Could immigration reform improve our health?

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Understanding the health implications of immigration reform may contribute to the public discourse, and may also provide insights to the equally divisive health reform debate, said Matt O’Brien an assistant professor of medicine and public health at Temple, in an op-ed. O’Brien is founder of Puentes de Salud, a health center serving immigrant Latinos in South Philadelphia. “If we can put the demagoguery aside, it seems the American health care system could actually benefit from including this population.”