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Women in Their 60s: Staying Strong and Healthy (Video)

A few more tests and exams help you stay well

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Your 60s should see you continuing your periodic Pap smears and HPV tests, mammogram, pelvic exams and colon cancer screenings (if needed), advises Holly L. Thacker, MD. You should have had your shingles vaccine by age 60, and by 65 you need the pneumonia vaccine and a bone density scan. Check your senses: are you having regular hearing and eye exams? You should!

Speaking of Women’s Health

Tags: bone density, colon cancer, eye exam, hearing exam, HPV, mammogram, Pap smears, pelvic exams, shingles, vaccines, women of all ages series

Holly L. Thacker, MD, Director of the Center for Specialized Women's Health and Executive Director of Speaking of Women’s Health, is nationally known for her leadership in women's health.

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