All Medicare recipients are eligible for a screening colonoscopy. Learn about risk factors, how often screening is covered, and the portion of Medicare-approved costs you will be required to pay.
Review Date: November 05, 2012
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Half of all blindness can be prevented. A vision screening does not replace an eye doctor's exam, but it can help identify people who are at risk for eye disease.
Review Date: December 07, 2012
Prevent Blindness America
The ACR accredits facilities that conduct breast ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography, nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET), stereotactic breast biopsy, ultrasound, and radiation oncology.
Review Date: November 12, 2012
American College of Radiology
Brain aneurysms frequently rupture without warning. However, for individuals at high risk, potential brain aneurysms can be identified through the use of non-invasive imaging tests.
Review Date: November 15, 2011
The Brain Aneurysm Foundation
Screening and diagnostic tests can help doctors identify or rule out a health condition a patient has. This chart lists diagnostic tests that your doctor might order for you.
Review Date: March 02, 2011
Office on Women's Health
If you think you are experiencing symptoms of clinical depression, this confidential depression screening test may help you to decide if you need to seek professional help.
Review Date: November 13, 2012
Mental Health America
Search and Browse on your PDA or mobile device the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations for screening, counseling, and preventive medication based on a person's age, sex, and pregnancy status.
Review Date: November 02, 2012
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
This fact sheet discusses childhood hearing screening, including when a child’s hearing should be tested, how screening is done, signs of hearing loss in children, and what happens if a child has a hearing loss.
Review Date: November 09, 2012
American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery
Search from more than 820 health centers nationwide for a nearby health center that provides high-quality, affordable sexual and reproductive health care for women, men, and teens.
Review Date: December 18, 2012
Planned Parenthood Federation of America
The National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP®) offers free screening for those at risk - anyone 18 years and older with high blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney disease. Locate a screening near you.
Review Date: June 21, 2011
National Kidney Foundation
Find a vascular screening in your area. Screening can help detect vascular disease prior to active warning signs and before a major medical incident such as stroke, or sudden death from aneurysm rupture.
Review Date: January 24, 2013
Society for Vascular Surgery
This online Hepatitis Risk Assessment is designed to determine an individual’s risk for viral hepatitis and asks questions based upon CDC’s guidelines for testing and vaccination. Take this 5 minute assessment developed by the CDC and get a personalized report.
Review Date: February 26, 2013
Hepatitis Foundation International
Information about at-home high blood pressure monitoring. Includes what happens during blood pressure testing, how blood pressure readings are taken, which readings are normal and abnormal and choosing the best monitoring equipment for your needs.
Review Date: September 19, 2011
American Heart Association
Vision problems that are left undetected and untreated may lead to vision loss and in some cases blindness. Early detection is the key to minimizing vision loss. Prevent Blindness America offers home eye tests for children of various ages.
Review Date: February 04, 2011
Prevent Blindness America
Too many Americans don't get the preventive health services they need to stay healthy. Learn about preventive health services, such as cancer screening tests, that may be available to you without co-payments or deductibles.
Review Date: January 28, 2013
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
A fact sheet that defines the PSA and screening tests for prostate cancer, and describes the benefits and limitations of the test.
Review Date: March 01, 2013
NIH National Cancer Institute
Skin self-examination can alert you to changes in your skin and aid in the early detection of skin cancer. Learn how to do it and what to look for.
Review Date: March 13, 2013
Skin Cancer Foundation
Many common types of allergies can be confirmed with the use of skin testing. However, you may not realize how and why skin testing is used, or think that this procedure is painful and inconvenient. This publication provides information about skin testing to diagnose allergies.
Review Date: April 15, 2011
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
The American Academy of Dermatology partners with dermatologists across the United States to offer free skin cancer screenings. Find one near you.
Review Date: September 20, 2011
American Academy of Dermatology