Proper diet and exercise are essential for leading a long and healthy life – but other factors, such as good respiratory health, can also play a significant role in one’s well-being.Read More
As you mature and age, your health needs change, as do your preventative care requirements. By staying on top of your game and getting the necessary checkups, you can prevent certain conditions from worsen or even developing while saving on life insurance premiums.Read More
People who purchased genetic testing kits to determine their risk for conditions like prostate cancer and hypertension may not have gotten their money’s worth, according to a recent government investigation.
After conducting investigations into the direct-to-consumer genetic tests that have been offered by several companies, the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that many of the companies made predictions that were medically unproven.Read More
When a person applies for life insurance, the relationship between their height, weight, and girth is considered.
It also happens to be one of the basic determinants of mortality risk, according to Edward E. Graves, author of McGill’s Life Insurance.Read More
Some health professionals at the front lines of the war on diabetes are pulling no punches in their assessment of the need for strong action by individuals to take care of their health.
In advance of the meeting of the American Diabetes Association this month, the Lancet journal ran an editorial highlighting the fact that while much progress has been made in the area of medicines that treat diabetes, far less has been made when it comes to lifestyle changes.Read More
Recent scientific evidence shows that people who consumed a small amount of dark chocolate every day can reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke. The cocoa bean contains a compound called flavanols, which can lower blood pressure and improve blood flow to the brain.Read More
Carpal tunnel, arm pain, sciatica, and clenching of the jaw is the result of poor posture and the list goes on. Spinal degeneration and arthritis is painful and once these symptoms develop over years of slouching, the damage is not reversible.Read More
Traveling, locally or abroad, can leave you vulnerable to a number of health and safety risks, if you are not prepared.
On average, travelers are more likely to become victims of crime, violence, or experience unfamiliar situations. Being prepared is key to having a safe and incident-free trip.Read More
Most industry specialists suggest insurance that will pay for a variety of expenses. And life insurance is not impossible if you are older and have health conditions.Read More
Longevity was in the news recently as a 114-year old Montana resident gained global attention for achieving the distinction of being the world’s oldest man.
In general, advances in medical technology and healthy lifestyle information have been helping Americans live longer than ever, although the large majority will still never make it to age 100.Read More