Health Screenings Information

One of the most important ways you can take care of yourself is to actively take part in your health care. Schedule regular check-ups with your doctor and learn about the health care screenings you need, whether you need medicines to prevent diseases, and steps you can take for good health.

Screenings are tests that look for diseases before you have symptoms. Blood pressure checks and tests for high cholesterol are examples of screenings. The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommends the following screenings:

In addition to the screenings listed above, you may want to talk to your doctor about:

Tools and Decision Points