Should you take folic acid? How much?
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When should you start getting checked for colon cancer? When should you stop?
Why are treadmill stress tests NOT routinely recommended to check for heart disease?
My Health Checklist 2012 answers these questions and more. It is an important up-to-date resource for adults who want to stay healthy. Just enter your age and gender and it provides a complete list of vaccines, cancer screenings, and lifestyle recommendations just for you. It also lists measures that are not proven or may be harmful.
EASY TO UNDERSTAND
The topics are written by a doctor specialized in Preventive Medicine, and are educational and easy-to-understand. You will have fun learning how to stay healthy.
RECOMMENDATIONS BY AGE/GENDER
Want to know what is recommended for you? Just enter your age and gender and get a personal list.
NEW FOR 2012
Alphabetical list of high-risk factors. If you have one of these, you may have additional prevention recommendations.
A-Z TOPIC LIST
Want to see what the current recommendations are for mammograms? Aspirin? Prostate cancer screening? Just look them up alphabetically.
RECOMMENDATIONS COME FROM RELIABLE SOURCES
Recommendations are based on trusted sources such as the US Preventive Services Task Force and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL VALUABLE HEALTH RESOURCES
Want to learn more about a topic? Check out the “More Info” section where you will find links to additional resources such as
•Calculators to assess your risk for a stroke, heart attack, or osteoporosis
•Surveys to look for hidden depression or alcohol misuse problems
•Information on how to reduce your risks
•A calculator to figure out your BMI (Body Mass Index)
•Healthy diet information
Your health. Your app. My Health Checklist 2012.
Use it often, and share it with those you care about.