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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Health Study: Latinos in U.S. Regardless of Ailment Live Longer

By Hispanically Speaking News Confirming the existence of the Hispanic Mortality Paradox, a new analysis of health studies, led by a University of North Texas psychologist shows that the Hispanic-American participants’ survival rates from heart disease and other medical conditions were substantially higher than that of the non-Hispanic white and African-American participants. John Ruiz, assistant professor of

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Bilingual Seniors Stave Off Dementia, Alzheimer’s

By Hope Gillette, Huffington Post Latino Voices Seniors between the ages of 60 and 68 who had spoken two languages for the majority of their lives were faster at switching from one mental task to another compared...