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  • Teen boys drinking

    Teens and Alcohol

    Underage drinking can occur in any family. It’s important to talk to your child frequently, and at a young age,… important for parents to understand the reasons their child may experiment with alcohol. You should also know, how it can become an addiction and how…

  • Pregnant woman and partner having ultrasound scan

    Routine Tests During Pregnancy

    Certain tests are common during pregnancy and essential for your health and your baby’s health… tests. Some of the tests are routine for every pregnancy. Some tests will be repeated throughout your pregnancy. Some women may undergo additional tests. These may depend on your age,…

  • Senior person sitting on floor next to walker

    Falls: How to Lower Your Risk

    A fall at an older age can have serious consequences to your health and independence. Reduce your risk for falling… and independence. Path to improved safety Talk with your doctor to see if you are at a higher risk of falling. In addition to age,…

  • driver is upset after a car accident

    Post-Traumatic Stress After a Traffic Accident

    Learn about post-traumatic stress after a car accident and how your doctor can help you deal with it… Some of these feelings might have included: Shock Trouble believing it really happened Anger Nervousness or worry Fear or uneasiness Guilt In addition, you might keep going…

  • a mother breastfeeds her baby

    Mastitis

    Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast usually caused by an infection… cancer. What are the symptoms of mastitis? Women who have mastitis may feel ill. They may feel run down or achy. In addition to an inflamed breast, they may feel like they have the flu…

  • Children's playroom with plastic colorful educational blocks, toys, and games spilling out of a bin onto the floor.

    Preparing for Parenthood: Safe Storage

    Organizing your home—and even your car—safely for children is a constant effort. As your family grows, it’s important to reassess… safety Step one: Walk into each room, assess your current storage methods, and rethink any areas of concern—especially if you have added a child to…

  • Living With Diabetes: How a CGM Can Help

    Dr. Cate Buley

    Using a continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM) can help some patients who have diabetes keep their blood glucose level from… monitoring system (CGM). A CGM is a product with a small sensor that sticks to the back of the arm with an adhesive. Using a…

  • 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… for potential drug interactions, and dietary restrictions, to make sure you’re taking the statin that is most appropriate for you. For additional information on Cholesterol…

  • Colorful tablets with capsules and pills on blue background

    Pain Control After Surgery: Pain Medicines

    Recovering from surgery typically involves the use of prescription or over-the-counter pain medicine… Other types, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and opioids, are given after surgery to relieve pain. Opioids can be highly addictive and should be used following your doctor’s instructions. Why is it important?…

  • A hand grabbing a pinch of snuff

    Smokeless Tobacco: Tips on how to stop

    Smokeless tobacco products are just as bad for you as smoking. They can lead to health problems including cancer. Resources… Smoking is a harmful habit. Smokeless tobacco products are just as bad. Rather than being inhaled, smokeless tobacco is consumed orally. Chewing tobacco and snuff…

  • Doctor listens to the lung of a young girl with croup cough using a stethoscope

    Croup

    Croup is caused by a respiratory virus and causes children, usually age 5 and younger, to have a barking… What is croup? Croup is a common childhood infection that affects breathing. It is recognizable by a “barking” cough commonly referred to as croup cough…

  • Scared girl looking at a big needle

    Fear of Needles

    Many children are scared of shots because they have a fear of needles. Help your child understand that shots are… No matter how old you are, getting a shot at the doctor’s office is no fun. As adults, we recognize that the benefit is worth…

  • Cat and Dog Bites

    Cat and dog bites are common injuries. A family pet or a stray animal could bite you. But you can… Cat and dog bites are common injuries. A family pet or a stray animal could bite you. But you can treat, and even prevent, animal…

  • Prescription and OTC Drug Misuse

    There are important steps you or a family member can take to reduce the risk of prescription and OTC drug… Prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) drug misuse is at epidemic levels. The two represent what a doctor prescribes (prescription medicine) and what you can buy without…

  • A father and son enjoy a healthy meal together as part of a healthy lifestyle.

    Health Guides: Healthy Lifestyle Includes Mind and Body

    Adopting healthy habits allows you to take charge of both your physical and mental health, as well as positively influencing… It’s important to take care of both your mind and body. It will pay off in many ways, including: Allowing you to take charge of…

  • Pregnant woman balancing bowl of salad on belly

    Healthy Eating and Pregnancy

    Eating healthy is more critical than ever during pregnancy. You’re making healthy choices for two. Your food should reflect… Eating for two isn’t the free-for-all, guilt-free eating we often see in movies. In reality eating healthy is more critical than ever during pregnancy. It…

  • Collection of the tools you need to lose weight, including water, healthy snacks, fitness equipment, and a scale. Talk to your doctor before you begin a new weight-loss plan. They can help you customize a program and safely monitor your progress.

    What You Should Know Before You Start A Weight-loss Plan

    Trying to lose weight is a good thing, but there are several factors that can affect your efforts to drop… You may want to lose weight for personal reasons. Or you may need to lose weight to improve your health. It can reduce your risk…

  • Long COVID

    Most people who get sick with COVID-19 will recover within a week or even a few days. But for some,… Most people who get sick with COVID-19 will recover within a week or even a few days. But for some, the symptoms of the disease…