heart disease News

Carrier Can Deny Widow’s Claim Because Heart Disease Contributed to Crash Victim’s Death

Zurich American Insurance Co. concluded that heart disease killed Joseph Arruda, not the spine fracture he suffered after his vehicle careened across opposite lanes of traffic and collided with an oncoming vehicle. Zurich denied an accidental death claim filed by …

FDA Proposes Graphic Warnings on Cigarette Packs, Advertisements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed that cigarette packs carry graphic new health warnings including pictures and text outlining lesser-known risks of smoking like bladder cancer and diabetes as well as lung cancer. The FDA said the proposed …