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Coming Soon: A Weekly Shot to Control Obesity

July 14, 2021

By 2018, over 42% of US adults were obese (BMI 30+) with little variation by age and sex, and almost… Read More

Tags: Bmi, Insurance, Life Insurance, Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Recent Publication on Mortality: Impacts on Insurers

June 28, 2021

Recently Dr. Michael Fulks commented on 2020 mortality data from JAMA, citing an increase of 17.7% from 2019 to 2020… Read More

Tags: Cancer, Insurance, Life Insurance, Mortality, Retirement

The Emerging Marijuana Challenge: Δ8-THC

May 18, 2021

Delta-8 Compound Marijuana testing is used by a number of life insurers in the risk assessment process. New chemical entities… Read More

Tags: Delta 8 Thc, Drug Test, Insurance, Laboratory, Marijuana

Trends in Nicotine Misrepresentation

January 20, 2021

A fundamental underwriting principal is to treat like risks in a similar manner. This fairness doctrine is a key to… Read More

Tags: Cigarettes, Insurance, Mortality, Nicotine, Risk

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

The Opioid Crisis, Marijuana Laws, and Life Expectancy in the US

January 8, 2020

Is legalized cannabis the answer to America’s opioid crisis? This provocative question is garnering significant attention from the team at Clinical… Read More

Tags: Drugs, Insurance, Life Insurance, Marijuana Legalization, Opiods