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Half of U.S. adults getting preventive care: CDC
Modern Healthcare

About half of U.S. adults received selected preventive services such as screenings, consultations and prescriptions, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The study, called Use of Selected Clinical Preventive Services Among Adults—United States, 2007-2010 (PDF), aims to serve as a baseline for changes that occur with the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to the report.