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Drugs, Procedures & Devices

Take Cholesterol to Heart

If you’re taking a statin, talk to your family doctor about factors such as statin intensity, risk for potential drug…

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Antacids and Acid Reducers: OTC Relief for Heartburn and Acid Reflux

There are several types of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines that help to relieve heartburn and acid reflux.

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Nasal Sprays: How to Use Them Correctly

Nasal sprays are liquid medicines that you spray into your nose. Using nasal sprays the correct way can take some…

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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

Asthma Action Plan

An asthma action plan is written instructions about how to prevent and treat asthma attacks at home.

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Advance Directives and Do Not Resuscitate Orders

Learn how to create advance directives, such as living will, durable power of attorney for health care, and do not…

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Hospice Care

Hospice care is a form of palliative care. It is meant for people who have 6 months or less to…

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