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Looking ahead while looking back on a record-breaking 2017

For insurers, 2017 was defined by a series of natural and man-made disasters that resulted in record-breaking losses. To that ...

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Paving the Way to Narrowing Protection Gap in Asia

Economic losses from disaster events in Asia were an estimated USD 31 billion in 2017, of which only USD 5 ...

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Asia Pacific nations united in tackling disaster risk

From earthquakes along the Ring of Fire to landfalling category 5 typhoons, countries in the Asia-Pacific region of the world ...

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Earthquakes do not read codes

A recent article in the New York Times "San Francisco's Big Seismic Gamble" sheds light on the uncertainties associated ...

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Harvey, we have a problem!

Houston is a microcosm of the flooding problem in the United States. Combine population growth with aggressive development in an ...

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Does genetics help to predict your diabetes risk?

We are well aware of the conventional predictors for type 2 diabetes. Besides non-modifiable factors such as age, gender, ethnic ...

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Italy: Our natural catastrophe story nine years after the L'Aquila Earthquake

LET'S LOOK BACK …6 April 2009. 5.9 on the Richter magnitude scale, 309 fatalities, 1'600 people injured ...

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Stick to it! How to make better behaviours last.

What are the key drivers of long-term behaviour change in type 2 diabetes patients?

During the interesting panel discussion at ...

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Tips That Will Help In Selection Of The Medicare Plan N Rate

All you individuals who are approaching 65 will require Medicare health policy. You can cover all the medical costs with ...

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California Earthquakes- Science Matters

At Swiss Re our mission is to make the world more resilient.
That's why we're proud to support ...

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Insurers' contribution to fight rising cancer burden in Asia

Cancer has a major impact on societies across the world. Half of us will hear the words “you have cancer ...

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The Great Ice Storm of 1998 - 20 Years Later

Do you remember what you were doing the week of January 5,1998? For millions of Quebecois that week will ...

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Reawakening the spinal cord

More than 15,000 Australians – and many millions worldwide – live with a spinal cord injury. Sadly, each day this number ...

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Time for some intergenerational justice!

Australia has a world class aged care system, but it's under increasing pressure.

At a time when future funding ...

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The Importance of Resilient Buildings

Most people believe buildings codes are designed so that a building can withstand a major earthquake. The fact is that ...

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