Staunton Star - Times - Published in the Interest of the Staunton Community for Over 143 Years

Living a long, healthy life

 


Many people wonder what they can do to live a long, healthy life, much like Betty White, who died days before her 100th birthday early this year. Preventative care plays an important role.

“Preventative care is an all-inclusive thing for many aspects when it comes to health care. Often, that’s preventative screenings like lung cancer, colon cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer. A lot of times those are of paramount importance for diagnosing and picking up some of those things early,” says Dr. Jeremy Carrier, an OSF HealthCare family medicine physician.

Not only are annual screenings...



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