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.Read More
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.Read More
Whether they work inside or outside the home, women contribute to their family’s economic well being. Unfortunately, many of them undervalue their contributions and don’t consider what will happen to their survivors when they die. According to the Insurance Information Institute, 43 percent of adult women have no life insurance. Even those that are insured have insufficient coverage, carrying roughly one-fourth of the amount that would likely be needed by their life insurance policies’ beneficiaries….Read More
Women in high-stress professions are 40 percent more likely to develop a heart condition than those who aren’t, according to a recent study.Read More
A report released by New York Life reveals that women struggle more financially than men when losing a spouse.Read More
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.Read More
Middle-aged people don’t necessarily want to think about who is going to take care of them when they can no longer take care of themselves. However, insurance experts advise that age 50 is the best time to start thinking about weighing your options when it comes to long-term care.Read More
Women account for just over half of the total heart disease deaths and steps to helping improve your life now will curtail heart disease in the future. The following offers key factors that affect the condition of your heart.Read More
First the good news: if you’ve picked up a little weight over the winter, chances are your life insurance won’t be too badly affected. Any more than that, then you’ll have to cut the fat, or your insurers will charge you for it.
The bad news is, as a nation, we’re getting fatter. This is a huge problem for the life insurance companies, because obesity leads to a host of other serious health problems.Read More
Many women are behind in purchasing life insurance policies. Nearly one-third of women have not purchased a life insurance policy and two-thirds of women who own a life insurance policy believe they have not purchased sufficient coverage, according to the Money Times.
Women should consider purchasing a life insurance policy if their families depend on their income, whether in part or in full. It is always best to plan for the worst in order to prevent financial hardships in the face of a sudden death.Read More