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Five on Friday: Immigrant Health in Disaster Zones

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Five on Friday Response immigrant health in disaster zone


How did that happen? It feels like November has just begun, yet somehow we are already just days before Thanksgiving. Before you rush out to buy a can of cranberry sauce, take a minute to read the articles about migrant health, health justice, and more, that we share with you below -- all recommended by MCN staff.

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status of immigrants in disaster zones


Amy, Director of Environmental and Occupational Health, shared the American Journal of Public Health piece, “Implications of Social and Legal Status on Immigrants' Health in Disaster Zones.


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Value-based care


Jillian, Director of Education and Communication, shared AAFP’s new resources on value-based care.

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family consequences of detention


Jillian also shared the Blue Shield of California Foundation report, “Family Consequences of Detention & Deportation: Effects on Finances, Health, and Well-Being.


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Farmers and the opioid crisis



Amy also shared, “Migrant child died after release from detention, attorneys group alleges.”

Claire, Writer and Editor, recommends the Civil Eats article, “Reckoning with Opioids in Farm Country,” which states that “agriculture workers do such physical work, and are more likely to be prescribed opioid painkiller than many other Americans.”


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Why doctors hate their computers


Alma, Senior Program Manager, shared this New Yorker perspective on clinicians’ burnout related to the adaptation of EMRs.


Have a safe and healthy weekend.


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