Tag: immigrants


Trump on ‘Medicare for All’ and the costs of extending health care to undocumented immigrants

February 5, 2020

Via: The Medical News

In his 2020 State of the Union address, President Donald Trump attempted to tie a Democratic proposal for health care reform to one of his signature issues: immigration. “Over 130 legislators in this chamber have endorsed legislation that would bankrupt […]


Why Will We See More Measles? Public Health Can Answer

August 20, 2018

Via: Forbes

As mentioned in my accompanying post, measles is on the rise in the U.S. and Europe. Many people don’t understand why is it on the rise in the U.S. One misconception is that refugees are a common source of measles. […]


Study finds U.S. healthcare would benefit from more immigrants

August 7, 2018

Via: Modern Healthcare

Opponents of increased immigration argue that migrants strain the U.S. healthcare system by driving up utilization at emergency departments and contributing to uncompensated care. But a study published Tuesday in the International Journal of Health Services finds those assertions to […]


As Trump targets immigrants, elderly brace to lose caregivers

March 26, 2018

Via: The Medical News

After back-to-back, eight-hour shifts at a chiropractor’s office and a rehab center, Nirva arrived outside an elderly woman’s house just in time to help her up the front steps. Nirva took the woman’s arm as she hoisted herself up, one […]