[Civil Beat, The Micronesians] Health Care: Migration Is Often a Matter of Survival
Diabetes and cancer are rampant throughout Micronesia, largely thanks to the legacy of nuclear tests and Western culture. But most islands lack adequate medical facilities, making migration a necessity.
OCTOBER 21, 2015 · BY
Nuclear testing took a heavy toll on the Marshall Islands in the 1940s and ’50s, and health effects remain. Today, the low-lying atolls are threatened by climate change.