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Thursday, July 20, 2006

State to check on residents' health

By Warren King
Seattle Times medical reporter

Washington state health officials will soon start asking detailed questions about the health of some state residents — and even give them brief physical exams.

The door-to-door survey of 1,100 randomly selected households across the state will try to learn more about our health, and especially about our risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes, to better target preventive educational programs.

Big Brother door-to-door. What's next, random colonoscopy checkpoints?


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