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COVID-19 Research Updates & Resources: April 22

April 22, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to be top of mind, we are committed to serving our customers and understanding the virus. There… Read More

Tags: Coronavirus, Covid 19, Covid 19 Crisis, Laboratory, Molecular Diagnostics

Obesity Data & Mortality Risk: What to Know

April 16, 2020

Unfortunately, our waists are still getting bigger and so is out mortality risk. More than half of United States adults… Read More

Tags: Bmi, Life Insurance, Medical Research, Mortality, Obesity

Medical Journal Articles: A Caution on Trustworthiness & Reproducibility

April 7, 2020

We know not to put too much trust in medical reporting that originates on the internet or in popular press,… Read More

Tags: Electronic Health Record, Healthcare, Life Insurance, Medical Research, Mortality

What Patients Don’t Tell Their Doctors: The Dimensions of Nondisclosure

April 2, 2020

Recent studies show that patient disclosure is a moving target, especially when it comes to concerns of digital privacy. Read… Read More

Tags: Doctors, Life Insurance, Mortality, Nda, Patients

COVID-19 Crisis & CRL: Serving the Life Behind Each Sample

March 31, 2020

We are closely monitoring events pertaining to the COVID-19 crisis and are working hard to ensure our customers are informed… Read More

Tags: Covid 19, Life Insurance, Mortality

The Process of Blood Pressure Measurement and the Value of Additional Readings

March 24, 2020

History: Blood Pressure Measurement Background Blood pressure is one of the first objective measures used to evaluate risk in life… Read More

Tags: Blood Pressure, Healthcare, Life Insurance, Risk, Underwriting

Rising Mortality Rates: What Insurers Should Know & Consider

March 9, 2020

Bad news for actuaries: according to the latest from the US Journal of the American Medical Association, mortality rates for… Read More

Tags: Drug Test, Life Insurance, Mortality, Underwriting

CRISPR Technology: Implications for the Insurance Industry and Beyond

February 28, 2020

Dr. Steven J. Rigatti, consulting medical director to CRL, discusses the novel use of the CRISPR technique and its potential… Read More

Tags: CRISPR, Crispr Cas9, Dna, Life Insurance, Sickle Cell

Dementia: Causes, Risks, and Potential Prevention

February 18, 2020

Dr. Michael Fulks is a Medical Director for Clinical Reference Laboratory (CRL). He is an expert commentator on core issues… Read More

Tags: Alzheimers, Cardiovascular Disease, Dementia, Life Insurance, Underwriting

Epigenetics: Why the Science is Important & What CRL Needs from You

January 30, 2020

Epigenetic testing is a critical part of CRL’s approach to innovative science. Read below to learn about how epigenetic testing… Read More

Tags: Clinical Research, Epigenetics, Insurance, Laboratory, Life Insurance

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