Family Health

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

Infants and Toddlers

Anesthesia and Your Child

Children, like adults, have very few problems with anesthesia for surgeries and medical procedures.

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Newborn Sleep Routines

Establishing a sleep routine for your newborn can help instill good bedtime habits for years to come. Learn tips so…

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Cancer

Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve the growth of abnormal cells. There are many different types…

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Kids and Teens

Anesthesia and Your Child

Children, like adults, have very few problems with anesthesia for surgeries and medical procedures.

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Caffeine and Kids

In children, caffeine can raise blood pressure and interfere with sleep. It can make children less aware of being tired…

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Cancer

Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve the growth of abnormal cells. There are many different types…

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Men

Skin Protection for Outdoor Workers

Outdoor workers can get too much exposure to the sun and dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays. Learn about steps you can…

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Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) occurs from continued damage to your kidneys. It can lead to kidney failure and other…

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Cancer

Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve the growth of abnormal cells. There are many different types…

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Pregnancy and Childbirth

Exercise During Pregnancy

Exercise offers many benefits during a normal, uncomplicated pregnancy. Talk to your doctor before starting an exercise program while…

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Routine Tests During Pregnancy

Routine tests during pregnancy help monitor the health of you and your baby.

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Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes physical problems and intellectual disabilities. Most people with it live healthy, productive…

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Seniors

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) occurs from continued damage to your kidneys. It can lead to kidney failure and other…

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Cancer

Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve the growth of abnormal cells. There are many different types…

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Autism

Autism is a brain disorder that affects social, behavioral, and communication skills. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of…

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Women

Vaginitis

Vaginitis is a general term to describe inflammation of the vagina. The main causes are bacterial vaginosis, yeast infections, and…

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Skin Protection for Outdoor Workers

Outdoor workers can get too much exposure to the sun and dangerous ultraviolet (UV) rays. Learn about steps you can…

farmer harvests oranges in an orange tree fieldAmerican Academy of Family Physicians Logo

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) occurs from continued damage to your kidneys. It can lead to kidney failure and other…

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