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Life Insurance Options Available To The Obese by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Oct 2013 7:00am By Lance Peterson Being obese can lead to many serious health problems, which in turn can make it difficult to find life insurance. Some patients don’t realize the seriousness of obesity and may not understand all the health concerns that are linked to the condition, so they may not understand why they need to look harder for life insura ... Read on »
Who Says You Can’t Take on Insurance Companies? by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted Wed 23 Dec 2009 12:00am Recently, we decided to invest in some life insurance for my husband. We were told at the time that he would likely qualify for the super-preferred rate since he is in excellent health. However, once the physical was completed they raised our rates due to Joe’s cholesterol falling below their overly-high reference ranges of 150-240 mg/dL ... Read on »
Fighting Obesity Through the Built Environment by Environmental Health Posted Sat 31 Jul 2004 9:00pm Fighting Obesity Through the Built Environment Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to Julie Wakefield ... Read on »
Why Are So Many People Obese? by Daniel Munday Patient Expert Posted Mon 03 May 2010 5:10pm Copyright © 2010 system . Visit the original article at . Well I thought I’d start a bit of a hornets nest today and stir up a bit of controversy. Why are so many people obese today? Really, the obesity epidemic is spiralling out of control and the powers that be (anywhere ... Read on »
Health Care Reform Update - Vote NO! Today by OCnaturaldoc Health Maven Posted Wed 24 Feb 2010 4:19pm There's no doubt we need to make some changes to our current health care system. That said, the current health care reform bill that is before congress today isn't going to help us the way people WISH it would. It will, rather, have a deleterious effect on our economy -- can we really take any more of that? It will also drop the quality of care ... Read on »
Lagging U.S. Life Expectancy Blamed on Health System–Scientific Research Showing That Smoking, Obesity, Traffic Accidents by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 10 Oct 2010 1:42am The study was conducted by scientists at the Commonwealth Fund in Washington DC and granted we are all trying to live healthier within what we can afford in healthcare so maybe the word “afford” has some emphasis here?  The fact that we have a higher rate of more people stopping smoking didn’t make an impact either. Perhaps there has bee ... Read on »
Interview with a Nutritarian: Anthony by DiseaseProof Medical Doctor Posted Tue 06 Jul 2010 3:30am Anthony was only 33-years-old when he was denied a life insurance policy due to obesity and poor health. In desperation he had to do something so he scoured the internet and discovered Eat to Live. Today, Anthony is 163 lbs lighter, has his health restored, and has more energy than he could’ve ever imagined. Most importantly, he doesn’t feel li ... Read on »
Guest Post: Positive Change–Getting Fit by HappyHealthyRunner Health MavenFacebook Posted Mon 23 Apr 2012 8:41pm Today I have a guest post from Chris, who just recently went through a drastic life transformation. He’s sharing his story of how he finally got fit once and for all. Enjoy   On the 20thof March, 2011, I found myself driving to a friend’s house, not far from where I used to live; a journey I’d made countless times before. Why was this t ... Read on »
BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing by Posted Thu 28 May 2009 9:00pm BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing Key Points BRCA1 and BRCA2 are human genes that belong to a class of genes known as tumor suppressors. Mutation of these genes has been linked to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (see Question 1 ). A woman's risk of devel ... Read on »
Lower Health Insurance Premiums Encourage Obese People to Exercise by A4M Posted Mon 17 Jun 2013 10:07pm Posted on June 14, 2013, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Exercise A health insurance scheme to encourage obese people to get active has been hailed as a success. ... Read on »