Routine Physicals Don't Save Lives

“Routine Physicals Don’t Save Lives.” By Charles Bankhead, MedPage Today

A systematic review and meta-analysis of 16 clinical trials involving 183,000 patients found that general health checkups, long recommended as a component of routine healthcare, had no benefit in terms of decreasing overall morbidity and mortality. There was also no demonstrated benefit to checkups for . . . → Read More: Routine Physicals Don’t Save Lives