Tuesday, January 12, 2016


Doctors recommend that all women age 50:

Get Tested for Hepatitis C

Everyone born between 1945 and 1965 needs to be screened for the hepatitis C virus. (USPSTF)

Get Shots to Protect Your Health

Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

Get Tested for Breast Cancer

Get a mammogram every 2 years. (USPSTF)

Get Tested for Cervical Cancer

Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

Get Tested for Colorectal Cancer

Get tested regularly for colorectal cancer, starting at age 50. (USPSTF)

Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

Get your blood pressure checked at least once every 2 years. (USPSTF)

Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (IOM)

Get the Seasonal Flu Vaccine

Get the flu vaccine every year to help prevent the flu. (ACIP)

Get Tested for HIV

Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

Based on family history and other risk factors, doctors recommend that some women age 50:

Talk with a Doctor about Your Alcohol Use

If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

Get Help with Healthy Eating

If your doctor has told you that you are at risk for heart disease or diabetes, ask about dietary counseling. (USPSTF)

Get a Bone Density Test

Talk with your doctor to find out if you need a bone density test. (USPSTF)

Get Your Cholesterol Checked

If you or someone in your family ever had heart disease, or if you have other risk factors for heart disease (like smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, or obesity), get your cholesterol checked once every 5 years. (USPSTF)

Get Tested for Hepatitis B

If you have risk factors for hepatitis B (like any injection drug use or if you were born in a country where hepatitis B is common), talk to your doctor about getting tested. (USPSTF)

Get Help to Quit Smoking

If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

Take Steps to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

If you are overweight or have other risk factors for type 2 diabetes (like a family history of diabetes), ask your doctor to test you for diabetes. (USPSTF)

Take Steps to Protect Yourself from Relationship Violence

If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

Talk with Your Doctor about Depression

Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

Watch Your Weight

If you are overweight, ask your doctor about screening and counseling for obesity. (USPSTF)

Get Tested for Syphilis

If you have risk factors for syphilis (like having sex for drugs or money), ask your doctor about testing and prevention counseling. (USPSTF)

Get Tested for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

If you have more than one sex partner or a new sex partner, get tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea. Ask your doctor about prevention counseling. (USPSTF)

Talk with a Doctor If Breast or Ovarian Cancer Runs in Your Family

Talk with your doctor if you have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer. (USPSTF)


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