How Dangerous is Drinking to my Health?

How Dangerous is Drinking to my Health?

According studies those who drink heavily on a regular basis face an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder. Even moderate drinkers are at risk and should think twic before having another glass of wine.

Insurance Options for Unmarried Couples Living Together

Insurance for unmarried couples

Traditional marriage is no longer the only way committed couples choose to spend their lives together and legislation and insurance companies are working to catch up.

More than 12 million unmarried partners live together in 6,008,007 households across the country, according to the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 2005 to 2007.

Whether couples are different sex or same sex, the number of individuals who choose to cohabitate climbs annually and these individuals are looking to establish the same rights and benefits assured their married counterparts.

Third-Hand Smoke Is a Real and Deadly Thing

third-hand smoke

Thirdhand smoke, like first and secondhand smoke, may also be a possible cause of asthma and lung cancer, a new study in the journal Environmental Science and Technology has found.

Colonoscopy Strikes Fear in Over-50s

Colonoscopy Strikes Fear in Over-50s

Fear is a major factor in convincing American seniors to avoid colonoscopy, despite the importance of the procedure to preventing colon cancer, says a survey from the Colon Cancer Alliance.

How Blueberries Reduce Heart Disease

Blueberries and heart disease

Americans now have an even more pressing reason to increase their fruit consumption, as an analysis from the Nurse’s Health Study has discovered that consuming blueberries can significantly reduce an individual’s chances of developing high blood pressure.

Cigarette Advertisements Boost Rate of Teen Smoking

Cigarette Advertisements Boost Rate of Teen Smoking

While it is generally known that teenagers are susceptible to the power of suggestion, a new German study has found that exposure to cigarette advertisements significantly increases the chances that a teenager will pick up the habit.

How to Stay in Shape Even When on the Road

How to Stay in Shape Even When on the Road

While the benefits of staying fit – including lower medical and life insurance costs – are well-known, it can still be difficult for people who are constantly on the road or in the air to keep up with an exercise regimen. Fortunately, health website FitnessGoop offers some helpful tips for frequent travelers.

Life Insurance Policies for People with Heart Disease

Life insurance for heart disease

Women account for just over half of the total heart disease deaths and steps to helping improve your life now will curtail heart disease in the future. The following offers key factors that affect the condition of your heart.