Topic: Hispanic health

Sociologists investigate the Hispanic health advantage and why it disappears

Dec. 7, 2009

When it comes to overall health, the outlook for Hispanics is good. Although the Hispanic population is disproportionately beset by poverty and limited access to quality health coverage and insurance, statistics have long shown that Hispanics live longer, healthier lives than any other group in t

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Hispanic Health and Healthcare Policy Research Focus of Conference in National Hispanic Heritage Month

July 1, 2009

"The 2009 International Conference on Aging in the Americas," hosted by the LBJ School of Public Affairs, will be held on Sept. 15-17 at the ATandT Executive Education and Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin campus.

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