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Alzheimer’s Dementia Onset: Study Examines the Impact of Lifestyle Factors on Life Expectancy

August 25, 2022

A Note from Dr. Robert Stout, CRL Chief Scientific Officer & Co-Founder The below commentary from Michael Fulks, MD, is… Read More

Tags: Alzheimers, Cardiovascular risk, Dementia, Life expectancy, Life Insurance

What is causing the increasing disparity in mortality rates between states?

August 4, 2022

Mortality has steadily improved in the U.S. until recently, when COVID-19 and fentanyl-related deaths increased. However, the disparity in mortality… Read More

Tags: Life expectancy, Life Insurance, Mortality

What Physiologic Process or Limitation Determines Human Life Expectancy?

July 28, 2022

Life insurers focus on life expectancy, which is impacted by lifestyle and disease for individuals, and by natural events and… Read More

Tags: Life expectancy, Life Insurance, Mammals, Mutations

There is a $4 billion tobacco misrepresentation cost to the life insurance industry that is getting worse with time

July 21, 2022

In conjunction with industry partners APPS, ExamOne and IMS Paramed, we recently collaborated on an effort to analyze and understand… Read More

Tags: Cigarettes, Insurance, Mortality, Nicotine, Risk

Observational Study Unveils a Simple, Safe, & Effective Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer

April 26, 2022

Dr. Michael Fulks, Consulting Medical Director, details a new study showcasing improved outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients through the use… Read More

Tags: Cancer, Life Insurance, Pancreatic cancer, Study

New Data: Leading Causes of Death in the U.S. are Changing

April 7, 2022

Consulting medical director Michael Fulks, MD, comments on recent changes to the leading causes of death because of COVID-19, drugs,… Read More

Tags: Cancer, Covid 19, Drug overdose, Life Insurance, Mortality

Chronic Kidney Disease & Cystatin C: Latest Data Allows Better Risk Selection with the Ability to Issue More Cases

February 15, 2022

The conclusions of the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Controversies Conference were recently published.1 This expert panel started with… Read More

Tags: eGFR, Kidney, Life Insurance, Mortality, Risk

What Causes Cognitive Decline After Bypass Surgery?

December 22, 2021

As most physicians and many families can attest, coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients often show memory issues and other… Read More

Tags: Bypass, Cognitive, Insurance, Memory, Underwriting

CRL PLUS Rx™: Your Solution for Missing Pharmaceutical Data

December 16, 2021

The Insurers team is excited to share an update with our readers on CRL PLUS Rx™, a service to help… Read More

Tags: Insurance, Lab data, Plus Rx, Underwriting

Recent Evidence Suggests Underwriters Can Ignore a “Pre-Diabetes” Label

December 2, 2021

It’s a simple concept: the more people you can label as having a condition for which you provide support (as… Read More

Tags: Diabetes, Insurance, Mortality, Study, Underwriting

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