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27 Mistakes Healthy People Make

Are these habits putting you at risk for illness or injury down the road?

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Skipping checkups

Similarly, many people may not bother to go for well visits, but just go to see a doctor when they're sick or in pain.

This can mean missing important screening tests, which can catch problems early when they are much more treatable—and also missing a chance to get to know your doctor.

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