Prevention Is Still the Best Medicine

Health and Well-Being Matter is the monthly blog of the Director of the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.Clinical preventive services (CPS) play an integral role in protecting and promoting individual health and the health of communities. Such services can help people recognize health problems early, when treatment often is most effective. CPS can also help prevent certain diseases altogether. However, despite the benefits, very few people in the United States receive all recommended preventive services and many access few. As public…

 

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