Health-Related Issues -- Health Maintenance

For Men and Women, Ages 18-39

  • get routine immunizations, including the hepatitis vaccine
  • undergo a physical exam every 3 years
  • get cholesterol and blood sugar checks every 5 years
  • get blood pressure checks every year
  • pap smear for females, beginning at age 18, every year or as advised per M.D.
  • have an eye exam every 2 years
  • get a dental exam every 6-9 months
  • mammogram for females, usually beginning at age 40
  • EKG test on an individual basis