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A nationally representative survey of 2,001 employed adults in the United States released by the health insurance company Aflac  found that many — one in four — simply skip regular checkups because they are feeling healthy. According to the survey, about half of adults have avoided at least one common health screening, including tests for certain diseases and other exams.

As our nation attempts to pick itself up and walk away from the COVID battlefield, we can see the toll it has suffered. COVID spurred a pervasive physical and mental health crisis in the United States, but it has also precipitated a financial and operational crisis among our most important healthcare institutions.