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Ladies, It’s Time to Take Care of You!

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When was the last time you made it a priority to schedule an appointment with your doctor? If you’re a mom, especially, you know how hard it can be to find time to take care of yourself.

If you care about your long-term health, making it a priority to schedule an annual checkup is vital. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the hustle and bustle of life, but setting aside time to schedule an appointment with your doctor can make all the difference for your health. An annual exam can make the difference when it comes to keeping you healthy, happy, and living a long life.

To help you stay on top of your health, we’ve compiled a list of important screenings and tests you should receive if you’re between the ages of 18 and 39.

Make sure your health is a top priority. You’ll thank yourself later for scheduling annual appointments!

Here’s a checklist of some important screenings you might need between the ages of 18 and 39:

  • Blood Pressure Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening and Heart Disease Prevention
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Immunizations
  • Infectious Diseases Screenings
  • Breast Self-Exam and Mammogram
  • Pelvic Exam and Pap Smear
  • Physical Exam

For important details regarding each of the above screenings, check our Annual Exams for Women resource.


Ladies, you matter! To help you live a long, healthy, and happy life, make it a priority to schedule an annual checkup. Visiting your care provider can help prevent and detect health concerns early. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, so don’t delay seeking care. Schedule an appointment at Yankton Medical Clinic or Vermillion Medical Clinic today!