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Regular blood tests can spot potentially harmful diseases and conditions early and lead to corrective treatment. Yet according to a survey that gather input from 1,200 insured individuals, less than half are asked by their primary care clinicians to undergo a routine blood test that isn’t related to illness or injury.

Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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