Family Health

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

Infants and Toddlers

Leukemia

Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. There are 4 main types that have different symptoms and treatments.

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Babies and Thumbs, Fingers, and Pacifiers

Thumbs, fingers, and pacifiers satisfy a baby’s natural need to suck. Learn about their pros and cons.

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Infant Formula

Breast milk is the best source of nutrition for your baby. Infant formula provides good nutrition when breast milk is…

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Kids and Teens

Leukemia

Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. There are 4 main types that have different symptoms and treatments.

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Common School-Age Illnesses/Infections

All kids get sick from time to time. Learn the symptoms, causes, and treatment for common illnesses experienced by school-age…

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Strep Throat

Strep throat is an infection caused by bacteria. It is called “strep” because the bacteria that causes the infection is…

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Men

Finding the Right Addiction Treatment Program

Admitting you have an addiction is hard to do. Find the treatment program that’s right for you.

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Evaluating and Treating Infertility

Infertility is defined as trying to get pregnant without success for at least a year. Infertility impacts you physically, financially,…

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Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a disease that causes the muscles of the heart to become enlarged. This extra thickness can weaken your…

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Pregnancy and Childbirth

Evaluating and Treating Infertility

Infertility is defined as trying to get pregnant without success for at least a year. Infertility impacts you physically, financially,…

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Where You Can Deliver Your Baby

You have options when deciding where to have your baby. Learn about the different places you might be able to…

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Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a disease that causes the muscles of the heart to become enlarged. This extra thickness can weaken your…

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Seniors

Leukemia

Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells. There are 4 main types that have different symptoms and treatments.

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Finding the Right Addiction Treatment Program

Admitting you have an addiction is hard to do. Find the treatment program that’s right for you.

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Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is a disease that causes the muscles of the heart to become enlarged. This extra thickness can weaken your…

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Women

Pelvic Floor Disorders

A group of muscles and connective tissues make up your “pelvic floor.” It can weaken, causing bladder- or bowel-control problems,…

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Finding the Right Addiction Treatment Program

Admitting you have an addiction is hard to do. Find the treatment program that’s right for you.

a support group sits in a circle and laughsAmerican Academy of Family Physicians Logo

Evaluating and Treating Infertility

Infertility is defined as trying to get pregnant without success for at least a year. Infertility impacts you physically, financially,…

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