Mariposa County residents tend to be more independent, less apt to turn to the government for help and less likely to run to a doctor for every little thing than the rest of California.
But those independent ways can have a detrimental effect on health, especially in senior citizens.
In a recent study of seniors throughout the state of California, Mariposa County seniors are a bit above the state average in a number of categories.
The annual America’s Health Rankings Senior Report, don...
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