You might think you only need to go the doctor when you have a pressing medical issue, but getting routine tests even when you don't feel ill can be lifesaving! In Your 20s.... Women in their 20s usually assume tests are for older people. But getting these important tests in this decade can spare you from problems down the road. Test 1) Skin Test Get it once a year, every year. Test 2) Cholesterol Test Get it every 5 years, starting as young as 20. Test 3) Pap Smear Get it every 3 years starting at 21. Test 4) Blood Pressure Get it every 2 years, starting at 20. In Your 30s... Test 5) HPV Test Start getting tested for Human Papillomavirus every 3 to 5 years, starting at age 30. In Your 40s... Test 6) Mammogram Begin regular yearly mammograms at age 40. Sticking to this routine of testing is vital for prevention of certain conditions, disease and cancer. It is never too early to start taking care of your health! What are you doing to take care of your health? Let us know!