Unit 14 Reading Activity Plus Questions

Listen to the audio recording while you read along. Then answer the comprehension questions that follow the text.

Routine Checkups

Welcome to www.annualcheckups.org. The main aim of our website is to offer advice on the required or recommended check-ups that everyone should have annually. You will learn why you should treat check-ups as a mandatory activity and depending on whether you are a woman or man which diseases you can screen for. Moreover, you will obtain information on how to prepare to a check-up so that it is effective and reliable.

Why check-ups matter

Is there anything more important than your health and the health of your relatives? Of course there isn’t, so it’s time you took charge of your health and scheduled an appointment with your doctor to discuss the tests and screenings you need. This will help identify health problems before they start or at their early stage, when you have better chances for a successful treatment. This is the best thing you can do to stay healthy!

How should I prepare?

Reading Comprehension Questions

It’s highly recommended to screen your family health history for risk factors:
Some of the most important annual blood tests are: the chemistry panel, complete blood count and fibrinogen:
If you’re worried about having colorectal cancer, make an appointment to have a colonoscopy done:
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