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What is a Preventive Health Screening?

Preventive health screenings help people understand their risk for developing chronic conditions before symptoms are present, while they can still take action. The non-invasive screenings provided by Life Line Screening identify risk factors that can lead to cardiovascular disease, stroke, peripheral artery disease, osteoporosis, and other serious illnesses.

What You Can Expect

When you make your appointment, you will receive detailed instructions about when and where to check in for your appointment, as well as any preparation instructions. Depending on which health screening you choose, we may recommend an 8 hour fast (no food or drink, except water) prior to your appointment.

When you arrive, you will be greeted at registration and asked to complete a brief health questionnaire, which can also be completed online prior to your screening. A Life Line Screening tech will call you to the private screening area to conduct your tests.

Each health check takes just a few minutes to conduct, and you can stay clothed and comfortable.

You may receive some of your test results at the screening. The remaining results, some of which require review by a board-certified physician, are mailed to you in about 14 days.

Choose the Right Screening for You

Life Line Screening offers more than 15 preventive screening options, providing comprehensive health screening services for anyone age 50+. This selection of ultrasound, blood, and EKG analysis enables people to understand more fully what risk factors they have for cardiovascular disease, stroke, cancer, osteoporosis and more.

The modern health screening tests and data we use is the same technology used in leading hospitals. These health screening services, combined with the ongoing medical care provided by a personal physician, are designed to keep people independent and active for as long as possible.

Screening Methods

Our trained technicians use state-of-the-art technology with three screening methods for a quick, convenient and painless medical screening experience:


Ultrasound looks “inside” the body to show an image of a part of the body. Participants lie flat while a technician uses a transducer (wand) with gel to send out sound waves, which bounce back and create the image. It is not an x-ray, has no radiation, is painless, and does not require the removal of any clothes.

Blood Sample

These tests use a lancet (containing a needle) to poke a small hole in your finger, so blood can be drawn for study. The lancet is a tiny box about the size of an eraser, and the needle is contained inside. You will never see the needle go into your skin, but you will feel a small prick.


An EKG (electrocardiogram) is a painless test that measures the electrical activity of your heartbeat. Small adhesive patches called electrodes are placed on the skin, and a computer creates a graph of your heart rhythm called a waveform. It is painless, and does not require the removal of any clothes.

Are preventive health screenings right for you?

Preventive health screening for cardiovascular disease, stroke and other chronic conditions are extremely valuable for adults age 50+, or age 40+ with risk factors for these conditions: diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, a history of smoking, and a family history of stroke and/or heart disease. Some blood tests may be appropriate for younger ages. The health screenings offered by Life Line Screening are only part of your health story—when combined with the care provided by your doctor, they provide a full health screening picture. Call today to discuss with a Preventive Health Advisor which screenings are right for you.

Request Copies of Your Results

Your results letter, with detailed information about your screening, is usually sent to you in about 14 days. For additional copies of your results letter, please send your name, address, phone number, and the date you were screened along with a personal check or money order for $15.00 made out to Life Line Screening. The address is at right.

Mail To

Life Line Screening
Attn. Results Processing
6111 Oak Tree Blvd.
Suite 301
Independence, Ohio 44131

You will receive your report within 10 business days

Contact Us

Life Line Screening
Barton Oaks Plaza 2, Suite 130
901 South Mopac Expressway 
Austin, TX 78746
Call us at 800.718.0961
We Are Available 
Monday-Friday 7:30am – 9:00pm (EST)
Saturday 9:00am – 5:30pm (EST)
Sunday Closed

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