Family Health

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

Infants and Toddlers

Phenylketonuria (PKU)

Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a rare genetic condition where babies are unable to break down an amino acid. This can lead…

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…

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Kids and Teens

Pinworm Infection

Pinworm infection is an intestinal infection caused by small, white worms. Anyone can get it, but it’s most common in…

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.

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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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral pain is a knee condition. It’s most common in people who participate in high-impact activities that include jumping and…

Cervical Dystonia

Cervical dystonia is a neurological disorder that causes your neck muscles to contract involuntarily. This can make your head lean…

Osteopenia

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

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