Some of the saddest health tragedies we hear about involve women who developed advanced breast cancer because they were too modest to perform self-exams or discuss "the girls" with the doctor. Many people are equally squeamish about analyzing the contents of the toilet or describing digestive issues. But there's no question that getting up close and personal with our bodies is the best way to spot a telltale change before it becomes a dangerous health threat. From our hair to our skin to the soles of our feet, what we see is in many cases what we get. Bottom line on the best way to stay healthy? Banish your embarrassment, let it all hang out, and take a closer look.