10 Reasons You Should Go to the Doctor (Even When You're Healthy)

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As a late 20-something female with a demanding work schedule who still wants to have time for social pursuits, I get it: The last thing you want to do in the middle of your crazy life is take a day off and go to the doctor’s office.

However, as an Internal Medicine resident who’s seen too many people wait until they’re already sick and need to be hospitalized to get medical care, I think it’s time for every woman to book an appointment with a doctor today. (And at least every year after that!) Here’s why: