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Julie Pryde, public health manager of Champaign-Urbana, Ill., was as surprised as ever when she went to the apartment complex Cherry Orchard Village to address a drainage issue, and found deplorable living conditions in the building. She immediately got to work and called a emergency meeting. 

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The federal Affordable Care Act will likely help many immigrants, but questions and hurdles remain. And minority populations start from a big deficit on health insurance.

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Immigration enforcement cracking down on farmworker clinics, vaccines innappropiately stored, hospitals ranked, drug-resistant gonorrhea spreading and more from our Daily Briefing.

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In a first-of-its-kind collaboration, researchers at the Mayo Clinic are working with more than a dozen community organizations to keep immigrants and refugees from developing common diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity.

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