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If You Have 5 Minutes… Schedule a Doctor’s Appointment

If You Have 5 Minutes… Schedule a Doctor’s Appointment

When was the last time you visited the dentist? Had that mole checked by a dermatologist? Got your eyes examined? While it’s important to see a doctor when you’re sick, it’s equally important to schedule a few routine check-ups to make sure you stay well.

Regular health exams can help find problems before they start, and they can also help catch problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are highest. By taking five minutes to schedule that appointment you’ve been avoiding, you’re taking steps to help you live a longer, healthier life!

By Brittany Doohan. Published December 5, 2013. Brittany is a health and lifestyle writer living in San Francisco.