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The Checkup Archive: Minority health

USDA's Food Atlas maps out Americans' food environment

If either of those topics -- or scads of others related to the way Americans eat --is of interest to you, then carve out an hour to tool around the federal government's highly addictive U.S. Food Environment Atlas Web site.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  | January 20, 2011; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Health News, Health Policy, Minority health, Nutrition and Fitness, Obesity  
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Hispanics live longest

Here's an interesting piece of information that may sound like a paradox: Even though they tend to have a lower socioeconomic status, Hispanics in the United States on average outlive both blacks and whites, according to a new federal report.

By Rob Stein  | October 13, 2010; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Hispanics, Minority health  
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