Each year thousands of deer hunters take to the field in hopes of snagging a buck or a doe but instead wind up in the hospital or worse.Read More
Obesity is a condition that can seriously shorten one’s life span while also resulting in higher life insurance premiums – especially if it contributes to certain pre-existing conditions such as heart disease or diabetes.
However, a recent study suggests that the dangers of obesity can start to manifest themselves long before adulthood, which is one more reason why parents need to do what they can to promote a healthy diet and ensure their children get plenty of exercise.Read More
People are routinely reminded that it’s important to follow a healthy diet and to exercise regularly if they want to stay healthy. However, an equally important part of staying healthy involves one’s emotional well-being.
The American Heart Association recently cited data suggesting that people with an antagonistic disposition may be up to 40 percent more at risk for heart attacks, strokes and other related events. Specifically, people with this disposition tended to have more thickening of their neck arteries, potentially undermining their cardiac health.Read More
Young people may be setting themselves up for long-term medical problems and higher health and life insurance premiums that can come with them. According to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, less than half of young adults get cholesterol screenings. However, up to 26 percent of that population is thought to have elevated bad cholesterol levels. This isn’t just a health concern: lower cholesterol can result in lower insurance premiums….Read More
High blood pressure is called the silent killer for a reason. One in three adults in the U.S. has it, many with no symptoms, no red flags, and unless they’ve seen a doctor lately, no idea their numbers are so high they are at risk for heart attack or stroke, according to Centers for Disease Prevention and Control.Read More
Researchers evaluated over 13,200 Spanish university graduates with an average age of 37 to determine the association of television viewing, computer and driving time to death from lack of exercise.Read More
The study’s results add to the growing evidence that exposure to smoking from parents has a lasting effect on children’s cardiovascular health in adulthood.Read More
In the underwriting arena for life insurance, handling stress, anxiety and depression is treatable and affordable though many that suffer do not seek helpRead More
By following the AHA’s 7 guidelines for a healthy lifestyle, individuals could reduce their risk of developing heart disease while also decreasing their life insurance premiums.Read More
Hospitals that see more patients with congestive heart failure provide better care, but they also provide higher bills, according to a recent study in the Annals of Internal Medicine.Read More