Women in Their 50s: Ounces of Prevention (Video)

Preventive workups are key during this time

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Holly L. Thacker, MD, says that as you enter your 50s, you’ll want to update your immunization records, get a yearly flu shot, and do a screening for colon cancer — if your colon test is clear, you won’t have to worry about taking another for another 10 years. Prevention and careful monitoring is key during this time of life, so be sure to see your women’s health physician regularly.

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