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Men’s Health Screenings at Every Age (Infographic)

It’s easy to let routine screenings slip by, but as you get older, checkups will be increasingly important. Men in particular may be more hesitant to see a physician, but routine health screenings are an essential part of preventive care.

“Men tend to be less attentive to their health, but they certainly have risks for many illnesses that need to be addressed,” says Steven J. Fox, MD, a Northwestern Medicine internal medicine physician. “It’s imperative for them to get their physical and get appropriately screened.”

Between visits, men of any age can follow these guidelines for a long and healthy life:

It’s true. Healthy habits can lengthen life. “Most diseases are modified by a healthy lifestyle. Your lifestyle choices are one of the most effective ways to treat or prevent illness,” says Dr. Fox.

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