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Latinos Long Life

Why Do Hispanics Live Longer?

Ron Cappello | Posted 12.04.2012 | Fifty
Ron Cappello

Questions abound on why Latinos are born with health advantages that help carry them to a ripe age. Researchers have dubbed it the "Hispanic paradox," with suggestions the Hispanic culture contributes to longer lifespans -- including closer family ties, healthier diets and more manual labor that keeps workers in shape.