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The Basics

Screenings are medical tests that look for diseases before you have symptoms. Screenings may find diseases early when they are easier to treat. Getting recommended screening tests is one of the most important things you can do for your health. You can get screened for:

  • Different types of cancer
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Depression
  • Sexually transmitted diseases

Different screening tests are needed at different ages. Some are needed once a year, and others less often. Take a minute to review these screening guidelines:

Talk to a doctor or nurse about scheduling important screenings. Share the diseases that run in your family, talk about your concerns, and don’t forget to ask questions.

Start Today: Small Steps

Learn more about screening for colorectal cancer, osteoporosis, and heart disease.

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