Medical Xpress June 2, 2023
The best things in life are free. Or so the saying goes.
And for the last 13 years, some of the best things for your health have been free too—like screenings to look for early signs of cancer, diabetes, depression or other problems, and tools to help people stop smoking, reduce their risk of heart disease or prevent serious infections.
You might not have noticed it, but you haven’t had to pay out of your own pocket for many of these for more than a decade.
And the number of preventive services that you can get without spending money has grown over that time. That’s because new research can show what works best for finding or preventing future problems in...