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Got ? Excuses If you're skipping your screenings, you may be putting your health in danger W   e'll let you in on a little secret. No one loves to get a health screening. Are there people who don't fear needles? Sure. But no one actually enjoys having a blood test. In fact, I know of no woman who looks forward to a Pap test or her regular mammogram. And if I had a nickel for every person who is eager for their next colonoscopy, I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have a single nickel. But even if there are a hundred things you'd rather do-things that are far more fun than getting poked and prodded-there are few things you can do that are better for your health than getting your regular screenings. But you have your excuses-er, reasons-for skipping them. Right? Well, hear this. 10 WINTE R 2 013 I'M NERVOUS. I'M TOO BUSY. IT WILL HURT. PHOTOGRAPHY BY THINKSTOCK B Y S T E P H A N I E R . CO N N E R I DON'T HAVE TIME.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Winter 2013 - University of Virginia

Vim & Vigor - Winter 2013 - University of Virginia
Life in Balance
Is a Low-Salt Diet Good for Everyone?
Have You Done Your Monthly Breast Self-Exam Lately?
Waiting for a Heart
Got Excuses?
Managing Your Health with a DIY Tool Kit
Is It the Stress Talking?
The Wonderful World of Greens
Knee-to-Know Basics
On the Cover
Run for Your Life
14 Good-for-You Gifts
Special Delivery
Virtual Health
A Childhood Interrupted by Cancer
Cupcake Wars

Vim & Vigor - Winter 2013 - University of Virginia