TITLE

We Do Control Premiums

PUB. DATE
August 2001
SOURCE
Advisor Today;Aug2001, Vol. 96 Issue 8, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Talks about personal health care as a way to control increases in insurance premium costs. Discussion on the obesity epidemic; Benefits of adopting healthy habits; Criticism against the lifestyle of convenience and inactivity; Results of a 1990 study on elderly residents of nursing homes under supervised weight training.
ACCESSION #
4960971

 

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