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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

Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is a type of treatment that involves taking synthetic hormones to prevent or treat certain medical…

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Chickenpox Vaccine

The chickenpox vaccine is given to young children to prevent chickenpox, a highly contagious disease caused by a virus.

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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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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

Autopsy

An autopsy is a medical examination of the body of a dead person. It is done to find cause of…

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Do I Need an Interpreter?

An interpreter can help you talk to your doctor if you don’t speak English or you don’t feel comfortable talking…

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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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