Keys to Staying Young #2: Don’t Avoid Doctors

This week, I’m posting a tip each day on staying young and healthy.

#2 Don’t Avoid Doctors  but avoid the things that will increase your need for medical care. If your recreational choices are harmful to your health, sooner or later you will be spending time in the hospital.

When you see your family physician, ask what you can do to maintain your wellbeing. Are you due for any screening tests? What can you do right now to improve your health?

Next: Make Each Day a School Day

For more on healthy living and positive change, listen to my Positive Potential Medicine podcast at wgrnradio.

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About Davidicus Wong

I am a family physician. I write a weekly newspaper column, Healthwise for the Vancouver Courier, Burnaby Now, Royal City Record and Richmond News.
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