MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

Why Your Healthcare Provider Takes a Blood Sample 

In adults, a screening blood sugar test is generally used to determine if your blood sugar is too high. For adults, having an elevated blood sugar usually will not give you symptoms and may indicate a pending or current problem with type 2 diabetes.

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Children and Teenagers 

This is a summary of the preventive health care schedules for children and teenagers. The schedules are mainly for children who don't have special health risks.

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Women 18 to 39 

Do you know which screening tests and immunizations you need to preserve your health? Try this chart, which contains the screening tests and immunizations that most women ages 18 to 39 need.

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Prevention Guidelines for Men 18 to 39 

Here are the screening tests and immunizations that most men ages 18 to 39 need.

MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

What Is a Well-care Visit? 

Detailed information on well-care visits and children, including when well-care visits should be scheduled

MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

Physical Exam of the Newborn 

A complete physical exam is an important part of newborn care.

MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

Why Your Healthcare Provdier Asks for a Urine Sample 

Few tests can match the routine urine analysis for telling your doctor what's going on inside your body.

MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

Screening Tests for Common Diseases 

Detailed information on the most common types of screening tests for common diseases

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

Routine Vaccination Recommendations 

Specific vaccine recommendations vary depending on age, geographic location, and other risk factors.

PREVENTION GUIDELINES

California Moves Against Anti-Vaccination Bloc 

Do you really want a surge of measles in your kids’ classroom?