When to buy life insurance if at risk for cancer

When to buy life insurance if at risk for cancer

The American Cancer Society is calling attention to new data showing that fewer people have been dying of cancer in recent decades.

The organization said that since the declaration of a “war on cancer” in 1971, improvements have been fueled by a decline in tobacco use, as well as increased screening procedures and what was described as “modest to large improvements in treatment” for various types of cancer.

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Diabetes and Obesity Affect Life Insurance Prices

Diabetes and Obesity Affect Life Insurance Prices

An individual’s life insurance rates can be affected by health conditions like diabetes and obesity – and in some cases, even people who exercise regularly and eat right can set themselves up for dangerous medical problems if they aren’t careful.

Healthcare professionals have long advised people to watch what they eat and to engage in physical activity regularly. By avoiding chronic health conditions, insurers will be more inclined to offer favorable rates, and the chance of hospitalization for a major illness becomes lower.

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