Could Childhood Obesity Lead to an Early Death?

Could Childhood Obesity Lead to an Early Death?

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.

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How does quality of care help cancer victims live longer?

How does quality of care help cancer victims live longer?

Despite the public perception that their services are reserved for those that are at death’s door, a study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine found that palliative care specialists helped patients diagnosed with deadly cancers live beyond traditional expectations.

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