Mary Franklin explains importance of routine, preventative health examinations

Mary Franklin

Nearly 50% of women skip preventative health appointments—here are the checkups to prioritize

From Health: Mary Franklin, assistant professor and director of the Nurse Midwifery Program at Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, discussed the importance of routine and preventative health examinations for women—and encouraged them to make a custom plan based on their needs. “There are so many benefits to sitting down with someone and getting a tailored plan—here’s how we’re going to do screenings and when—just to keep people as healthy as possible,” Franklin said.

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