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Most Americans Living Longer, But Not Necessarily Healthier

Americans are living longer given increasing medical advances, but these advances can’t offset Americans’ unhealthy lifestyles, according to United Health Foundation’s 2012 America’s Health Rankings®. Rates of premature, cardiovascular (CV) and cancer deaths have declined since 1990 by 18 percent, … finish reading Most Americans Living Longer, But Not Necessarily Healthier

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Physical Health Problems Spur More Patients to Seek Mental Health Services

People who experience physical health problems are three times more likely to seek mental health services than those who have no physical ailments, according to a new study from Oregon State University (OSU). Using data from more than 6,000 people … finish reading Physical Health Problems Spur More Patients to Seek Mental Health Services

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Nearly Half of All Critical Illness Insurance Claims Begin Prior To Age 55; Cancer Remains Leading Cause

Just under half, or 47 percent, of new critical illness insurance claims in 2011 began prior to age 55, according to a study from the American Association for Critical Illness Insurance (AACII) and General Re Life Corporation. This marks a … finish reading Nearly Half of All Critical Illness Insurance Claims Begin Prior To Age 55; Cancer Remains Leading Cause

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