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11 Health Screening Tests Every Woman Should Have

Doctors recommend these health screenings to prevent, detect and treat diseases and maintain optimal health.

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The Surprising Health Benefits of Magnesium

Dietary magnesium is essential for many essential body functions, including some that might surprise you. Learn more about how much you need and why.

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Check Yourself: Preventive Care Needs for Men

With an average lifespan of seven years less than women, comprehensive and preventive care for men is essential.

Easing the Transition from Pediatric Care to Adult Primary Care

When should your child switch from a pediatrician to an adult primary care doctor? And as a parent, how can you help with the transition?

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COVID-19 Vaccine and Flu Shot Spacing: Is It Needed?

Vaccination is the best protection against COVID-19 and the flu. Should you worry about timing your shots? Here's what you need to know.

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Shingles Vaccine: Who Should Get it and When?

Singer Justin Bieber was recently diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt syndrome - a rare complication of shingles. Learn how the shingles vaccine protects you.

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3 Health Screenings You May Not Know About – But Should

Many of us are aware of standard screenings such as a yearly mammogram for women 40 and older or a colonoscopy after age 45. But there are other screenings that can be equally important.

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Prevent Avoidable Chronic Conditions and Disease with an Annual Wellness Visit

We know at which age a person’s likelihood of disease goes dramatically up. That's why preventive screenings are suggested beginning at a certain age, depending on your gender and the illness – medical evidence shows precisely when that is.

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