7 Importance of Regular Health Examinations

The purpose of regular health examination is to evaluate health status, screen for risk factors and disease, and provide preventive counseling interventions.  The major benefits of regular health examination is early detection of treatable disease.  An important principal of clinical medicine is to “do no harm.”  In recent years there has been more awareness regarding the over treatment of nonlife threatening conditions.

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