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Michigan's thousands of farmworkers are unprotected, poorly paid, uncounted and often exploited

By Lisbeth Iglesias-Ríos and Alexis Handal

In this article from The Conversation, Michigan Public Health researchers highlight the reality of precarious work and exploitative labor practices for Michigan’s farmworkers. Researchers Lisbeth Iglesias-Ríos and Alexis Handal lead the Michigan Farmworker Project, an academic collaboration with community and state organizations to increase understanding of the social, labor and housing situation of farmworkers in the state.

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The impact of air pollution on your health

Sara Adar

Discover the surprising links between air pollution and common health conditions like asthma, heart disease, and even dementia. Learn about the effects of pollution on vulnerable populations and the importance of rethinking pollution in the wake of climate change.