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The High Cost of Free Checkups

Al Lewis | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics
Al Lewis

A predictable irony of the never-ending Affordable Care Act (ACA) debate is that the one provision that the Republicans should be attacking -- free "checkups" for everyone -- is one of the few provisions they aren't attacking.

In Support of the Annual Physical Exam

Dr. Frank Spinelli | Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Frank Spinelli

Shouldn't we be focusing on preventative health care instead of discouraging patients to see their doctor annually? Aside from the unnecessary tests, over-prescribed medications and needless scans, what's so wrong with fostering this basic human interaction?