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Childbearing

Life is full of possibilities to create: relationships, responsibilities, family, career.  Your sense of who your are is stronger now than ever before.  Now is the time to create a strong foundation to protect your health into the future.

 To protect the strength of your health:

Every day, be:

  • Physically active
  • Nutritionally smart
  • In-the-know about preventive screenings

Skin

  • Mole and overall skin exam - at least once every three years by a physician
  • Practice monthly self-exam of all moles

Heart

  • Cholesterol panel - total, LDL, HDL and triglycerides (baseline if not yet done)
  • Blood pressure - at least once every two years

Reproductive

  • Annual internal exam with Pap test (including STD screening)

Eyes, Ears and Teeth

  • Vision exam - every 5 years
  • Hearing exam - every 10 years
  • Semiannual dental visits for exam and cleaning

General

  • Immunizations
  • Tetanus once every TEN years
  • Thyroid test (TSH) - starting at age 35 then every five years
  • Diabetes check - fasting blood glucose


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 Washington Regional
 3215 N. North Hills Blvd.
 Fayetteville, AR 72703
 (479) 463-1000

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Consumer Choice #1 2012-13
Best Regional Hospitals U.S. News 2011-12
Top Performer Joint Commission 2011
Organ Donation Medal of Honor 2012
Best Hospital CitiScapes Magazine 2012
Celebrate Magazine Very Best 2012

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