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Five on Friday: The Growing Dangers of Pesticides and Heat

Five on Friday: The Growing Dangers of Pesticides and Heat

It’s hot out there! It’s important to stay safe when outside, particularly for workers who may toil for many hours during the hottest hours of the day. Here’s a special heat-related Five on Friday. Stay cool! 


Five on Friday: Community Health Centers Needed to Stop Pandemic

A clinician visits with a patient

It’s Fourth of July weekend! Please stay safe, wear your mask, and maintain physical distance -- and, if you have a few spare minutes, read these recommendations, from MCN staff:

Five on Friday: Artists Create COVID-19 Health Messaging

Five on Friday: SCOTUS Blocks Attempt to End DACA

Protesters with signs in support of DACA

Friday is here again! Here are five recent news selections that were shared by MCN staff this week. Thanks to the Supreme Court, we have a double dose of the Weekly Win to guide us into the weekend. 


Five on Friday: Challenges of False-negative COVID-19 Tests

Five on Friday: Farmworkers Dying as Infections Spike

Farmworkers harvesting in the field

This week, our wonderful Chief Medical Officer, Laszlo Madaras, MD, MPH, gained yet another set of letters after his name: FAAFP, as he has now become a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Congratulations, Laz!  Here are some pieces we shared this week at MCN that we’d like to share with you:

Five on Friday: Significant Risks to Health Workers During Pandemic

Health Care Worker putting on PPE

It can be a challenge to select just five pieces to highlight each week. Here are some of the articles that we bet you haven’t seen yet this week -- and we think you’ll enjoy them and maybe find them useful in your own work in health justice in the age of COVID-19.


Five on Friday: Undocumented but Essential

Farmworkers wear bandanas while working

It's Friday! Time to round up five articles or resources that MCN staff shared. Here are our picks for the week.


Five on Friday: U.S. Suspends Protections for Children at Border

Five on Friday: COVID-19 and Social Justice

A worker wearing PPE at a construction site

Another very full week here at Migrant Clinicians Network! Here are some updates from the world of public health and health justice that we thought you’d enjoy, chosen by MCN staff members. 


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