Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Adults can be screened for drinking problems based on current alcohol consumption and receive counseling on how to drink less or quit drinking completely.
Pregnant women can be screened and tested for anemia, which is an indication that their red blood cell count is too low. Pregnant women are often more susceptible to anemia as a result of increased blood supply demands during pregnancy.
Women aged 55 to 79 can lower the risk for heart attack and stroke by taking aspirin daily.
Blood Pressure Screening
High blood pressure can lead to heart disease, stroke, and kidney failure. Adults can receive blood pressure screening to determine their level of risk, and learn how to combat and lower high blood pressure.
Breast Cancer Chemoprevention Counseling
Chemoprevention involves taking drugs to lower the risk for developing breast cancer. Women at high risk for breast cancer can receive counseling to learn more about chemoprevention treatments.
Breast Cancer Genetic Test Counseling
Women can be genetically tested for breast cancer and receive counseling for better understanding of cancer risks and treatments.
Breast Cancer Mammography Screenings
Women aged 40-49 can receive a mammogram to detect breast cancer and receive early treatment. Talk with your doctor about when to start getting mammograms and how often you need them.
Breastfeeding Comprehensive Support and Counseling
Breast milk contains all the minerals, vitamins, and nutrients a baby needs during the early months of development and can help ward off infections and diseases. Women can receive breastfeeding lessons, support, and counseling, as well as access to breastfeeding supplies.
Cervical Cancer Screening
Women can receive pap smears for early detection of cervical cancer. Sexually active women over the age of 21 should be screened for cervical cancer every 3 years.
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Women can be screened and tested for chlamydia – a sexually transmitted disease that can also be passed on from mother to unborn baby.
High cholesterol is a risk factor for heart disease. Cholesterol screening can lead to early treatment and solutions for lowering high cholesterol levels.
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Women over the age of 50 can receive screening for colorectal cancer, which is cancer of the colon or rectum. Early detection can lead to early treatment and removal of cancerous polyps.
Women can receive access common contraception and birth control methods. Contraception can help prevent pregnancy and, in some cases, the passing on of sexually transmitted diseases.
Adults can get screened for depression and receive treatment that may include prescription drugs, counseling, and more.
Diabetes (Type 2) Screening
Adults with high blood pressure can be screened for type 2 diabetes and learn how to prevent, delay, or reverse their condition if diagnosed.
Domestic and Interpersonal Violence Screening and Counseling
Women can receive screening to determine if they are victims of violence, relationship abuse, emotional abuse, domestic abuse, and more. Victims can receive counseling and support to overcome their abusive relationships.
Adults at higher risk of chronic disease can reduce their risk by learning how to enrich their diet with fruits, vegetables, lean meats, nuts, and other healthy foods, while also learning how to limit foods high in fat and cholesterol that can lead to heart disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and more.
Women who plan on becoming pregnant can receive folic acid supplements. Folic acid can help prevent birth defects when taken early in a pregnancy.
Gestational Diabetes Screening
Women who are between 24 and 28 weeks pregnant can be screened for gestational diabetes, which can result in high birth weight, increase your chance of having a cesarean section, and put your baby at risk for childhood obesity.
Sexually active women can be screened for gonorrhea.
Hepatitis B Screening
Women who become pregnant can be screened for Hepatitis B during their first prenatal visit. If not treated, Hepatitis B can pass on to unborn babies and result in liver disease or liver cancer.
HIV Screening and Counseling
Sexually active women can get screened for HIV and receive counseling to learn how they can live a longer, healthier life if they test positive for HIV.
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) DNA Test
Women over the age of 30 should be screened and tested for HPV every 3 years. If left untreated, HPV can lead to infertility and cervical cancer.
Adults can get vaccinated to protect themselves from seasonal flu, pneumonia, measles, tetanus, and other communicable diseases.
Obesity Screening and Counseling
Adults can be screened for obesity based on their body mass index (BMI) and learn how to maintain their health, or lose weight and become healthier through diet and exercise.
Women over the age of 60 can be screened for osteoporosis, also known as bone loss. Osteoporosis can lead to broken bones in the hips, spine, and waist.
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Rh incompatibility is a pregnancy condition in which the mother’s and baby’s blood are incompatible with one another and can lead to issues during pregnancy. Women who become pregnant can be screened for Rh incompatibility.
Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Prevention Counseling
Adults can receiving counseling and learn how to prevent exposure to sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.
Sexually Transmitted Infections Counseling
Women can receive information and counseling about sexually transmitted diseases such as syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea, and how these infections can be prevented and treated.
Women can be screened for syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease that can lead to nerve problems and organ failure if not treated. Syphilis can also be passed from mother to unborn baby.
Tobacco Use Screening and Intervention
Women can be screened for tobacco use and learn about methods that can help them quit smoking. Tobacco use can lead to lung disease, heart disease, pregnancy problems, and more.
Urinary Tract or Other Infection Screening
Pregnant women can receive screening for urinary tract infection (UTI) and other infections. When left untreated, UTI can lead to kidney infection and failure.
Women aged 65 and under can visit their physicians to determine if they are in good health. Well-woman visits are full checkups that may include vaccinations, screenings, and health education.
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