Family Health

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

Infants and Toddlers

Secondary Drowning

Secondary drowning is a rare problem that can occur when someone inhales water that gets into their lungs and causes…

Babies and Thumbs, Fingers, and Pacifiers

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

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)

Sensory processing disorder is a condition that affects how your brain processes sensory information: things you see, hear, smell, taste,…

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Kids and Teens

Family Health PSAs

These familydoctor.org public service announcements can help you get the information you need for your family's health and safety.

Video: How to Help Your Kids Deal With Bullies

Bullies use power, strength or popularity to hurt others, emotionally or physically. And while you can’t be with your child all the time, there are ways you can help. If your child encounters a bully, tell them to get to a safe place, and

Video: Keeping Your Family Healthy During Flu Season

Flu season may not be here yet, but there are preventive measures you can take now. Always wash your hands with soap and water; cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve, not your hands; eat well and get plenty of rest.  And most important, before

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Men

Lung Function and IPF

To understand idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) better, it’s important to understand how your lungs work.

What Is IPF?

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare and serious irreversible lung disease. Diagnosing IPF can be a long and difficult…

Sports and Exercise at Every Age

A lifelong exercise program helps us live and thrive into old age. There is a place for exercise at every…

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Pregnancy and Childbirth

Pregnancy: Making Choices

You’ll have many choices once you find out you’re pregnant. Learn common questions you may have and how you can…

Preeclampsia

Preeclampsia is a rare condition that women can get when pregnant. It occurs when a woman has high blood pressure…

Ending a Pregnancy

Abortion means ending a pregnancy early. When a woman chooses to end her pregnancy, it is called induced abortion.

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Seniors

Lung Function and IPF

To understand idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) better, it’s important to understand how your lungs work.

What Is IPF?

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare and serious irreversible lung disease. Diagnosing IPF can be a long and difficult…

Sports and Exercise at Every Age

A lifelong exercise program helps us live and thrive into old age. There is a place for exercise at every…

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Women

Lung Function and IPF

To understand idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) better, it’s important to understand how your lungs work.

What Is IPF?

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a rare and serious irreversible lung disease. Diagnosing IPF can be a long and difficult…

Sports and Exercise at Every Age

A lifelong exercise program helps us live and thrive into old age. There is a place for exercise at every…

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