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  • Close-up doctor holding female patient’s hand

    Family Doctor vs. Quick-care Clinic

    Family doctors and quick-care clinics both have advantages for seeking care at home or on the road.

  • Take Cholesterol to Heart

    Take Cholesterol to Heart

    If you’re taking a statin, talk to your family doctor about factors such as statin intensity, risk for potential drug…

  • Blood Clots

    Blood clots are clumps of blood that form inside your body and can be harmful or even deadly if they…

  • Woman performing breast exam

    Benign Breast Conditions

    A breast cyst is a fluid-filled sac inside the breast. Breast cysts are common in women. They might cause a…

  • Man with sore back muscles.

    Sore Muscles from Exercise

    Exercise is an important part of a healthy, active lifestyle. It improves your heart and lungs and builds strong bones…

  • Close-up of an intravenous-drip bottle with doctor and patient in the background

    Artificial Hydration and Nutrition

    Artificial hydration and nutrition helps patients with short-term medical problems who cannot eat or drink by mouth.

  • happy senior couple walking outside

    After Cancer Treatment

    Returning to normal after finishing cancer treatment could mean adjusting to a new idea of what normal is. There are…

  • Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer is a cancer of the colon or the rectum that can be detected through early, regular screenings.

  • What are Social Determinants of Health?

    Dr. Christina Wells

    Our health is influenced by a series of elements including biology, access to and quality of medical care, the environment in which we live, work, and play, and individual behaviors. Other factors that can influence your health are educational level and socioeconomic status, as…

  • Social determinants of health are the conditions in which we live, learn, work, and play. These conditions can influence your health.

    Social Determinants of Health

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

  • Diseases and Conditions

    Find doctor-approved information about symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of common diseases and conditions.

  • Coping with a Family Member’s Opioid Addiction

    Opioid addiction affects more than the person who is addicted. It ruins entire families.

  • Doctor talking to parent and child

    Talking With Your Child About Their Cancer

    When your child is diagnosed with cancer, it’s scary for both you and your child. Talking about it can help…

  • Senior Communities Tour Checklist

    Moving into a senior community is a big step in your life. Making a checklist of everything you’re looking for…

  • Women

    Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

    PMDD is a severe form of premenstrual syndrome, or PMS.

  • hand holding a lubrication spray can

    Inhalant Use

    Inhalant use is a form of substance use disorder that involves breathing in or sniffing household products on purpose to…

  • Woman holding stomach in pain


    Constipation is a common condition that makes it difficult to have a bowel movement. It can be caused by changes…

  • family doctor stands in front of blurred family in background

    Deciding When to See a Doctor

    Knowing when to see a doctor is an important decision. While there are no set rules, some general guidelines can…