Puberty is a time of changes—both physical and emotional. Helping your daughter understand what’s happening and what to expect is…
Circumcision is a procedure where the foreskin (the skin that covers the tip of the penis) is removed. It’s usually…
Good health can decrease your risk of developing certain conditions. Learn what you can do to maintain your health.
Sugar substitutes are chemical or plant-based substances used to sweeten foods and drinks. You may have heard them called “artificial…
Chronic pain can last from 3 months to many years. Medicines to treat it include pain relievers, antidepressants, and…
Learn why your child may get several infections while he or she is still young.
Prediabetes is when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be called diabetes.
A chronic cough is one that lasts for 8 weeks or more.
Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a compression of the spinal cord in your neck.
The keto diet, or ketogenic diet, is one that is high in fat intake and low in carbohydrate intake.
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
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
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
This digital messaging guide helps family doctors fight the spread of seasonal influenza.
COVID-19 is a potentially fatal disease that was the cause of a global pandemic that began in 2019.
Most bug bites are harmless, but they do cause discomfort. In rare cases, certain bug bites can be deadly.
Learn how to teach your child healthy habits to prevent weight problems or to help your child lose weight.
Tubal sterilization (tubal ligation) is a surgical method of birth control for women.