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

Beta-Blockers for Heart Problems

Beta-blockers are medicine used to treat heart problems and high blood pressure. Learn the benefits and side effects of taking…

Antihistamines: Understanding Your OTC Options

Antihistamine medications help relieve or prevent allergy symptoms. Learn more about first-generation and second-generation antihistamines.

Safe Use, Storage, and Disposal of Opioid Drugs

Opioid pain relievers (opioids) are used to manage acute and chronic pain. These medicines are powerful pain relievers, but they…

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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

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…

Questions to Ask When My Asthma Doesn’t Get Better

If the asthma treatment your doctor prescribed isn’t helping your symptoms, review these questions, answers, and things to consider.

Telemedicine

Telemedicine is a method of getting medical care by remote. With this approach, a doctor can be in one location and the patient in another. The two can talk using technology. This includes videoconferencing, store-and-forward imaging (sharing data), streaming media, and wireless

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