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Monday, January 22, 2007

Are you sure you want to immigrate to America?

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Remember the study showing that the longer Mexican immigrants live in the U.S. the more likely they are to become obese? Well, it just gets worse. This time the population under study is Black Caribbean immigrants. Writing in the American Journal of Public Health, David R. Williams of the University of Michigan and colleagues found, "First-generation Caribbean Blacks had lower rates of psychiatric disorders compared with second- or third-generation Caribbean Blacks."

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