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5 Health Appointments Americans Should Schedule Now

Critical exams and scans are dangerously overdue for millions of people

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Preventive medicine and positive lifestyle choices are vital to good health, but the complex, expensive, frustrating and often anemic U.S. health care system can cause our collective health to deteriorate until we end…




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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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