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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.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

*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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Abu Dhabi residents can get a free breast cancer checkup at the Deerfields Townsquare this Friday when Pink caravan will stop by the mall for a one-day free medical camp.
Only one-half of annual checkups actually include a preventive health procedure such as a mammogram, cholesterol testing, or a check for prostate cancer.
The percentage who had received routine checkups fell to 63.2%, from 68.3%, and the percentage who had visited a dentist fell to 65.2%, from 69.1%.
Summary: Cervical cancer rates might be dangerously high in Lebanon due to a lack of checkups, campaigners warned Monday.
The operating rate of 54 commercial nuclear reactors in Japan fell to a record low of 10.3 percent in January from 15.2 percent in December as three reactors were shut down for regular checkups, the Japan Atomic Industrial Forum said Friday.
Colgate-Palmolive Pakistan, manufacturer of the leading toothpaste 'Colgate' held a press conference today to inaugurate Dental Health Month, a nationwide campaign providing free dental checkups across 18 cities in Pakistan.
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