. The piece’s byline is: “More students are coming from marginalized groups, but when they arrive they’re often told to hide what makes them different.

 

4

 

Expanding Medicaid under the ACA 

 

Woman going over medical records

 

Amy, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health, sent along “The Effects of Medicaid Expansion under the ACA: Updated Findings from a Literature Review.

 

5

 

"It's All Gone to Hell"

 

Puerto Rico man repairing electrical system

 

Alma, Senior Program Director, forwarded us “'It's All Gone To Hell': Puerto Rico's Power Authority Just Lost Two CEOs In One Week.

Have a safe and healthy weekend. Stay cool!

 

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