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    Girls and Puberty

    Puberty is a time of changes—both physical and emotional. Helping your daughter understand what’s happening and what to expect is…

  • A new mother sitting down while holding her baby in her arms


    Circumcision is a procedure where the foreskin (the skin that covers the tip of the penis) is removed. It’s usually…

  • A older couple biking together outdoors

    What You Can Do to Maintain Your Health

    Good health can decrease your risk of developing certain conditions. Learn what you can do to maintain your health.

  • Five small white bowls, each filled with a different sugar substitute, sitting on a white table

    Sugar Substitutes

    Sugar substitutes are chemical or plant-based substances used to sweeten foods and drinks. You may have heard them called “artificial…

  • Senior man with lower back pain

    Chronic Pain Medicines

    Chronic pain can last from 3 months to many years. Medicines to treat it include pain relievers, antidepressants, and…

  • A doctor using a otoscope to look inside a young girls ear canal

    Repeated Infections in Children

    Learn why your child may get several infections while he or she is still young.

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    Prediabetes is when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be called diabetes.

  • Chronic Cough

    A chronic cough is one that lasts for 8 weeks or more.

  • Man suffering from neck pain and stiffness holds neck

    Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

    Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a compression of the spinal cord in your neck.

  • Selection of good fat sources

    Keto Diet

    The keto diet, or ketogenic diet, is one that is high in fat intake and low in carbohydrate intake.

  • A gloved doctor is poised to give a toddler a shot in the arm.

    COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids Under 5

    Though it isn't in the news as much as it was in the beginning, the COVID-19 pandemic is still not over. To help continue to fight the spread of the disease, COVID-19 vaccines have been approved for children as young as

  • COVID Vaccines for Younger Children: What Parents Need to Know

    On December 8, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the updated (Bivalent) COVID-19 vaccine to include children 6 months and older. The American Academy of Family Physicians has endorsed the approval. The Academy believes it will help prevent COVID-19

  • Debunking Common COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

    Misinformation on the COVID-19 vaccines is prevalent, and it can be difficult to know what's true and what's not. Here, family physicians bust the most common COVID-19 vaccine myths. Myth 1: You can delay routine vaccinations. Routine childhood and adult

  • Flu Toolkit

    This digital messaging guide helps family doctors fight the spread of seasonal influenza.

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    COVID-19 is a potentially fatal disease that was the cause of a global pandemic that began in 2019.

  • Bug Bites

    Most bug bites are harmless, but they do cause discomfort. In rare cases, certain bug bites can be deadly.

  • group of young children eating healthy lunches at school

    Weight Issues in Children

    Learn how to teach your child healthy habits to prevent weight problems or to help your child lose weight.

  • Illustration of a uterus, with focus on incisions on fallopian tubes

    Tubal Sterilization (Tubal Ligation)

    Tubal sterilization (tubal ligation) is a surgical method of birth control for women.