Benefits Offered by Preventative Health Care Services

Regular checkups with a person’s doctor are the best way to maintain good overall health and well-being. The fact is, chronic diseases account for approximately seven out of every 10 deaths of people in the U.S. each year and they cause 75% of all healthcare costs in the country. What’s even worse is that chronic diseases are preventable when they are detected early through the use of screening tests. Diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer are much easier to treat in the very beginning. Keep reading to learn about…

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After Too Much Neglect, Preventative Healthcare Increasingly Takes Center Stage

It is always better to avoid getting sick or succumbing to injury than to end up needing treatment, however effective the latter might prove to be. This fact has combined with increasing costs of care to make the value of preventative health services amply clear in recent years. Despite that fact, much of the research and activity in the healthcare industry still focuses on coming up with new or improved types of treatment. Leaders like Jim Plante have been making steady progress when it comes to bringing preventative health up…

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