A healthy lifestyle can improve your life insurance health classification

How can you improve your life insurance health classification?  If you have been following this blog, you have probably noticed that not all of our posts are about the subject of life insurance. We have recently included posts related to improving one’s health and lifestyles (that’s why we changed the … Continue reading Life Insurance Health Classification and your Health

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Let’s face it, when people think of life insurance, they usually don’t think of adrenaline pumping, heart-pounding, high-speed excitement. Well, that’s all about to change with the announcement that groundbreaking—and record breaking—racecar driver Danica Patrick will become the new national spokesperson for Life Insurance Awareness Month this coming September.   … Continue reading Danica Patrick Becomes Spokesperson for National Life Insurance Awareness Month

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Heart Attack or Stroke

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States (approximately 800,000 a year) and many of them are avoidable. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 200,000 avoidable deaths from heart disease, stroke and hypertensive disease occurred in the United States in 2010. … Continue reading Avoiding Death from Heart Attack and Stroke

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Are you getting enough fiber? If not, you may be putting yourself at risk for heart disease, according to a study published in the American Journal of Medicine. Researchers from Harvard Medical School found that there was a significant correlation between low fiber intake and health issues, such as cardiovascular … Continue reading Study: Low-fiber diet increases risk for heart disease

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Preparing for Old Age

Today’s college graduates feel the weight of responsibility on their shoulders. Not only do they feel pressure to job search and start their careers, many face the responsibility of caring for the elderly within their family. Learning about assisted elderly care has now grown to be part of the global … Continue reading Preparing for Old Age in the Global Community

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According to a report recently released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of obese adults in this country has remained unchanged, with over one in three carrying excess weight. Despite increased awareness about the condition and multiple public health campaigns promoting healthier lifestyles, the … Continue reading CDC: One-third of American adults are obese

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Physicians are sometimes criticized for not always involving patients and their families in making medical decisions. As a result, there has been a growing push to incorporate shared decision-making (SDM) into the treatment process. SDM is encouraged because informal and anecdotal evidence suggests that engaged patients are more informed and more likely … Continue reading Shared decision-making may lead to higher medical costs

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Medical research, in recent years, has established a relationship between excessive noise levels and a gradual impairment of hearing. Other studies have shown that even moderately loud sounds can have a degrading impact on this sense. However, a new study has shown that even the slightest noises – a car … Continue reading Could abnormal sound levels impair heart health?

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mental fitness and cognitive decline

Cognitive decline caused by disorders like Alzheimer’s disease may be at least somewhat preventable, a study conducted at the University of Toronto has shown. According to HealthDay News, which reported on the topic on April 15, the results suggest that critical thinking and memory tasks could hold the key to improving … Continue reading Study suggests cognitive decline can be slowed by mental fitness

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The percentage of applications we have received  from those with Diabetes Type 2 has increased significantly over the past few years.  My first thought was that maybe more people with this disease are applying for life insurance than they had previously.  However, upon further study and investigation, I found that … Continue reading Diabetes Type 2 and Life Insurance

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