If you spend much time outdoors in the summer, you’ll probably agree that two of the most common sounds you hear are a little buzz in your ear followed by a SLAP! – usually on an arm or leg. Yes, summer also means mosquitoes and, depending on the year and where you live, they can be bad or worse than usual, but are hardly ever non-existent.
June 12, 2019
Regular health exams and screening tests can help identify problems before they start or in early stages, when chances for treatment and/or cure are better. This type of medical appointment goes by several names, including annual checkup, annual physical examination, routine physical examination, or just physical. The type of exam, as well as the need for various screening tests, depends on age, health and family history, and certain lifestyle choices (such as level of physical activity and whether you smoke).