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5 health tests you can take online

5 health tests you can take online
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Let's face it. None of us are getting any younger. That's why we've been telling you a lot about technology that helps you maintain good health.

There are new and amazing fitness trackers on the way, there are smartwatches with fitness tracking and fitness apps for your phone that make sure you're staying active and in good shape. But just how good of shape are you really in?

With the help of the internet, you can gauge your health status at a glance. We've come up with a list of five sites that can help you benchmark your health status and get a general idea of your overall health, including one that's been taken by more than 40 million people. There are tests for your heart, your eyes, and your overall well-being.

Keep in mind that it's no replacement for a real doctor's opinion.

#1: Are you at risk for heart disease?
According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death around the world. By the year 2030, it could be accountable for 23.6 million deaths each year.

There is good news, though. From 2003 to 2013, the death rates have fallen nearly 38 percent. Let's keep that number going down and learn what you can do to help your heart, for which you'll want to check out The Mayo Clinic's Heart Disease Risk Calculator.

Just enter basic information about your health and you'll get a personalized action plan to reduce your risk of getting heart disease.

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