Check Up 13

Checkup 13: Get ahead of cardiovascular problems with heart scans

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Her story is so rare, so extreme, Jill Mabrey feels compelled to share.Read more

Check Up 13 November---Free Men’s Health Risk Assessment

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Men admit they avoid going to see the doctor. Data supports their reluctance. A survey from the American Academy of Family Physicians notes that nearly 30% of men...Read more

Check Up 13: Melanoma is deadliest form of cancer

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Melanoma is the deadliest form of cancer, but with early-detection, survival rates soar.Read more


Checkup 13: Reviewing your RX list

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If you are over 55 and taking more than five medications, you may benefit from a medication audit.Read more

Check Up 13: Diabetes and foot check

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To help prevent serious health complications associated with diabetes and prediabetes, WTHR is partnering with St. Vincent to offer free foot exams and screenings for...Read more

Check Up 13: Heart scans critical for some, not recommended for all

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A heart scan takes less than five minutes. The images created reveal hardened plaque, calcium, in the heart.Read more

Annual screening catches woman's thyroid cancer early

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The only reason Jacki Garringer had someone look at her neck was because an annual screening was required to keep her insurance at work.Read more

Check Up 13: Men's health awareness

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Studies show that men tend to die earlier than women. Men are also half as likely as women to go to the doctor over a two-year period, according to survey data collected...Read more

Check Up 13: Head and neck cancers

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Jeff Slinker is now cancer free and feels fortunate.Read more


Check Up 13: Getting screened for prostate cancer

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Studies show 1 in 7 men in the U.S. will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.Read more

CHECK UP 13: Pendleton man had no signs his heart was failing

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"I never had any aches, pain or they never found any problem with my heart or anything," Ryan said.Read more