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  • Cough Medicine: Understanding Your OTC Options

    Over-the-counter cough suppressants can be used to treat some coughs that are interfering with your sleep or activities, but not…

  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease that causes extreme fatigue that lasts for more than 6 months and interrupts daily…

  • Do I Have COVID-19 or the Flu?

    If you feel sick, you may wonder if it’s the flu or COVID-19. While the two illnesses share many similarities,…

  • Bone Cancer

    Bone cancer is cancer of the bones. Most cases of bone cancer start in other areas and spread to the…

  • Blood Test: Lipid Panel

    A lipid panel is a simple blood test to check your cholesterol levels. This test is important because cholesterol can…

  • Choosing Safe Baby Gear

    Having a baby means you’ll need a lot of baby gear. First, do your research to ensure everything you buy…

  • Cast Care

    Having to wear a cast isn’t necessarily enjoyable — or comfortable. But taking proper care of your cast may mean…

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders that affect body movement and muscle coordination. It usually appears in infancy…

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Carpal tunnel syndrome is a painful disorder that occurs when the tissues in your wrist get swollen or inflamed and…

  • Handwashing and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Washing hands with soap and water is the most effective method to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2,…

  • Family Doctors Are a Consistent Presence in Challenging Times

    Dr. Christine Khandelwal

    Working as a palliative care doctor has shown me how important a trusted family doctor is when patients face a…

  • Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

    Sensory processing disorder (SPD) affects how your brain processes sensory information, such as things you see, hear, smell, taste, or…

  • Social and Cultural Factors that Can Influence Your Health

    Genes and biology aren’t the only factors that influence our health. Our behaviors and our social and physical environments also…

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Squamous cell carcinoma is a common form of skin cancer caused by too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

  • Stretching

    Stretching is one of the best ways to keep your muscles healthy. Stretching regularly will maintain muscle strength and increase…

  • Smallpox Vaccine

    A case of smallpox hasn’t been seen since 1977, but it was once a serious virus. Symptoms included a rash,…

  • Shoulder Pain

    Shoulder pain, whether caused by a specific injury or not, can be treated with active rest and range-of-motion exercises as…

  • Thalassemia

    Thalassemia is a group of inherited blood disorders that prevent your body from producing the amount of hemoglobin it…