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Trump administration agrees to independent investigation of health conditions for children at border facilities

The pediatrician, Dr. Paul Wise, toured detention centers at the border last summer and was critical of the conditions there, according to a Stanford publication. In that interview, Wise described how migrant children are kept in a “kind of cage-like” processing center. “From there, they get moved to a different processing center, which is kind… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Using Physicians As Guards Protecting The Border; Not So Fast When it Comes To Deregulating Slaughterhouses

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. New England Journal of Medicine: Physicians As Border Guards — The Troubling Exam For Immigrants Rules proposed by the Trump administration depend on physicians performing “exams” to spot immigrants who are sick enough to become reliant on the government for living costs. The impact would… Read More »

U.S. Avocado Supplies Would Run Out In Less Than A Month If The Mexico Border Closes This Week

Maria Meier / EyeEmGetty Images As President Trump continues his threats to close the border, analysts are looking at how that would impact Americans’ food supply. In a report published today, Reuters cited recent data from the United States Department of Agriculture that says nearly half of all imported vegetables and 40 percent of imported… Read More »