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Tuesday, January 4

Immigrants Outlive U.S.-Born Residents | article

Immigrants who come to the United States live an average of three years longer than people born here. The life span difference reflects both immigrants’ innate vitality and their reluctance to embrace Americans’ drive-thru, drive-everywhere mentality.

Immigrants outlive the U.S.-born population even though they’re more likely to be poor and less likely to see a doctor.