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Interview with Aetna International’s Caroline Pain: DNA & your health

We take a look at the now and the future of DNA testing with Aetna International’s Caroline Pain.

Aetna is the first insurer to provide genetics and a link to personal health for their members. advo’s Colin Boxall talks to Aetna International about their launch of DNA testing for their European members, how they benefit, and how the insurer sees the future.
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Back care

Back pain is the second most common reason people visit their family doctors. It is the leading cause of disability worldwide, preventing many people from engaging in work and other everyday activities.
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Busting the dental myths

Research from Bupa has found that many people avoid showing their teeth when smiling, feel the need to put their hand over their mouth when talking and even avoid having their picture taken, due to their insecurities around showing their teeth when smiling. But what are the common myths?
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Early Intervention Services – Group Risk’s Cinderella Support Service?

Does the importance of early intervention and effective rehabilitation during absence supersede the financial benefits that Group Income Protection (GIP) provides? There is a growing school of thought that this, and the support services insurers provide, are becoming more important than ever to corporate customers. Paul Avis, Marketing Director at Canada Life gives his views.
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