Tag: "farmworkers" at medical news
Research Documents Children’s Exposure to Pesticide
...in 2004 that more than 21,000 migrant and seasonal farmworkers
were employed in these counties during peak harves...hree in five children lived in households in which farmworkers
did not shower immediately after work and four in five lived in households in which workers changed ...
Hispanic Farmworkers Need More Information on Skin Disease
...xamined the prevalence of skin disease in Hispanic farmworkers
in North Carolina and found that three out of four farmworkers
harbors skin disease.// There is also a lack of information on commonly found skin diseases as well ...
Poor Housing May lead to Poor Health
...at may include related and unrelated adults. Among farmworkers
in the study, 36 percent to 46 percent lived in crowded conditions, compared to an estimated 3 percent of the rural population. In addition, many households lack clothes washers and dryers and vacuum cleaners. From 36 percent to 42 percent of the f...