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8 Wellness checkups every 20-something should consider

Based out of Dallas, Texas, Mary McCoy is a writer and social worker for disenfranchised women and children. She's a single mom, lover of Texas barbecue, and a die-hard fan of yoga

Check your health with these preventative tests for young women

Your youthful vigor doesn't give you a pass to ignore your health.

Sorry, ladies. Your twenties aren't made for just bar crawls and road trips. Now is the time to take responsibility for your health and wellness. Doing so will help pave the way for the healthy future every person wants — even if you don't fully grasp yet how important your health is.

By the time you hit your twenties, you should book an appointment with your doctor to talk about the following health screenings.

Check your health with these preventative tests for young women
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Sources: Centers for Disease ControlPiedmont HealthcareHealthy Women

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