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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…

Drugs, Procedures & Devices

Ways to Control Pain Outside of Opioids

Opioids are powerful medicines that treat pain. However, they can be addictive. Your doctor may be able to help you…

Safe Use, Storage, and Disposal of Opioid Drugs

It’s important to take opioids exactly as prescribed by your doctor. You should also take care storing and disposing of…

Plasma Viral Load Testing

A plasma viral load (PVL) test measures how much human immunodeficiency virus is in your blood. That amount of HIV…

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Health Tools

Neighborhood Navigator

An interactive tool that connects you to community resources and programs in your neighborhood. With more than 40,000 social services…

Developing a Care Plan

Everybody has a health history. It’s important to record this history all in one place. This is done with complete…

Nutrient Shortfall Questionnaire

It is common for people to be lacking in nutrients. This can happen if your body doesn’t get enough of…

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Healthcare Management

Telemedicine

Telemedicine is a way for patients to receive access to medical care without leaving their homes by using technology to…

Medical Marijuana

While doctors are investigating the pros and cons of medical marijuana, some research shows it may have a positive impact…

Cancer: Medical Vocabulary

When you are diagnosed with cancer, it can be overwhelming. You have your feelings to deal with, plus a whole…

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