Going to the doctor for a health checkup can be a very unpleasant and nerve-racking experience. It can be frightening because it can make you think about your own mortality. You try not to think about it, but the reality that something could be wrong is what makes most of us procrastinate in getting these necessary checkups. Lack of insurance could also be a contributing factor, but with Obamacare, health insurance is within everyone’s reach. Having these simple, routine tests run by your physician can save your life. So let’s stop stalling. Here are some of the most effective health screenings every woman should have and some you should be obtaining annually.