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Publication Series

    Life/Health International(44)

    Life/Health North America(3)

  • Changing Views on E-Cigarettes – No Smoke Without Fire

    By Ross Campbell | Nov 14, 2019 | English

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the U.S. just announced an investigation of a multistate outbreak of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI). By November there were over 1,800 confirmed and probable cases and...

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  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia - From Fatal to Chronic Disease

    By Dr. John O'Brien | Oct 16, 2019 | English

    Major advances in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) have produced a welcome improvement in its prognosis. CML used to be a universally fatal condition; now, for some patients, it can be considered a chronic illness with little impact on...

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  • Building Underwriting Models for Mental Health

    By Dr. Chris Ball | Oct 08, 2019 | English

    As a young psychiatrist, I went through a period of being excited about the brain. It seemed that emerging technologies in imaging and genetics would transform clinical psychiatry. This was encouraging news with mental health problems causing the most...

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  • Why It’s Time to Re-evaluate Cystic Fibrosis

    By Jon Parker | Sep 10, 2019 | English

    Cystic fibrosis was rarely encountered by Life and Health underwriters until relatively recently. However, advances in our understanding of this inherited lung disease, and the emergence of more effective treatments, mean that children born with the disease...

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