Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Sabrina Jillah
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March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Not many people are aware of this type of cancer, yet it is the fifth most common cancer among women, so it is especially important to spread awareness.
The main issue is that diagnosis mostly happens after the cancer has already spread - making treatment more difficult, and leading to the UK having the worst survival rates in Europe. This can change if there is more awareness, and if there are improvements in detection, treatment and ultimately survival.

We are supporting World Cancer Day 2016

Sabrina Jillah
Thursday 4th February is World Cancer Day. What is it? Well it’s a global event, uniting the world’s population in the fight against cancer.
The aim is to raise awareness and education about the disease, pressing the government and individuals across the world to take action, and hopefully saving millions of preventable deaths each year.

10 Easy Ways to get Fit and Healthy in the New Year

Sabrina Jillah
With it recently being in the news that obesity could be linked to over half a million more people getting cancer in the next 20 years*, now is the time to make sure you are being healthy. Being overweight is also linked to diabetes and coronary heart disease.
You can protect yourself financially with cancer cover products, but you would be wise to protect your body by having a healthier lifestyle too. The New Year is often a great time to start a fitness routine, but it is easy to give up towards to end of the month. Make sure you start with easy targets that so that you can keep going. Here are some simple ways to start:

Happy Holidays from us!

Sabrina Jillah
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Christmas is nearly here, and from all of us at Union Insurance we wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Enjoy the holidays, and we’ll be back in the New Year with more new blog posts.