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General Health Assessment

Introduction

Why You Should Take This Assessment

Completing your General Health Assessment means you are concerned about your well-being and motivated to make the most of your health. The goal for this health survey is to assess your likelihood of developing common medical problems or injuries in the future. Understanding these risks will help you to make active, informed decisions about your health.

You will gain a better sense of your overall physical, mental, and emotional health and learn how to improve your health habits.

How Much Time This Assessment Will Take

10 minutes

How To Prepare

Before starting, you should gather the following information, if you have it:
However, you can still benefit from this assessment, even if you don't have this information.

What You'll Get At The End

  • An explanation of your important risks
  • Recommended action steps for reducing your risks
  • Links to additional reading

Privacy Note: The assessment tool is not intended for shared or public computers. Read More.


Review Date: 12/15/2012
Reviewed By: Jeffrey Heit, MD, Internist with special emphasis on preventive health, fitness, and nutrition, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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