Screening tests help doctors look for diseases when you don’t have symptoms. Sometimes this can improve your health and help you live longer. But it’s important to know which tests you need, and how often you need them. Screenings have risks. Here is information about common tests for heart disease, cancer, osteoporosis and children's conditions.
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- Plain English: Screening Tests: When You Need Them, When You Don't →
- Spanish: Pruebas de detección →
- Webpage file: Screening Tests: When you Need Them — and When you Don’t →
- Webpage file: Pruebas de detección →