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Can microinsurance be a viable investment?

In complement to the blog that we are publishing on our website this week, I want to ask the question ...

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A novel cancer diagnostic tool with unknown consequences

A great new cancer diagnostic tool with the misnomer of "Liquid Biopsy" is entering clinical practice. It promises to better ...

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The weekend warrior – a worthy cause

If you're a "weekend warrior" – one of those people who only has the time or motivation to binge exercise ...

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Cancer Day 2017 – prevention AND cure

Sparks of brilliance and pockets of hope – that's what I see when it comes to newer, more effective cancer ...

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What happens when wearables are not the answer?

Keep pressing the snooze button, insurance industry, because we need to wake up, again. 

The recent Swiss Re conference, Health ...

STORY URL: http://cgd.swissre.com/events/Health_monitoring_sensors_2016.html

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Lego for business. Blockchain a game changer for insurance?

During the last year, I've been working on Blockchain at Swiss Re. In my work on the technology, my ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/reinsurance/insurers_and_reinsurers_launch_blockchain_initiative.html

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International dialogue: Helping people return to good work

I recently attended the International Forum of Disability Management conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as an invited speaker on ...

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Challenging a universal truth. Fat or fraud?

You may remember my blog earlier this year which introduced the idea that what we see in our food pyramids ...

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Rising to the resilience challenge

How one man, a city and an industry might find the seeds of success in adversity

Personal stories are always ...

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LOOKING FOR THE WOW EFFECT

My mother died at the age of 94. She lived the last few years of her life in a nursing ...

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Big Data, Meet Thick Data for More Relevant Insurance

For years, I was frustrated as an anthropologist in academia where we gathered data on culture and communities, but often ...

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The idea is not enough...

The mission that unites all entrepreneurs is turning an idea into profit. Crucial to achieving that mission is the commerciality ...

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In with the old, in with the new · Swiss Re Foundation award

"A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it" (George A ...

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Drama and deceit revealed in our upside down food pyramid

We've been led to believe fat is bad, and carbohydrates are good. Turns out our food pyramid is upside ...

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Engaging the Middle Market Millennial through Fluidless UW

It is Life Insurance Awareness Month once again! This is a time when the life insurance industry reflects on the ...

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