Health Screenings for Women

Sep 12 • 2014
Health Screenings for Women

Visiting your primary care physician for an annual physical and getting regular health screenings and tests can help find problems early on or before they start. Doing this will ensure you get the treatment you need as quickly as possible, increasing your chances of a cure.


Did you know?

  • Pap tests can detect precancerous lesions so they can be treated before cervical cancer develops. Researchers in many countries found that rates of cervical cancer death dropped by 20%–60% after screening programs began. *Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
  • High cholesterol has no symptoms; so many people don’t know that their cholesterol is too high. People with high cholesterol have about twice the riskof heart disease as people with lower levels. With a simple blood test, you can make sure your cholesterol is under control, reducing your risk of a heart attack, bypass surgery or dying of heart disease. *Centers for Disease Control & Prevention


View recommended screenings for women like yourself that should be completed monthly, yearly, every 10 years, etc. to increase your chances of a longer, healthier life.


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