• Do Strong Relationships Make You Healthier?

    Summary:

    The people in your life could be reducing the risks to your cardiac health.

    Changing your relationship status on Facebook used to be a big deal. People agonized about going from “single” to “in a relationship”. Or from “in a relationship” to the infamous “it’s complicated.” … more

    14 Aug 2017

    Do Strong Relationships Make You Healthier?Changing your relationship status on Facebook … more

    Section: Wellness

  • How To Know If You Have Hepatitis C

    Summary:

    The best way to diagnose Hep C is with a blood test or, if your doctor already suspects chronic Hep C, with a liver biopsy.

    Hepatitis C (Hep C) is a virus that leads to a liver disease of the same name. So how do you know if you have it?

    First, it’s important to know that there are two different types of Hepatitis C … more

    28 Jul 2017

    How To Know If You Have Hepatitis CHepatitis C (Hep C) is a virus that leads to a liver … more

    Section: Wellness

  • Why Is My Health Insurance Getting More Expensive?

    Summary:

    What happens when you have medical insurance but the monthly premium increases from one year to the next?

    There are numerous benefits to having health insurance. It:

    Pays a percentage of your doctor’s visits

    Pays for hospital stays

    Offers discounts on medications

    Provides protection for your family … more

    20 Jun 2017

    Why Is My Health Insurance Getting More Expensive? There are numerous benefits to having … more

    Section: Wellness

  • What We Don’t Hear About Earbuds

    Summary:

    Earphones have become a daily gadget of modern society, but few people are aware of the dangers they can pose. Volume and type of earphone play an important factor.

    Francisco Arturo Sánchez Campa, Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery Hospital Regional No. 1 “Dr. Carlos McGregor Sánchez Navarro” Morelos, México

    Earphones have become a daily “gadget” of … more

    30 May 2017

    What We Don’t Hear About EarbudsFrancisco Arturo Sánchez Campa, Otorhinolaryngology and Head … more

    Section: Wellness

  • The Hidden Benefits of Hydrogen Peroxide

    Summary:

    Hydrogen Peroxide, can be used to disinfect, sanitize and deodorize, but as a mouth rinse, it can help overcome some of dental hygiene’s biggest problems.

    Dr. José Gabriel Luque, LATAM Medical Director Pan-American Life Insurance Group

    Hydrogen peroxide is a compound made up of the same elements as water, but with an extra oxygen atom (H2O2).

    Known … more

    30 May 2017

    The Hidden Benefits of Hydrogen PeroxideDr. José Gabriel Luque, LATAM Medical Director Pan- … more

    Section: Wellness

  • 11 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy

    Summary:

    At home, parents are responsible for creating a culture that promotes physical and mental well-being for their children during each stage of life, and encouraging the development of healthy habits.

    Dr. Giuseppe Randazzo Spataro, Medical Auditing and Hospital Management Specialist Pan-American Life Colombia Colombia

    Disease prevention designates any activity geared towards helping us to a … more

    Who We Are … more

    Section: Wellness

  • How To Avoid Becoming A Primary Disease Carrier?

    Summary:

    Rainy season is fast approaching, and with it also comes flu and pneumonia season. Paradoxically, we still come up with excuses to avoid immunizations.

    Dr. Roberto Herrera, Medical Directorand FounderHospital MetropolitanoSan José, Costa Rica  

    Rainy season is fast approaching, and with it also comes flu and pneumonia season. Paradoxically, we … more

    30 May 2017

    How To Avoid Becoming A Primary Disease Carrier?Dr. Roberto Herrera, Medical Directorand … more

    Section: Wellness

  • 10 Steps to a Healthier Lifestyle

    Summary:

    The current lifestyle of developing countries has modified the nutrition economics of the population while decreasing their levels of physical activity.

    Licda. Viviana Ovando, Nutritionist Medcare Guatemala, Guatemala

    The current lifestyle of developing countries has modified the nutrition economics of the population while decreasing their levels of … more

    30 May 2017

    10 Steps to a Healthier LifestyleLicda. Viviana Ovando, Nutritionist Medcare Guatemala, … more

    Section: Wellness

  • Malignant mole ABC

    Summary:

    Throughout the year, you should examine your skin head-to-toe once a month, looking for any suspicious lesions. Self-exams can help you identify potential skin cancers early, when they can almost always be completely cured.

    Dr. José Gabriel Luque, LATAM Medical Director Pan-American Life Insurance Group

    Have you ever been at the beach or in the pool and noticed a strange mole or freckle on your body or someone else’s, … more

    30 May 2017

    Malignant mole ABCDr. José Gabriel Luque, LATAM Medical Director Pan-American Life … more

    Section: Wellness

  • 4 Things You Should Know About Rotator Cuff Syndrome

    Summary:

    Rotator cuff disorder causes pain and weakness in your shoulder. It may be uncomfortable or impossible to do everyday activities, such as combing your hair, tucking in your shirt, or reaching above your head.

    Dr. Guido Alfonso Fierro Porto, Orthopedist, Elbow and Shoulder Surgeon Professor, Department of Medicine, Universidad de los Andes Bogotá, Colombia

    What is the rotator cuff?

    It is a group of … more

    30 May 2017

    4 Things You Should Know About Rotator Cuff Syndrome Dr. Guido Alfonso Fierro Porto, … more

    Section: Wellness