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check-up

General term for a visit to a health care provider for a history and physical examination.
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When it came to her check-ups at Kaiser Permanente, her mother, Lisa, made the appointments more out of habit than out of necessity.
getting people involved in actively encouraging their family and friends to the check-up points, thereby creating a movement of sorts.
Inspired by startling statistics on the state of America's oral health, including the fact that tooth decay affects more than 90 percent of adults over age 40(1), Crest and Oral-B have launched the Better Check-Ups Challenge.
The company aims to rotate the service clinic now every year across all 11 markets it covers in the region providing visual check-ups and diagnosis for all models.
In 1979, the Canadian Task Force on the Periodic Health Examination recommended against annual general health check-ups.
Ali al-Zein, a staff worker at the Maintenance Department of the Zahrani Check-up Center dismissed claims that his department was contributing to such illegal services.
To register for a check-up at Newcastle's Dental Hospital, leave a name and number on (0191) 282-5000.
However, while the technology to give comprehensive check-ups exists in Mexico, many people still prefer the "don't go near a doctor until there is a problem" approach.
Reflecting on her experience, she says it has given her a new perspective on women's health and the need for women to have regular medical check-ups, whether one is single, married, young, or old.
THE lives of thousands of diabetics are being put at risk because of a two-year waiting list for check-ups.
Karen Jenkins, 60, from Newton Mearns, near Glasgow, had a lump removed from her breast two years ago, and was due to attend her six-monthly check-up in January.
If you have not had a check-up in the last one to two years, you may have problems with your eyes that you are not aware of, or your contact lenses may not correct your vision well.