A recent study by the American Cancer Society adds to increasing support that physical activity reduces the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women.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
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
There is no more dangerous job in the state of Kansas than working for a farm that grows grain or field beans.
A grain elevator is a building used to store, discharge or process grain and beans.Read More
A joint study by LIMRA and Maddock Douglas discovered that communication efforts by life insurance companies could be difficult for consumers to understand.Read More
The study, Get Real Already—Authenticating Industry Language, explored consumers’ experiences, emotions, and feelings related to life insurance industry language and imagery and how financial services companies could improve their communications efforts.Read More
‘Tis the season for holiday cheer, family gatherings and over-eating. However, research shows that being obese or overweight could lead to a shorter life and even higher life insurance premiums.Read More
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 deathsRead More
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.Read More
Americans know the effects that smoking, drinking, poor diet and little exercise can have on one’s health, but the combination of all four can severely impact one’s life expectancy.Read More