According to the CDC, Americans use preventative health services at about half the recommended rate. Unfortunately, those who skip their preventative health check-up miss out on many important benefits.
Nearly 900,000 Americans die prematurely each year, but 20%-40% of those deaths are preventable, according to the CDC. How can they be prevented? By seeing a family physician for proper preventative care.
Statistics Show Most Common Health Concerns Are Preventable
Some of the most common chronic health conditions include lung cancer, Type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol.