Family Health

Learn to make healthy lifestyle choices for you and your family with information for every stage of life.

Infants and Toddlers

Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

There are many common misconceptions regarding vaccines. Use this evidence-based information to clear up any confusion.

Colic

Colic is when a healthy baby cries a lot for no reason. It’s defined as crying for more than 3…

Infant Jaundice

Infant jaundice is common. It can make your baby’s skin, eyes, and mouth turn yellow. While it may look odd,…

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Kids and Teens

Otitis Externa (Swimmer's Ear)

Swimmer’s ear is an irritation, swelling, or infection in your ear. It’s often caused by swimming a lot or swimming…

Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

There are many common misconceptions regarding vaccines. Use this evidence-based information to clear up any confusion.

Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever is a rare disease. It usually doesn’t happen in the United States. It’s tied to the bacteria that…

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Men

Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

There are many common misconceptions regarding vaccines. Use this evidence-based information to clear up any confusion.

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a buildup of fat in the liver. This common condition can be harmless but…

Sports and Exercise at Every Age

It is important to exercise no matter what age you are. A lifelong exercise program is the surest way to…

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Pregnancy and Childbirth

Mastitis

Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast, usually caused by an infection. It can cause breast pain, tenderness, and flu-like…

Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

There are many common misconceptions regarding vaccines. Use this evidence-based information to clear up any confusion.

Your Baby's Development: The First Trimester

From conception to delivery, your baby goes through several stages of development. The first third of your pregnancy is called…

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Seniors

Pressure Sores

Pressure sores are sores on your skin. They’re usually caused by being in a bed or wheelchair nearly all the…

Osteopenia

The condition osteopenia begins as your bones get weaker. It’s common as you age. People who have osteopenia have a…

Vaccines: Myth Versus Fact

There are many common misconceptions regarding vaccines. Use this evidence-based information to clear up any confusion.

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Women

Osteopenia

The condition osteopenia begins as your bones get weaker. It’s common as you age. People who have osteopenia have a…

Mastitis

Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast, usually caused by an infection. It can cause breast pain, tenderness, and flu-like…

Hereditary Hemochromatosis

Hereditary hemochromatosis is a disease in which your body has too much iron. This extra iron can damage your tissues…

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