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This week February 17-21: Schedule your annual physical exam

This week, schedule your annual physical exam.

A doctor checks a patient on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany.
A doctor checks a patient on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany.
Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images
A doctor checks a patient on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany.
Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images

According to the Mayo Clinic, when you think of adult health, you might think about various ways to stay healthy — from hand-washing and vaccines to cancer prevention. Good for you! The choices you make every day go a long way toward promoting adult health.

It's equally important to pay attention to your signs and symptoms. Know which adult health warning signs merit medical attention, from unexplained weight loss or changes in bowel habits to shortness of breath and sudden headaches.

And of course, regular physical exams and adult health screening tests are an important part of preventive adult health care. enjoy reading the entire Mayo Clinic article

Stay healthy: Schedule your annual physical exam, exercise, Eat healthy seven days a week, Take medication as prescribed, get your teeth cleaned twice a year, and reduce stress in your life. If you are feeling sad, depressed or suicidal schedule an appointment with a psychiatrist or mental health department immediately.

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