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New Medicine Saving Lives

When you think of the worst kinds of illnesses and conditions you can get, things like strokes, heart attacks, cancer, and AIDS generally come to mind. Unfortunately, these are also ailments that have historically had unstable treatment options. While many people survive cancer, AIDS, and even debilitating strokes, treatment for any of these life-threatening conditions […]

Beating the Brain Attack: An Overview of Strokes

Some people call them “brain attacks.” Some refer to them as “cerebrovascular accidents.” No matter what you call it, strokes are serious business, and can be deadly. According to the American Stroke Association, nearly 800,000 Americans have a new or recurrent stroke each year, which amounts to one stroke every 40 seconds. The American Heart […]

From Riders to Exclusions and Limitations

Signing on for a life insurance policy can be a confusing thing. You want to make sure that you’re obtaining the right coverage so that in the event of your death, your family won’t be overwhelmed by financial burden. But policies can contain cryptic and confusing verbiage. You may be hesitant to sign away your […]

Life Insurance for Your Child?

The idea of buying life insurance for your child may seem a bit out there. Most people think of life insurance as a means for income replacement for a parent if he or she were to suddenly pass away – you certainly don’t rely on the income of your child to keep your family financially […]

Trampoline Exercises, Make Workouts Fun!

Remember how fun it was to bounce on a trampoline in the backyard as a kid? Trampolines are back, and now they’re being used as powerful tools in the pursuit of healthy weight loss. Pair fun with fitness by investing in a mini trampoline. What Are Mini Trampolines? A mini trampoline is essentially the same […]

What’s on Your Bucket List?

For a couple in New Zealand, the news that the husband was terminally ill with lung cancer that was spreading to his heart was all they needed to know before deciding to tackle a bucket list. Thus they ended their life insurance, sold the house, and wrote up a list of things they wanted to […]

Weighty Effects of Alcoholism

Alcoholism is a serious disease that affects millions of Americans every day. It is a condition that can alter a person’s state of mind and it does not discriminate. Another disease that does not discriminate is obesity. Obesity is another disease that affects millions of Americans as well. Many now resort to having surgery to […]

8 Ways to Stay Fit in a Sedentary Work Environment

In 2009, 63.1% of adults were either obese or overweight, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, and the number continues to crawl upwards each year. If you’re just starting your first desk job, you might be gaining weight simply from the reduced activity while keeping the same diet. It can be hard to counteract the long, […]

The Life of Rodney King: 7 Memorable Quotes

In 1991, Rodney King was the victim of police brutality that would set off a wave of public disquiet towards racial discrimination. Forced into the role of a civil rights figure, King’s life became very public from that day onward, uncovering both his saintly attributes and the gritty, dark nature of his alcohol and drug […]

8 Shocking Real-Life Cases of Cannibalism

Dubbed “America’s favorite fictional cannibal,” Hannibal Lecter’s flesh eating ways have been replicated one too many times, making headlines and perhaps sparking a chilling trend. Most recently, the incident in Miami involving a face-gnawing homeless man has led us to research other real-life cases of cannibalism. It’s hard to believe that these flesh-eating cases are […]