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Medical Lab Tests

Monday, May 1st, 2006

Many people go to their doctors and get a set of lab tests to evaluate risks for heart attack and disease. But the set of tests that physicians order are not all the same, and many risk factors and longevity markers go untested. The book “Medical Tests That Can Save Your Life: 21 tests your doctor won’t order…unless you know to ask” by David Johnson PhD, David Sandmire MD, with Daniel Klein is a great resource for planning a preventive medicine visit to your health care provider. It can serve as a quick reference and is an easy book to read. I highly recommend it. We must all be advocates for our own health and this books helps show us one of the ways to do that.