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  • Zoomed out and zoomed in view of the brain’s pituitary gland

    Pituitary Tumors

    The pituitary gland is located in your brain and produces hormones. Most pituitary tumors are non-cancerous.

  • Woman holding antacid tablet and glass of water

    Indigestion (Dyspepsia)

    Indigestion happens when your body has trouble digesting food. Anyone can get indigestion, either on occasion or as part of…

  • Hydrocodone prescription bottle

    Opioid Addiction

    An opioid addiction is a powerful urge to use opioids. These are medicines that are prescribed to relieve pain, such…

  • Menopause

    Menopause is when your menstrual periods permanently stop (12 months in a row without a period) and you can no…

  • How to Treat Cold Sores

    Cold sores are small, blister-like, fluid-filled lesions that usually appear around the border of the lips. They are caused by…

  • What Should I do if I Get a Spider Bite?

    Spiders are found everywhere. But each kind of spider is unique. Some tend to live outdoors. Some are common inside…

  • An elderly woman and doctor sit at a table and look at a tablet.

    At high risk for COVID-19? Create a plan

    You are more likely to get very sick from COVID-19 if you are 50 years and older OR if you have some high-risk conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, and asthma. Protect yourself by creating a plan to prepare for unexpected illness

  • Dictionary of Medical Terms

    Gain a better understanding of medical terminology by searching our dictionary of more than 1,300 terms.

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    Help Us Build a Community of Immunity!

    Getting vaccinated is critical to your health. Taking care of your own health also protects those around you.

  • COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids Under 5

    If you are the parent of a child from 6 months through 5 years of age, you should talk to…

  • A bottle of CBD oil and a jar of CBD cream are sitting on table. A hemp leaf is on top of the jar.

    CBD Oil

    CBD is short for cannabidiol. It is a chemical found in the Cannabis sativa plant. CBD oil does not make…

  • Unsure About the COVID-19 Vaccine? Talk to Your Family Doctor

    Dr. Jennifer Hanna

    Your family doctor can provide trustworthy information about the COVID-19 vaccine and other recommended immunizations.

  • Animated imaged of two families with newborn babies standing in front of a house.

    Cleanliness Guide for New Parents

    The American Cleaning Institute and share advice on how to prepare a clean, safe and healthy environment for…

  • A toddler wears an oxygen mask. RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) is a common virus that makes it hard to breathe. RSV is common in children under 2, but anyone can get it.

    RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus)

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that makes it hard to breathe. RSV is common in children under…

  • A doctor gives a child a vaccine in the arm. There are many misconceptions regarding vaccines. Use this evidence-based information to avoid common vaccine myths.

    Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

    There are many common misconceptions regarding vaccines. Use this evidence-based information to clear up any confusion.

  • Managing Your Vaccine Schedule

    If you or your child missed vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic, now is a great time to catch up. Vaccines…

  • Immunizations

    Vaccinations are safe, effective, and required for many activities including school. Maintaining a vaccine schedule will protect you from many…

  • The Importance of Vaccinations

    Vaccinations are essential to personal and public health. They prevent the spread of contagious, dangerous, and deadly diseases.