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checkup

A examination by a doctor, as to make sure that someone is in good health or to monitor an illness. Oh, don't worry, it was just a checkup—everything's fine. I'm doing better, but I still have to go for checkups to make sure that my cancer is in remission.

*checkup

a physical examination by a physician. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) She got a checkup yesterday. I'm going to have a checkup in the morning. I hope I'm okay.
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And 20 per cent of stated that their dentist failed to carry out a mouth cancer check at their last check-up.
Al Nuaimi urged car owners to follow up with the ministry if they had any comments or suggestions after undertaking a free check-up.
But NHS data shows that 41 per cent of children in Coventry has no dental check-up in the 12 months to September 2018, sadly in line with the national average.
During the check-ups, participants were quizzed about their lifestyle, including their eating and sleep habits as well as alcohol and tobacco use.
Because Capstone is a telemedicine unit, patients speak with doctors via video chat and skip long lines, higher-cost check-up rates, and time.
Narayana has organizes several free dental check-up plans and health care centers in various villages.
Expert dentists from the nation leading dental institutions and clinics will provide people with free dental check-ups, and give them samples of Colgate toothpaste.
Registration for the check-ups, to be held in Dubai and Sharjah, can be made by calling 065658867.
In January, the SEC chose to include medical check-ups as a requirement for eligibility as a candidate, resulting in the objection of several political parties due to the costs of medical tests , which are estimated at 6,000 EGP per candidate.
My opinion is that your GP should immediately refer you to a podiatrist on being diagnosed with diabetes, and then one can arrange directly to have annual check-ups.
Because MEPs are not following him when he asks for the frequency of technical check-ups of private cars to be increased.
The check-ups varied from basic screening tests to a more comprehensive and in-depth programme to assess individual health concerns.
Dubai-based Canadian Specialist Hospital (CSH), one of the largest private hospitals catering to the tertiary healthcare needs of the Middle East, conducted free medical check-ups today, for the employees of Dubai Duty Free (DDF), living in Dubai Silicon Oasis.
Participants receive a monthly grant of US$12 for getting antenatal and post-natal check-ups and delivering their babies in a health centre under the supervision of a skilled birth attendant.
Annual general health check-ups, preventive health examinations, and periodic health evaluations have proved to--be less than beneficial to patients without symptoms.