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Cancer Survivors: How to Get Life Insurance Coverage

If you’re a cancer survivor, you know how much your diagnosis – no matter how long ago – changed your life. The good news is, more people than ever before are cancer survivors, living rich, full, healthy, active lives. Unlike years ago, when a cancer diagnosis made it nearly impossible for cancer survivors to find life insurance coverage, today you have options. The number of survivors from all forms of cancer is steadily growing. In the United States, it’s around 15 million and is expected to reach more than 20 million survivors in the next seven years. Just like continued checkups and care are necessary for your health as a cancer survivor, taking care of your financial peace of mind is also important. Unlike years ago when a cancer diagnosis made it nearly impossible to find life insurance coverage, today you have options. Life Insurance Coverage for Cancer Survivors Here…

Cancer Prevention Tips

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, which is a great reminder to put your health first. Fortunately, the majority of known cancer causes are avoidable and related to lifestyle. While eating right, exercising regularly and avoiding tobacco products may constitute your first line of defense, recent research has uncovered a number of small, surprising ways to minimize your cancer risk every day. Not only can these five tips help prevent cancer, they can improve your energy levels and overall well-being in the process.  Filter Your Tap Water A report from the President’s Cancer Panel on how to reduce exposure to carcinogens suggests that home-filtered tap water is a safer bet than bottled water. Consumer Reports’ top manufacturers for faucet-mounted filters are Culligan, PUR and Brita. Store your drinking water in a stainless steel or glass container to avoid chemical contaminants like BPA, which is present in most plastic bottles. Don’t…

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