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What is the relationship between race and health as measured by life expectancy?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Great question!

This has been recently studied.
There is no difference in potential life expectancy between the races. In the real world, other factors such as poverty shorten life expectancy in some racial groups but not because of their genes.

In brief: Great question!

This has been recently studied.
There is no difference in potential life expectancy between the races. In the real world, other factors such as poverty shorten life expectancy in some racial groups but not because of their genes.
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