are expensive to treat. Eat a proper diet, exercise, and visit your doctor regularly. “These simple steps can save thousands of dollars,” says Banthin.
Healthcare Assistance Programs
The American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org) can help you find cancer screenings for free or at minimal cost
Bureau of Primary Health Care (http://bphc.hrsa.gov) can help you locate community healthcare centers nationwide that offer free or low-cost care
Partnership for Prescription Assistance (www.pparx.org) can help you find free or low-cost medication
Access to Benefits (www. accesstobenefits.org) helps Medicare beneficiaries identify prescription-savings programs