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Health Screening Test Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Health Screening Test.

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Your Guide to Health Screenings

You know the filter in your furnace only lasts three months before it gets clogged with cat hair, and you're diligent about getting the oil in your car changed every 3,000 miles. But do you pay attention to all the recommended tune-ups and mainte...  Read more

Busting the Top 4 Cardio Machine Myths

Spending a good 60 minutes on the treadmill is a surefire way to make you feel accomplished. After completing the machine's fat-burning workout, you feel great and quite proud of yourself as you stare at the number flashing on the screen: 752 cal...  Read more

Is Gluten-Free the Way to Be?

It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so...  Read more

Reference Guide to Body Composition

Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo...  Read more

4 Fitness Tests You Can Do at Home

Why do you exercise? Whether you want to increase your energy, reduce your health risks, or lose some unwanted pounds, do you ever wonder if all that working out is working for you? That's where fitness assessments come in, and they can be great...  Read more

Joint and Bone Health? help?
Updated 10/29/2014 11:23:58 PM

I'm not entirely sure whether to put this here, or in Fitness and Exercise. I'm 20 years old, and trying to back into shape, but i am a bit heavy set and my doctor told me that (i'm doing Insanity, with shaun T) because of the weight im at it's...  Read more

I have extreme health anxiety issues. I watched my
Updated 10/28/2014 11:55:20 AM

I have extreme health anxiety issues. I watched my dad die when I was 4 from cancer. It's a HUGE worry for me! I'm a hypochondriac now and it's making it hard to get healthy....  Read more

Health and Wellness
Updated 10/28/2014 10:00:51 PM

I'm new to the sparks community although I did use the trackers off and on while I was pregnant at the related site. I recently made a decision to really get fit and not just thin. I've been wanting to lose the extra baby weight I had packed on and h...  Read more

I know that eating health and exercising is what I
Updated 10/27/2014 11:35:47 AM

I know that eating health and exercising is what I need to do but I have no will to do it....  Read more

This will be my first day I start eating health H
Updated 10/13/2014 7:45:57 PM

This will be my first day I start eating health Have tried many times before but lost interest and motivation hopefully with the support of others this time I will get down to goal...  Read more

Not sure you have diabetes?

Publix Pharmacy offers FREE diabetes screenings in partnership with CholestCheck, a health screening services company. Sign up for free diabetes newsletter and see optional screening tests (such as cholesterol and thyroid tests) are available for pur...  Read more

UnInsured or unemployed? Get Free Tests

WALGREENS offer free tests with their Wellness Bus Tour. Go to WALGEENS.COM eneter your zip code and it tells you were the bus is. These free health tests include: total cholesterol, glucose reading for blood sugar, blood pressure, body mass index,...  Read more

Spark Utah The Official Team

A place where those in Utah can share triumphs, challenges, and their personal journey to health....  Read more

10 Screening Tests Everyone Should Consider

With health care cost rising at an alarming rate, having a list of common screening tests to ask your health care provider about may help keep you on the path of healthy living. While many of these tests are not diagnostic in nature, they do allow yo...  Read more

Dr. Birdie on the New Women's Health Guidelines

Being healthy is about far more than the number on your scale. Just because you lost weight and look fabulous does not guarantee you're healthy on the inside.  As a physician, I have seen many people who are thin and look healthy, but are ac...  Read more