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Don't skip these wellness tests in your 40s

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12 Medical tests every 40-something should be getting

No one likes to go to the doctor, but you've just got to make it happen.

These wellness checks are designed to catch any developing medical conditions and assess your risk for future issues. The schedule below is a recommended timeline, but be sure to talk with your doctor and design your checkup schedule around your own needs.

If you're in your 40s, get on the phone and schedule these checks as soon as possible.

12 Medical tests every 40-something should be getting
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Sources: HealthyWomen, Cleveland Clinic

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