Posts tagged with ‘family medicine’

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  • Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders

    Somatic symptom and related disorders is the name for a group of conditions in which physical pain and symptoms are…

  • Hyperhidrosis

    Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating. People who have hyperhidrosis sweat heavily, even when they aren't hot, exercising, or stressed.

  • Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing: Tips for Working With Your Doctor

    If you are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH), health care providers have a duty to furnish communication aids and…

  • Cancer | Helping Your Family Help You

    Learn how to ask for and accept help from your friends and family members during cancer treatment.

  • Child Safety: Keeping Medicines Out of Reach

    Medicines or vitamins taken the wrong way can be harmful to children. Keep your medicines out of reach and sight…

  • Traveling With Children

    Traveling with children can be stressful. Plan ahead and be prepared so you can make your trip fun for…

  • Intoeing

    Learn about the causes, treatment and complications of intoeing, a condition that causes a child’s feet to point inward.

  • Methotrexate

    Methotrexate is a strong medicine used to treat different conditions. It can cause serious side effects, so it must be…

  • Mononucleosis (Mono)

    Mononucleosis (mono) is a contagious infection spread through saliva and other bodily fluids. It is often called the “kissing…

  • Lipomas

    Lipomas are benign (not cancerous), slow-growing tumors that come from fat cells. They are usually round, moveable, flattened lumps under…

  • 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…

  • Choosing a Family Doctor

    Learn about family doctors and how to choose one that’s right for you and your family.

  • First Aid Kit When Your Kid Starts Sports

    Sports injuries are common with all sports. Be prepared by packing a first aid kit when your child starts playing…

  • Head Lice

    Head lice are small wingless insects (bugs) that can get on your hair and scalp. They feed on very small…

  • H1N1 Influenza

    H1N1 influenza (swine flu) is an infection caused by a virus. Lower your risk by getting the flu vaccine and…