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Finding a Doctor for Your Family

When Mary resettled in the United States after leaving her African home because of war, she had to learn about the new culture. She found a job working in a…

Medical Care for Pregnant Women

Expecting a baby is a happy experience, but it can also be a bit frightening and overwhelming. Mary, a recent arrival from Africa, is worried about her co-worker, Helen. Like Mary, Helen…

Eat Healthy to Stay Healthy

When refugees arrive in the United States they can encounter many new foods, including chips, soda, candy and fast food. For some refugees this food represents a new life and they eat…

Talking to Your Traumatized Child

Just like adults, children and young people experience stress and anxiety as they adjust to a new culture. Mary and her son are similar to many new arrivals. They survived…

There is Help for Refugees Struggling with Stress

Mary works as a nursing assistant at the local nursing home. She arrived at work one day feeling somewhat tired, but unable to work. Halfway through the day, she developed…