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his & hers HEALTH GUIDE FOR EVERY AGE

Benjamin Franklin famously said, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” And although that was more than two centuries ago, it still holds true today — especially when it comes to healthcare.

“Quality healthcare for individuals includes two fundamental elements: appropriate treatment for current illness and appropriate preventive care to attempt to lessen future health decline,” says Dr. Karnika Kapoor, DO, primary care physician at Medical Offices of Manhattan. “Preventive healthcare is an important aspect of medical practice, leading to significant improvements in overall health in the United States.” According to Healthy People, a federal program administered by the United States Department of Health

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