MPR’s Elizabeth Baier reports on the struggles Latino immigrants have with various health conditions and healthcare access.
Like most people who immigrate to the U.S., Latino immigrants are usually healthier when they first arrive in the U.S. than U.S. born residents. But within a generation, many Latino immigrants lose that health advantage. And they are almost twice as likely to develop diabetes and other chronic diseases, compared to people who are born here.
2012 MNSPJ Page One Award, second place in Radio - Hard News report category