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Deportation Fears Fuel Heart Health Risks for Latinas

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by UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - BERKELEY

A recent study conducted by researchers at UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley’s Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health (CERCH) found that worry about deportations was associated with multiple cardiovascular health risk factors in Latinas from California’s Salinas Valley, an area with a large immigrant community. The study was published in the journal, Annals of Behavioral Medicine, on January 9.

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