Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the United States.1 According to a recent study conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, firefighters are more than twice as likely to be diagnosed with invasive cancer than the average person.2 This alarming statistic—as well as other common health issues including heart attacks, kidney failures, and strokes—has led to critical illness becoming one of the most talked about issues among emergency services workers. Our Group Critical Illness Insurance offers peace of mind to America’s heroes and their families. With this plan, firefighters are covered for both occupational and non-occupational related invasive cancers, heart attacks, kidney failures, and strokes.
Critical Illness Insurance highlights include:
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1 “Medical News Today, 2017.” Retrieved from https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/282929.php.
2“Cancer among U.S. Fire Fighters.” Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/firefighters/ffcancerstudy.html.
3Heyes, J.D. “A deadly profession: 68 percent of firefighters fall victim to cancer.” NaturalNews. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 June 2017.
4“Extreme heat exposure linked to firefighter heart attacks.” News. N.p., 3 Apr. 2017. Web. 01 June 2017.
5“2015 Kidney Disease Statistics.” American Kidney Fund. American Kidney Fund, n.d. Web. 01 June 2017.
6“The Internet Stroke Center.” The Internet Stroke Center. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 June 2017.