What Are the Financial Benefits of Dark Chocolate?

What Are the Financial Benefits of Dark Chocolate?

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.

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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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Why Working In a Grain Elevator Is One of the Most Dangerous Jobs in the US

Why Working In a Grain Elevator Is One of the Most Dangerous Jobs in the US

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.

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Ineffective Communication Slows Life Insurance Sales

Ineffective Communication Slows Life Insurance Sales

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.

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Obesity May Decrease Life Expectancy

Obesity May Decrease Life Expectancy

‘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.

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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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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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Live longer with a healthier lifestyle

Live longer with a healthier lifestyle

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.

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