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The booming trend of retail-based medical clinics could be particularly beneficial to retailers catering to Hispanics. That's because 32.7%, or 14 million, of Hispanics were uninsured in 2005 the highest of any other group, according to the U.S Census Bureau. The percentage is even higher at retailers in certain geographic areas. Take Minyard Food Stores, Coppell, Texas, where half of the patients

The booming trend of retail-based medical clinics could be particularly beneficial to retailers catering to Hispanics. That's because 32.7%, or 14 million, of Hispanics were uninsured in 2005 — the highest of any other group, according to the U.S Census Bureau.

The percentage is even higher at retailers in certain geographic areas. Take Minyard Food Stores, Coppell, Texas, where half of the patients at its new MedBasics in-store medical centers do not have insurance. The clinics opera

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