More Blatant Age Discrimination in U.S. Health Care
Task Force urges anxiety/depression screening for adults 18-64, omitting the age group (75+) with the highest suicide rate.
The United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) claims there is “insufficient scientific evidence” to recommend anxiety/depression screening for adults age 65 and up.
So it recently recommended screenings only for adults aged 18 to 64.
Apparently, it is “insufficient” that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control …
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