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Sociologists investigate the Hispanic health advantage and why it disappears

Sociologists investigate the Hispanic health advantage and why it disappears

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 the United States. Researchers call it the "Hispanic Paradox." However, those…   » Continue Reading

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

"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 AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin campus.