Men can stay healthy at any age

Men, it's never too early or late to start caring about your health. What can you do to stay healthy and prevent disease? Getting regular check ups, preventive screening tests, and immunizations are among the most important things you can do for your health. Screening tests, such as colorectal cancer tests, can find diseases early when they are easier to treat. Some men need certain screening tests earlier, or more often, than others. Talk to your doctor about which tests are right for you, when you should have them, and how often.
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010

 

Men, it's never too early or late to start caring about your health. What can you do to stay healthy and prevent disease? Getting regular check ups, preventive screening tests, and immunizations are among the most important things you can do for your health.

Screening tests, such as colorectal cancer tests, can find diseases early when they are easier to treat. Some men need certain screening tests earlier, or more often, than others. Talk to your doctor about which tests are right for you, when you should have them, and how often.

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has made the following recommendations, based on scientific evidence, about which screening tests you should have.