Your Health Resources

familydoctor.org health resources include a medical dictionary, Body Mass Index calculator, symptom checker tool, immunization schedules for all ages, nutrient…

Drugs, Procedures & Devices

Cardioverter-Defibrillator: A Treatment for Arrhythmia

Cardioverter-Defibrillator is a medical implant device used to treat arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat).

Heart Attack | Medicines to Treat Heart Attack

If you’ve had a heart attack, your doctor has probably prescribed medicines you’ll need to take for a long time…

Antibiotics: When They Can and Can't Help

Antibiotics are medicines prescribed by your doctor to treat infections. Overuse can lead to antibiotic resistance.

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Health Tools

Balancing Your Food Plate

Balancing your food plate with the right amount of food, variety, and nutrition is important in staying healthy.

BMI Calculator

Find out your Body Mass Index (BMI) using this free calculator.

Neighborhood Navigator

Familydoctor.org’s Neighborhood Navigator is an interactive tool that connects you to community resources and programs in your neighborhood. With more than 40,000 social services listed by zip code, you can find local services related to: Food Housing Transportation Employment aid Legal

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Healthcare Management

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…

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…

Adolescents and Young Adults: Getting the Preventive Services You Need

Get an early start on good lifelong health by learning about the services and advice your family doctor can provide…

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