Author: Jon Sabes

Total Immersion – RIP Terry Laughlin

Last week while listening to my favorite podcast Tim Ferris, I was surprised and saddened to learn that Terry Laughlin, founder and developer of the Total Immersion swimming method had passed.  The cause of Terry’s early demise: prostate cancer – metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer – a nasty cancer with a bad prognosis. Tim Ferris’s own story of learning to swim reminds me of my own, and Tim’s fandom of Terry resonated with me as well. There is so much to admire about Terry and his story, but what I take away most of all is his sense of purpose –...

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Epigenetics: Best Video Ever

Learn the difference between Genetics and Epigenetics from the coolest video ever. The graphics contained in this video depict the most amazing thing that occurs to make you who you are! What you are about to see is so wild, its feels like science fiction, only its not.  Enjoy! Tweet Share this:LinkedInFacebookTwitterMorePinterestPrintGoogleLike this:Like...

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A Handful of Genetic Changes Make Cancer

The BBC reports that a handful of changes to your genetic code will make cancer.  This is incredible news, imagine the fact that only one genetic mutation to your genetic code is responsible for your generating cancer in your body – that is exactly what researchers reported: just one mutation to drive thyroid and testicular cancers; a mere four mutations to make a breast or liver cancer; and a smattering of 10 mutations to create a colorectal cancer. If you are not thrown back into your chair right now – you have to be brain dead – perhaps you...

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Insurtech Caught on Radar

This was the first year I attended Insurtech Connect 2017. At the conference we unveiled our new company: Life Epigenetics, Inc. At the conference, I had the opportunity to participate on a panel entitled “Underwriting 2.0: Opening Pandora’s Box of Life Insurance.” The panel provided me with the chance to be the first person to speak to about the power that epigenetic analysis holds for the global life insurance industry.  I can almost guarantee you that almost no one (other than a few PhDs in the room) in the audience had even hear of the term “EPIGENETICS” before that panel....

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Creativity is only limited by our imagination and willingness to work towards its realization - resident artist in business. I serve as the Chief Executive Officer of Nasdaq: GWGH

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