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By Amy Smith | Published January 3, 2013
By: Emily Simmons, Adair County Medical Clinic Manager
Having a yearly physical and doing health screenings are vital to an individual’s wellbeing. A yearly physical, screens for diseases, assesses the risk for future medical problems, encourages a healthy lifestyle, allows you to update vaccines, and fosters a good standing relationship with your provider in cases of future illness. Things to consider when you are getting ready for your yearly checkup are reviewing your family history, writing down a list of questions you may have for you medical provider, checking to see if you need any vaccines or are due for any screenings.
Your medical provider can assess your need for medical screening at your yearly physical. Screenings refer to a test or exam done before any symptoms may be present and can also help to detect conditions or diseases in early stages when treatment is ideal. There are many different health screenings [ … ]