Scientists have known that Latinos tend to live longer than their white counterparts, but they have not been able to explain why.
It's a mystery known as "The Hispanic Paradox," because Latinos tend to be at higher risk for health issues, like obesity and diabetes. But a team of researchers out of UCLA may have cracked the case.
Steve Horvath led this research. He's also a professor of human genetics and biostatistics at UCLA. He joined host A Martinez to explain more.
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