What are the risks and benefits of getting a comprehensive annual physical exam and routine blood testing.
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So if you don’t have any symptoms or issues, should you even go in for an annual check-up? That was the subject of my last video, Is it Worth Getting Annual Health Check-Ups? (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/Is-It-Worth-Getting-Annual-Health-Check-Ups).
Should All Children Have their Cholesterol Checked (https://www.nutritionfacts.org/video/should-all-children-have-their-cholesterol-checked) too? Check out the video and find out!
I tend to stumble across these peripheral issues and get dragged down the various rabbit holes. For example, I’ve got a whole series of videos planned on various diagnostic tests such as mammograms. I don’t want to get too far off the nutrition, but whenever I learn something new and interesting—particularly if there are conflicts of interest trying to muddy the waters, I feel the need to try to share to help set the record straight.
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