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

Drug-Food Interactions

A drug-food interaction occurs when your food and medicine interfere with one another.

Decongestants: OTC Relief for Congestion

Decongestants are medicines that relieve a congested nose. When you buy them without a prescription, they’re called over-the-counter (OTC)…

Chickenpox Vaccine

Chickenpox is highly contagious and can be very serious. Beginning at 12 months old, almost everyone should have the chickenpox…

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Health Tools

Immunization Schedules

Find immunization schedules for adults and children.

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.

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Healthcare Management

Do I Need an Interpreter?

An interpreter can help you talk to your doctor if you don’t speak English or are deaf or hard of…

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…

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