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Hispanic paradox is a fountain of youth scientists can’t explain
Ventura County Star

Latinos in Ventura County are four times less likely to have health insurance than white non-Hispanics. Their median income — $21,693 — is less than half that of white non-Hispanics. Their poverty rate is more than three times higher.They’re more than 10 times less likely to earn the high school degree that can bring income, insurance and access to doctors, according to three-year census estimates from 2008 to 2010. Their rates of diabetes and obesity hover at epidemic levels.