Children of the Road: A Snapshot of Health Among Migrant Farmworkers’ Children in Northwest MI
Hubbell, Elizabeth Antoinette
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Migrant farmworkers began traveling to the cherry orchards of northwest Michigan in the first half of the 20th century. However, current laws and regulations make this occupation increasingly dangerous to their health. Immigration issues limit access to food stamps, affordable housing, and quality health care. Anemia and obesity are two of the negative health outcomes experienced. This is a report and analysis of the prevalence of anemia and obesity among the children of migrant farmworkers in northwest Michigan during the summer of 2011. Further research is required to comprehensively define the health status of this population as well as improve policies that shape their health.
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