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

Antibiotics: When They Can and Can't Help

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

Pain Relievers: Understanding Your OTC Options

Over-the-counter pain relievers can help you manage aches and pains without a prescription from your doctor. There are several types…

How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler

A metered-dose inhaler is a hand-held device that contains medicine to open the airways in people with asthma and other…

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Health Tools

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

Nutrient Shortfall Questionnaire

Many people don’t get enough nutrients. Complete this questionnaire to assess your risk for common nutrient shortfalls.

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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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