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Global study reveals people worldwide are living longer, but with disabilities and diseases of modern world
Nearly everywhere around the world, people are living longer. Increasingly, however, people are living with chronic diseases and disabilities of modern life.
The last comprehensive global study took place in the year 1990. Back in 1990, the top health problem globally was the death of children under age 5.
Currently, the biggest contributors to the global health burden is chronic diseases, injuries, mental health conditions, and bone and joint diseases. In developed countries, these account for more than half of the health problems in the population.
The research appeared in the online journal, Lancet, more than 480 researchers in 50 countries collaborated, gathering data from 1990-2010. The series of information was paid for by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Globally, the leading causes of death are heart disease, stroke, lung cancer, liver cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer and AIDS.
People are living longer in chronic pain and with physical and mental disabilities.
It is a time for people to consider long term disability insurance and critical illness insurance.
Critical illness insurance assists with any costs associated with facing a critical or long term illness. Critical illness insurance provides you with a one time lump sum payment upon survival of a designated waiting period (survival period) of one of several specific condition ( cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s etc).
If you encounter a denial of your long term disability claim or critical illness claim, the lawyers at Aaron Waxman and Associates can assist you with your claim. We are a Toronto Personal Injury Law Firm that practices personal injury law. We only represent the rights of injured people.
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