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Five Reasons to Not Skip Your Annual Physical

From catching problems early to keeping you accountable for your health, your annual physical can be more valuable than you think



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Start your January off right with a focus on your health. It’s a great time to schedule an annual visit to your primary care physician. From your first visit, where you and your doctor establish a baseline so he or she can track any changes to routine testing to getting an annual flu shot, building a relationship with your doctor through these annual visits will help ensure you’re getting the best care possible. Find out more about why your annual physical is so important here. And speaking of flu shots, it’s not too late to get yours. Check out our flu season update here

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