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  • Insurance & Bills

    Navigating the red tape of health insurance can be frustrating and overwhelming. To better understand how the system works, you…

  • Self Care

    Adopting a healthy lifestyle means learning how to take care of yourself and actively manage your health care. Learn how…

  • Working With Your Doctor

    Looking for a new doctor? Not sure how to talk to your doctor? Better communication can change your entire relationship…

  • Health Tools

    familydoctor.org health tools include a medical dictionary, Body Mass Index calculator, search-by-symptom tool, immunization schedules for all ages, and nutrient…

  • Emotional Well-Being

    Find out how your mental, spiritual and emotional health affect your overall emotional wellbeing.

  • Healthcare Management

    Take charge of your healthcare by making sure you know how to work with your doctor and insurance companies on…

  • Drugs, Procedures & Devices

    Get the facts on common over-the-counter and prescription medicines, potential drug reactions, food-drug interactions and medical procedures and devices.

  • Over-the-counter Products

    There is an over-the-counter medicine for almost anything that ails you – from pain relievers to cough and cold treatments…

  • Procedures & Devices

    Tests, procedures, devices … what do they all mean? Learning that you will have to undergo a procedure or start…

  • Prescription Medicines

    When you get a prescription medicine from a doctor, you likely know what the medicine is for, but do you…

  • Dictionary

    Gain a better understanding of medical terminology by searching our dictionary of more than 1,300 terms.

  • Exercise and Fitness

    Pump up your exercise workouts with information about fitness, sports safety and injury rehab.

  • Food and Nutrition

    Find out how to incorporate healthy food, proper nutrition, vitamins and supplements into your diet.

  • After 40: Women’s Nutrition and Metabolism Needs

    After 40, women experience changes in their nutrition and metabolism, due to decreased hormones, reduced activity level, and medical…

  • Heat Rash

    Heat rash is a common skin irritation that often occurs in hot, humid weather. It causes small bumps and itchiness,…

  • Diabetic Nephropathy

    High levels of sugar in the blood can damage tiny blood vessels in your kidneys. This can cause kidney disease,…

  • Seasonal Affective Disorder

    Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression triggered by the seasons. It is likely related to the loss…

  • Poison Ivy

    Poison ivy is a common toxic plant, found in most parts of the United States. Its main symptom is a…