Tag: "farmworker" at medical news
Inadequate housing may contribute to poor health in immigrant farmworker families
Winston-Salem, N.C. Many Hispanic farmworker
families in North Carolina live in inadequate hous...Medicine. "Our findings suggest that the health of farmworker
families is at risk due to inadequate housing," said Thomas Arcury, Ph.D., lead researcher. "It is i...
Skin disease common among Hispanic farmworkers in North Carolina, research shows
.... "This information is essential to understanding farmworker
health behavior and for improving health care and health education to these workers," said Arcury. The researchers found that few workers mentioned skin cancer as a potential health problem, yet exposure to sunlight is a major risk factor for the dis...
Research documents children's exposure to pesticides, suggests need for family education
Winston-Salem, N.C. - Two studies of immigrant farmworker
families in North Carolina and Virginia found evid... interviews were conducted with 41 Latino women in farmworker
households in five North Carolina counties (Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, and Watauga) and three...