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Medical Tests Every Woman Should Have and When

Women all over the world have a longer life expectancy than men, according to the World Health Organization. It’s no different in the United States, where the average life expectancy at birth for women is 81.1 years compared with 76.1 years for men. 

Some reasons why this is so is that women are generally more mindful about their health than men, are more likely to see a doctor, and are more forthcoming about problematic symptoms.

24/7 Tempo has compiled a list of examinations every woman should have and when, using sources such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health, Breastcancer.org, and the National Cancer Institute. 

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