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American Academy of Dermatology: "Melanoma: Tips for finding and preventing."
American Academy of Family Physicians: "Annual Exams? Tailor Visit Frequency to Patients' Needs," "Summary of Recommendations for Clinical Preventive Services, 2014."
American Cancer Society: "American Cancer Society recommendations for early breast cancer detection in women without breast symptoms."
American Cancer Society: "Screening Recommendations by Age," "Skin exams."
American Heart Association: "How To Get Your Cholesterol Tested," "Understanding Blood Pressure Readings," “High Blood Pressure.”
CDC: “How and When to Have Your Cholesterol Checked,” “What Should I Know About Screening.”
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MouthHealthy, American Dental Association: "Questions About Going to the Dentist."
National Cancer Institute: "Tests to Detect Colorectal Cancer and Polyps."
National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse: "Diagnosis of Diabetes and Prediabetes."
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: "Calculate Your BMI."
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Diabetes Tests and Diagnosis.”
Piedmont Healthcare: "A yearly physical can save your life."
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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: "Blood Pressure in Adults (Hypertension): Screening," "Breast Cancer: Screening," "Cervical Cancer: Screening," "Colorectal Cancer: Screening," "Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2) in Adults: Screening," "Lipid Disorders in Adults (Cholesterol, Dyslipidemia): Screening," "Obesity in Adults: Screening and Management," "Skin Cancer: Screening."
University of California, San Diego: "A Practical Guide to Clinical Medicine: Male Genital and Rectal Exam."
UptoDate: "Definition, risk factors, and evaluation of resistant hypertension," "Screening for colorectal cancer: Strategies in patients at average risk,” “Patient education: Bone density testing (The Basics),” “Patient education: Breast cancer screening (The Basics),” “Patient education: Prostate cancer screening (PSA tests) (The Basics).”
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Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH on January 27, 2020
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