Could You Spot a Heart Attack?
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. Yet only 50% of U.S. adults are aware of the top five heart attack warning signs. What we see on TV and in movies—the dramatic clenching of the chest—misleads us to believe a heart event will be more obvious than it is. The first step to better outcomes is learning for yourself how to identify the most common symptoms of heart attack in men and women.
Three Reasons to Prioritize Your Yearly Screenings
Three Reasons to Prioritize Your Yearly Screenings As you dive into spring cleaning, don’t overlook the importance of yearly screenings and tests for you and your loved ones—and, of course, filing your screenings claims. Tidying up your healthcare doesn’t have to be a challenge, and at Platinum, we’re dedicated to simplifying the claims process for…
How Platinum Founder Wayne Briggs Built His Legacy at the Kitchen Table
How Platinum Founder Wayne Briggs Built His Legacy at the Kitchen Table The kitchen table has been a substantial fixture in the lives of Americans for years. We eat at the kitchen table, we share stories around it, and we lean on it as we help our children with their homework. We live around the…
Stroke Prevention in Any Season
Stroke Prevention in Any Season Physical activity and consistent exercise are among the most important steps you can take to minimize your risk of stroke. Here are tips for maintaining your fitness, no matter the weather conditions. How can you take preventive steps against one of the leading causes of disability? First, it’s important to…
Put Your Policy To Work Today
Having a supplemental cancer insurance policy can alleviate your financial stress when faced with cancer. It may also provide coverage for diagnostic testing, putting your policy to work today in prevention of a diagnosis.
More Than Just Lump-Sum
Chances are, you’ve heard all about the lump-sum benefits on your Platinum-marketed policy. But, did you know about the other valuable benefits that can help cover the out-of-pocket expenses that go along with a serious illness diagnosis?
Can You Spot a Stroke?
Just 38 percent of people are aware of the major symptoms of stroke.1 Yet, stroke is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the U.S. Learn how to identify a stroke as well as measures you can take against this critical illness.
Rural Living Has Its Rewards…and Risks. How You Can Minimize the Hazards
If you’re like us, you love all the benefits of living in a rural community. But, like anything good, there come some tradeoffs. For rural Americans who typically live long distances from good healthcare resources, our personal health seems to be at greatest risk. Fortunately, there are things we can do, starting now, to improve our outcomes.
Are You Sun Safe?
Warmer weather means more time outdoors—and an increased risk of skin cancer. Read on to raise your awareness of the most treatable cancer as well as tips to help protect yourself and your family this summer.
Spring Is Here: Don’t Slip on Your Safety Standards
Preventable injuries are on the rise, and with spring underway, the progression into a new season can bring increased safety concerns. A quick refresher of some simple safety measures is a good way to prevent accidents and injuries this season.