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Why EVERYONE (even you) needs medical cover in their travel insurance

You have a clean bill of health. You’re active. Why do you need medical cover in your travel insurance? The answers may surprise you...

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July: Leiomyosarcoma Cancer Awareness Month

Leiomyosarcoma cancer: it’s an uncommon disease. And as such it needs more awareness than ever this July. Here's how we're helping.

Erb's palsy is a birth injury covered by World First insurance that results in damage to an infant's brachial plexus – a system of nerves in the shoulder and upper arm.

You should know about Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week

You should know about Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week Chances are you don’t know about Erb’s palsy. (If you do, you should probably still read this article.) Here to change that and highlight why all expectant parents should be aware is …

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It’s Charcot-Marie-Tooth Awareness Month. So, are you aware?

Most people have no idea about Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease. Don’t be one of them. They say that innocence is bliss. That’s simply not true when it comes to medical awareness. Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease is the most common inherited neurological condition in the …

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What does it mean to have multiple sclerosis ?

What does it mean to have multiple sclerosis ? There are 100,000 people in the UK who could tell you first hand. Yet multiple sclerosis remains a condition that most know little about. That’s why the MS Trust is keen …

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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2012

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 2012 Following last week’s post on Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, the campaign’s creators, Bowel Cancer UK, write a guest post about the signs and symptoms of the condition and tell us why the campaign is so …

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World Kidney Day | When, why and what’s happening near you?

World Kidney Day takes place on 8th March. It fights for awareness and early detection of kidney disease, which affects 600 million people across the globe. Unfortunately, for several million of those the condition will be fatal within the next …

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World Osteoporosis Day | “One in three women and one in five men over 50 will have an osteoporotic fracture”

Today is World Osteoporosis Day. Osteoporosis is a disease where the bones lose their density and become weak, leading to painful fractures. Every three seconds, a bone will break somewhere in the world as a result of the disease. That’s …

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World Heart Day | “Heart disease and strokes claim 17.1 million lives each year”

World Heart Day | “Heart disease and strokes claim 17.1 million lives each year” Today, 29th September, is World Heart Day. One of its main aims is to alert people around the world to the fact that heart disease and …

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