Put health screenings on this year's schedule

Posted on January 26th, 2012 by

As your 2012 calendar starts to fill, think about making appointments for health screenings you know family members need this year…Making those personal evaluations with a doctor is even more crucial in the face of new findings, such as recent research from the National Cancer Institute that showed no benefit, and possible harm, from annual PSA screenings for prostate cancer. "We're all still absorbing these latest studies," says preventive health physician Deborah Rhodes of the Mayo Clinic's Executive Health Program.

USA TODAY, by Molly Lyons, 01/25/2012

Tags: Cancer, Deborah Rhodes, Executive Health Program, National Cancer Institute, Preventive Medicine, prostate cancer, Research

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