Study Finds Living Near Roadway Can Cause Cardiac Death

Study Finds Living Near Roadway Can Cause Cardiac Death

While researchers previously found a modest increase in coronary heart disease risk among people who live near major roadways, the new study may be the first to examine the impact of roadway proximity to the risk of sudden cardiac death.

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$7.5 Million for National Violent Death Reporting System

$7.5 Million for National Violent Death Reporting System

The CDC’s $7.5 million in funding will expand NVDRS from 18 to 32 participating states and enable greater collection of critical data on violent deaths.

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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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Breast Cancer Survivors Can Now Obtain Affordable Life Insurance

Breast Cancer Survivors Can Now Obtain Affordable Life Insurance

The battle against breast cancer touches nearly every family in the United States. After decades of research, improvements in detection and more aggressive treatments, considerable progress is being made against this dreaded disease.

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How to Obtain Life Insurance When You Have Heart Disease

How to Obtain Life Insurance When You Have Heart Disease

A history of heart disease won’t necessarily flatline your chances of obtaining life insurance at reasonable rates, insurance experts say, provided you have the condition under control and you’re following doctor’s orders.

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Types of Insurance for Motorcyclists

Types of Insurance for Motorcyclists

Researchers have found that the risk of motorcycle-related injuries and fatalities increase along with the age of the motorcyclist.

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Gen X and Y Lack Life Insurance But Will Not Buy

Gen X and Y Lack Life Insurance But Will Not Buy

The 2015 Life Insurance Conference will address the latest in product development, marketing, distribution, operations, administration, regulatory, and strategic issues

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Lower Life Insurance Rates By Lowering Heart Disease Risk

Lower Life Insurance Rates By Lowering Heart Disease Risk

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.

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Health outlook for women is poor

Health outlook for women is poor

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, they have comprised published statistics concerning health issues and the importance of preventive services. In 2010, there were 1,219,545 deaths of women aged 18 and older in the United States. Of these deaths, nearly half were attributable to heart disease and cancer, which were responsible for 23.8 and 22.4 percent of deaths

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Link between diabetes and depression

Link between diabetes and depression

A new study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine has found an intrinsic link between depression and Type 2 diabetes, according to CNN Health.

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