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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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With these two initiatives, we aim to offer preventive vaccines, provide screening tests for early detection of cancer, and conduct full periodic medical check-ups in primary health care centres starting in Sharjah and Fujairah," he said.
To watch Grace's story and learn more about the benefits of regular check-ups for kids, visit Kaiser Permanente Care Stories at kp.
The investigators studied groups receiving yearly check-ups and compared them with groups that did not receive them.
For example, it may seem obvious but regular health check-ups are really important," the Daily Express quoted Professor Ian Philp, who helped produce the information, as saying.
In south Lebanon, however, many have adopted illicit methods -- such as borrowing car parts from local lenders -- in order to pass these check-ups.
The proportion of adults going for regular check-ups rose between 1978 and 2009.
The campaign will not only offer free dental check-ups, but will also educate the community about the principles of oral hygiene.
More than four in 10 Brits say they can't afford to go, ahead of the three in 10 people who say fear of the dentist or fear of pain prevent them from routine dental check-ups.
Chief executive Peter Suddock said: "Regular check-ups are important for all our collection; if an animal seems out of sorts one of the first areas to be checked is the mouth, as it's often the cause of discomfort.
Summary: The Conservatives have pledged to bring back dental check-ups for primary school pupils if elected.
Routine check-ups at your local optician should be a regular feature on everybody's list for health and wellness management.
FORMER Atomic Kitten singer Liz McClarnon urged children to brush regularly and go for dental check-ups over the weekend.