PBS: The Latino Health Paradox

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This week on PBS SoCaL, we delve into the Latino health paradox, which describes how many Mexican immigrants end up having an unhealthier life in the United States than they left behind.

While better health is usually linked to wealth and education, experts are finding that low-income Mexican immigrants with little formal schooling are healthier than the overall U.S. population, according to measures such as certain cancers, heart disease and mental health.

We also discuss:

Voice of OC’s weekly news segments are broadcast on PBS SoCaL Wednesdays and Fridays at 5 p.m.

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