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Latest Mexicans in Omaha, Nebraska Stories

2005-10-13 15:47:07

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Coming to the United States can be bad for your health if you are a Mexican immigrant, according to a study released on Thursday. The joint Mexican-U.S. report found that most Mexican immigrants arrive in the United States in better health than the white American population but their health deteriorates the longer they stay, due partly to lack of insurance and the change in lifestyle. "It is unknown ... if worsening health status is a result of years of...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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