Your Medical Tests Explained

It's a fact of midlife: After 40, we're more likely to need certain medical tests to preserve our health. Learning that you have to undergo something with a hard-to-pronounce name (what is a colposcopy, anyway?) can be unsettling, but it doesn't have to be. Here's what to expect during some of the most common procedures, and what doctors would demand for themselves if they were on the table. Colonoscopy You need it if: You turn 50, to check for growths in your colon (called polyps) that can...Full Story
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