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Bill Would Provide Cancer Insurance Benefits To Firefighters

A new bill is expected to provide cancer insurance benefits to firefighters in Nebraska faced with a cancer diagnosis. There are approximately 15,000 firefighters in the state and about 95% of them volunteer their time. So, they should have the financial resources available to battle cancer brought on by their commitment to their career. Research […]

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WVU Project Helps Prevent Blindness In Diabetic Patients

The risk of going blind is very real for diabetics. The WVU project hopes to mitigate the risks and help bring awareness for diabetic patients. West Virginia University doctors are at the front of the program, and staff across the state have joined efforts to find early intervention for diabetic retinopathy. Vision loss can interfere […]

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Study Finds Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing In 45% Of Medicaid Patients

A new study by Northwestern Medicine found shockingly high rates of improper antibiotic prescribing for Medicaid patients. Before this study, antibiotic prescribing for patients on Medicaid had not been studied. The study was recently published in Health Affairs, regarded by The Washington Post as “the bible of health policy.” Medicaid is the largest source of […]

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Uber Gets Permit To Test Self-Driving Cars In California

California just granted a permit to Uber for testing its autonomous vehicles on public roads across the state. Uber is joining several other companies doing the same, such as Tesla and Waymo. These technologies are intended to transform driving as we know it and make it possible to order more driverless vehicles. Besides self-driving cars […]

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More on Self-Driving Cars: Insurance as We Know It May Disappear

As self-driving cars hit the road and the technology becomes familiar chances are that car insurance as we know it may disappear. But between here and there a lot needs to happen. Realistically speaking, most people haven’t experienced autonomous cars before. All of this could complicate things a bit for insurance companies. There will be […]

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Life Insurance

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Prudential To Charge Higher Life Insurance Rates For Vapers

If you enjoy vaping, you better think twice or thrice before buying life insurance with Prudential.  They are one of the largest insurers out there – about to tweak its policy for vapers. Smokers are generally charged more for life insurance than nonsmokers. Under the new policy, Prudential will classify vapers as smokers when applying […]

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Non-Life Insurance Market Key Business Segments Making Moves, a Shake Up in Market Estimates Expected

Sep 10, 2019 (HTF Market Intelligence via COMTEX) — A new business intelligence report released by Advance Market Analytics with title Non-Life Insurance Market Insights, Forecast to 2025.This report provides a detailed overview of key factors in the Non …

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4 people who bought life insurance in their 20s explain why they still think it was the right choice

Typically, the younger and healthier you are when you buy life insurance, the lower your monthly rate. The peace of mind is great, too.

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