Healthier on arrival? Further insight into the "healthy immigrant effect"

Gushulak, Brian
May 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/8/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 10, p1439
Academic Journal
The article comments on a study conducted by Joel G. Ray and colleagues which explored the relation between immigration to Ontario and the risk of placental dysfunction. It was found that the risk of obstetric complications in immigrant women increased since their arrival in Ontario. This condition is known as the "healthy immigrant affect."


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