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Familydoctor.org health resources include a medical dictionary, Body Mass Index calculator, symptom checker tool, immunization schedules for all ages, nutrient deficiency risk questionnaire and more.

Drugs, Procedures & Devices

Drug-Food Interactions

A drug-food interaction occurs when your food and medicine interfere with one another. Learn how to avoid interactions.

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Cardioverter-Defibrillator: A Treatment for Arrhythmia

An implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) is a type of medical device. It helps treat arrhythmias and prevent cardiac arrest.

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Organizing Your Medicines

If you take a lot of different medicines, you need to keep them organized. That way you won’t forget to…

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Health Tools

Balancing Your Food Plate

Follow the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate and other guidelines to get a balanced diet and build a healthy…

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Immunization Schedules

Find immunization schedules for adults and children.

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myhealthfinder

Use healthfinder.gov to find up-to-date information from across many government health websites that can help you and your family stay…

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Healthcare Management

Cancer: End-of-Life Issues for the Caregiver

Information for caregivers about preparing for a loved one’s end-of-life issues, such as care options, legal documents, and funeral…

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Caregiving: Care for Yourself While Caring for Others

Caregivers provide care for people with chronic medical conditions. It’s a challenging job, so caregivers also need to take care…

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Questions to Ask When My Asthma Doesn’t Get Better

If the asthma treatment your doctor prescribed isn’t helping your symptoms, review these questions, answers, and things to consider.

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