Keeping To Close An Eye on Your Health

Blood VilesToday’s article is an argument against monitoring your health too frequently. Here’s what they had to say, “More testing leads to more false positives and incidental findings (abnormalities that don’t pose a risk to your actual health). That leads to a higher probability of treatment. And treatment carries side effects. The Society of General Internal Medicine explicitly discourages routine general health checks for adults who have no symptoms, saying they have not been shown to reduce illness, death or hospitalization, but do create “a potential for harm from unnecessary testing.”” To read more, CLICK HERE.