According to the latest data from the CDC, 82 percent of adults visited a doctor in the past year, but only 55 percent of those visits were to a primary care or general practitioner. For various reasons*, adults often forgo visiting their doctor. However, regular checkups are an important part of staying healthy. Health issues such as cancer, diabetes, prenatal care, vaccination and sexually transmitted diseases impact the lives of many adults.
*If you do not visit a doctor regularly because you do not have health insurance, get connected to a health navigator and enroll in a health plan today.