Study Questions the Value of Annual Physical Exams
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Study Questions the Value of Annual Physical Exams

Copenhagen : Denmark | Oct 16, 2012 at 7:17 PM PDT
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Now a new research review finds that these kinds of checkups don't help people live longer, and they don't cut the risk of dying of cancer or heart disease . We did not find any signs of benefit, on death risk, says researcher Lasse T. Krogsboll, a PhD student at the Nordic Cochrane Center in Copenhagen,... FULL ARTICLE AT WebMD
 
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