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  • Avian Flu

    Avian flu is a virus that is spread from bird to bird. In rare cases, certain strains of the virus…

  • Bedbugs

    Bedbugs are oval-shaped, wingless parasites. They have 6 legs and are about 1/5 of an inch long. They are white…

  • Anemia

    Anemia is the most common blood disorder in the U.S. It affects your red blood cells and hemoglobin. Most people…

  • Intermittent Fasting

    Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern. You fast during a certain period of time each day. You then eat during…

  • Meal Plans and How They Help

    Eating healthy isn’t just about losing weight—it also helps to lower your risk for heart disease and other serious health…

  • Medical Marijuana

    While doctors are investigating the pros and cons of medical marijuana, some research shows it may have a positive impact…

  • Yeast Infections

    Vaginal yeast infections are caused by a fungus called Candida. If the vagina isn’t acidic enough, too many yeast can…

  • Whooping Cough

    Whooping cough is a respiratory infection. It is also known as pertussis. Whooping cough is highly contagious and is most…

  • Vision Loss

    Vision loss is losing your ability to see well without vision correction tools, such as eyeglasses or contact lenses. It…

  • 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…

  • Pneumococcal Vaccines for Seniors

    Pneumococcal vaccines help to prevent pneumonia. Adults 65 and older, for whom pneumonia can be fatal, should get two different…

  • 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,…

  • Integrating Back to Work After COVID-19

    So much has changed due to COVID-19. You may wonder what to expect when you go back to work. But…

  • COVID-19 Testing

    There are two types of diagnostic COVID-19 tests. If you think you have COVID-19, you should contact your doctor to…

  • COVID-19 Face Masks

    If you need to go into public in the COVID-19 pandemic, wear a face mask to contain your germs and…

  • Spinal Cord Injury

    Common causes of spinal cord injury include falling, sports-related events, car accidents, and diseases such as polio or spina…

  • Sore Throat

    A sore throat means that your throat hurts. It feels irritated or scratchy. You may feel mild discomfort or burning…

  • Scleroderma

    Scleroderma is a rare autoimmune disorder. There are 2 types of scleroderma. One type affects the skin. The other type…