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CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden

Differences in Hispanic Health

Dr. Frieden

The largest racial or ethnic minority group in the United States, Hispanics’ health differs from non-Hispanic Americans. And health issues vary greatly among Hispanics by country of origin.

This month, CDC is reporting on health issues that face Hispanics and the steps we can all take to lead longer and healthier lives.


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