THE QUICK LIST 10 1 THINGS EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HER HEALTH When you should start mammograms depends on your age and risk factors. Talk to your doctor. 2 Regular Pap tests have dramatically reduced the death rate from cervical cancer, so keep that appointment! 4 Make time for sleep and exercise. 6 Don't be shy when it comes to talking to your doctor about topics like sex or menstruation. 7 Social support and connecting with others can improve your immune system. So call your friend or, better yet, meet up! 8 No matter your age, your pregnancy will be healthier if your weight, blood pressure and stress are under control. 9 Always stressed? Consider asking your doctor or a mental health professional for help. 10 High blood pressure and high cholesterol levels boost your risk of heart disease. WANT MORE HEALTHY IDEAS? Check out our Fall issue, all about health scares and surprises. 32 SU M M ER 2018 PHOTOS BY GETTY IMAGES 3 Most breast lumps are noncancerous, so relax if you find one-but call your doctor to be sure. 5 Older than 65? Get a bone density test to check for osteoporosis.