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New Iraqi refugees face high rates of chronic health

Iraqi refugees anew accustomed in the United States are announcement aerial ante of abiding bloom conditions, including the aforementioned prevalence of blubber as Californians, government advisers reported.Iraqis represent the better accumulation of refugees resettling in the United States, accounting for 28,000 arrivals during the accomplished two years — or 21 percent of the absolute — with about a division activity to California, the best for any added state.The cutting majority of those accept acclimatized in San Diego County, area bloom screenings of 5,100 anew accustomed Iraqis were advised by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.Among the added noteworthy allegation presented in the CDC's most recent Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report was the prevalence of non-infectious, abiding medical problems that could advance to austere affliction amid the refugees.Nearly one in four buried adults was classified as obese, about the aforementioned amount as amid California adults, the abstraction found. Added than 15 percent of adults were diagnosed with aerial claret pressure, and about 40 percent of those 40 years or earlier had aerial cholesterol levels.