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Only 8 percent of US adults get all high-priority Screening (even fewer get Prevention) – June 2018

Fewer Than 1 in 10 Adults Get All High-Priority Preventive Care Medscape

“Screenings” provide early detection of health problems
“Screening” do not prevent the health problem from occurring

Screenings and
some counselings
PREVENTED by
Vitamin D
PREVENTED by
Magnesium
blood pressure Some Yes
cholesterol Yes Yes
breast cancer YesMaybe
colon cancer Yes Yes
cervical cancer Yes -
osteoporosis Yes Yes
prostate-specific antigen Some
tobacco Yes Perhaps
obesity Yes Yes Yes
alcohol use Perhaps Reduces Mg
depression Yes Yes
influenza, zoster Yes -
pneumococcal vaccines
aspirin use Reduce Pain

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Screeening study is behind a $15 paywall   https://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2017.1248

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