Men's Health

Do You Need an Annual Physical?

NO

 (if you’re a healthy self-starter)

By Thomas L. Miller, M.D., practicing clinician and chief medical officer, University of Utah Health, Salt Lake City

■ The annual physical exam has been a hallowed get-together between patients and physicians for years, but there’s no good data to show you’ll live longer or be healthier if you keep that appointment.

Major guideline

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