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The ‘Hispanic Paradox’ Intrigues a New Generation of Researchers

Oct 4, 2023, 08:18 AM by SCOA
"Part of the story about the Hispanic Paradox,” said Kyriakos S. Markides, a professor of aging at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, “is that the non-Hispanic white population is not doing as well as it should.” Markides coined the term “Hispanic Epidemiological Paradox” in a 1986 paper showing Hispanics in the American Southwest lived as long, or longer, than white people. Read, "The ‘Hispanic Paradox’ intrigues a new generation of researchers determined to unravel it" in Stat News.

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