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Below is a list of our favorite stories from the past week. We hope you enjoy them. If you have any stories you’d like to share, please list them in the comments section below, and we’ll share your picks with other readers through LifeHealthPro’s Twitter page.
Health insurance is going to change, but it might not get better. Read more
The Obama administration is courting the Supreme Court’s conservative judges, hoping to save health care reform. Read more
How do successful people get that way? Research has turned up a few answers. Read more
Many Americans are living without access to dental care, and even if the treatment is easy to come by, many don’t have insurance to cover it. Read more
Meet members of the sandwich generation: raising children, dealing with elderly parents — and sometimes feeling as if they’ve bitten off more than they can chew. Read more
Does it make sense to buy life insurance for a child? Read more
Ever so quietly, insurance-industry number crunchers are tossing aside the old statistical models and life tables. Read more
A 2000 agreement between the U.S. and Germany was supposed to resolve all Holocaust-era claims with European insurers through an international insurance commission, yet tens of thousands of people with claims have gotten nothing, survivors’ groups and advocates say. Read more
Here’s one more thing to add to the list of boomer concerns: demographics. Read more
The Spoof (tagline: “Always there with the funniest spoof headlines”) reports findings that one of the UK’s leading life insurance providers have been fleecing their customers. Read more
Readers’ Favorite LifeHealthPro Stories From the Past Week