Do women need yearly pelvic exams? Dr. Natalie Azar weighs in

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There is not enough evidence to prove pelvic exams that many women get every year save lives, according to a panel of physicians and medical experts. But NBC News medical contributor Dr. Natalie Azar says that doesn’t mean skipping the OB/GYN altogether, and that external exams are still important. (Run time: 3:15)