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Allergies among Newcomers in Canada Increase Over Time

By Belen Febres-Cordero in Vancouver Upon arrival, immigrant populations in Canada tend to present less allergies than their Canadian-born counterparts, but prevalence increases with time,…

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Hepatitis B Education Crucial for Newcomers

by Belén Febres-Cordero in Vancouver Immigrants from Asia are three to 12 times more likely to get hepatitis B than their Canadian-born counterparts, says a new…

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Health-care Options for the Uninsured

by Belén Febres-Cordero in Vancouver As a signatory of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Canada acknowledges the right to adequate health care for all.…

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Midwives Attuned to Needs of Pregnant Newcomers

by Belen Febres-Cordero in Vancouver There has been an increased demand for midwifery in Canada over the past decade, with now over 1,300 midwives registered…

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Addressing Newcomer Maternity Health Concerns

by Belén Febres-Cordero (@BelenFebres) in Vancouver, British Columbia Raquel Velásquez’s objective on her visit to a clinic was to have a prenatal check-up. Instead, the…

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