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March 25, 2011
Angela B. commented on March 29, 2011
Although I know it is important to get a routine physical yearly, I've had some pretty traumatic "physicals" in the past. I really have to prepare myself now to have these exams even bi-annually.
evansj07 commented on March 30, 2011
I have always taken getting a routine physical serious. This is where most of our prevention comes from. With a routine physical, it gives our primary care physician a chance to catch something that could become serious to our life or health. We must encourage the men in our lives to get regular check-ups as well, they shy away from doctors.
boatrokr commented on April 11, 2011
I only go to the doctor when I'm too sick to treat it myself because of electronic medical records.
Ecoflo_lab commented on April 14, 2011
Capricorn01984 commented on April 19, 2011
If more people had access to affordable health care this would be a feasible possibility. Preventative care is important, however, many cannot afford it. If only our nation took care of its citizens like Canada, France, and other nations who are true leaders in taking care of the health of their people.
Joy V. commented on April 21, 2011
I take full advantage of annual physicals because they are free. Everything seems to be about affordability these days. All preventive medicine should be at no cost to consumers. Its a great incentive to stay healthy! Colon cancer runs in my family but I cannot afford to have a colonoscopy because the cost is so high, but if I get colon cancer my insurance will pay more and I will pay less. How much sense does that make? Lets be proactive and get preventive tests, medications, and treatment free! The insurance companies will end up paying less and so will the insurers!
Capricorn01984 commented on April 21, 2011
I2racing --- you provide more supporting evidence that Universal Healthcare is simply the way to go!
Dianne F. commented on May 22, 2011
I have been getttin groutine physicals for the last 30 years. Without them I would have missed a breast lump and not have figured out that my joint pain wasn't from overworking but a chronic condition that requires specialized care and monitoring. I am just about to be 50 years old. Annual check-ups are what you make them, find a Doctor you feel you can talk to and go every year.