A Lifetime of Good Health: Your Guide to Staying Healthy


A Lifetime of Good Health: Your Guide to Staying Healthy


This 42-page guide for women presents healthy behaviors to prevent and manage the many health conditions that can affect them. The guide addresses the following topics:

  • Recommended screenings and immunizations for women at average risk for most diseases and those at high-risk for specific diseases
  • Medicare-covered preventive services
  • Healthy heart and stroke prevention
  • Warning signs of heart attack and stroke
  • Healthy bones
  • Breast cancer early detection
  • Healthy pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Stress
  • Menopause
  • Reproductive health
  • Cervical health
  • Healthy eyes and ears
  • Colorectal health
  • Healthy lungs
  • Healthy smile
  • Healthy skin
  • Urinary tract health
  • Violence in your life
  • Healthy weight
  • Diabetes
  • National Centers of Excellence in Women’s Health
  • Talking with your doctor or nurse
  • Checklist of questions to ask your doctor or nurse


Office on Women's Health

Funding Sources:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Release Date: 2005
Original Summary: March 2006
Last Updated: 01/11/12

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