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Executive Physicals: Harmful to Health?

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    Executive physicals are marketed widely as the ultimate medical checkups for discerning consumers. Dr. Brian Rank, the medical director of HealthPartners Medical Group and Clinics of Minnesota, discusses with host Dr. Larry Kaskel the basis for his belief that the popularity of executive physicals isn't good for medicine or the patients who undergo them. Tune in to hear Dr. Rank explain why executive physicals can be harmful to one's health, are a waste of healthcare resources, and create anxiety and a false sense of wellness.

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    Executive physicals are marketed widely as the ultimate medical checkups for discerning consumers. Dr. Brian Rank, the medical director of HealthPartners Medical Group and Clinics of Minnesota, discusses with host Dr. Larry Kaskel the basis for his belief that the popularity of executive physicals isn't good for medicine or the patients who undergo them. Tune in to hear Dr. Rank explain why executive physicals can be harmful to one's health, are a waste of healthcare resources, and create anxiety and a false sense of wellness.

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