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Puberty: Stages and Signs for Boys and Girls - familydoctor.org

Puberty is the time in life when your child’s body becomes sexually mature. Your child will experience many changes in his or her body during this time.

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https://familydoctor.org/for-parents-what-to-expect-when-your-child-goes-through-puberty/

Gallbladder Removal: Laparoscopic Method - familydoctor.org

The gallbladder helps your body digest fat. If it gets inflamed, your doctor may want to remove it. Fortunately, we don’t need gallbladders to live.

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https://familydoctor.org/gallbladder-removal-laparoscopic-method/

Girls and Puberty – familydoctor.org

Puberty is a time of changes—both physical and emotional. Helping your daughter understand what’s happening and what to expect is important.

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Growing Up Healthy: The Importance of Starting Good Nutrition Early - familydoctor.org

Children develop eating patterns early in life. Eating healthy food helps them get nutrients their bodies need to stay healthy, active, and strong.

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https://familydoctor.org/growing-healthy-importance-starting-good-nutrition-early/

Gun Safety - familydoctor.org

Gun safety should be taken seriously in your home and in any home where your child plays, visits, or stays.

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https://familydoctor.org/gun-safety/

Hand Sanitizers and Coronavirus (COVID-19) - familydoctor.org

One of the best ways to keep yourself safe from getting COVID-19 is to wash your hands with soap and water. If those aren’t available, hand sanitizer may help.

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https://familydoctor.org/hand-sanitizers-and-covid-19/

Grieving: Facing Illness, Death, and Other Losses - familydoctor.org

Grief is a person’s normal, healthy response to a loss. It is different for everyone and includes both emotional and physical symptoms.

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https://familydoctor.org/grieving-facing-illness-death-and-other-losses/

Handwashing and Coronavirus (COVID-19) - familydoctor.org

Washing hands with soap and water is the most effective method to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19.

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https://familydoctor.org/handwashing-and-covid-19/

Health Guides: Health is a State of Mind and Body - familydoctor.org

Adopting healthy habits allows you to take charge of both your physical and mental health, as well as positively influencing those around you.

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https://familydoctor.org/health-guides-health-state-mind-body/

Health Information on the Web: Finding Reliable Information

There are millions of websites that offer health-related information. But many present myths and half-truths as if they are facts.

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https://familydoctor.org/health-information-on-the-web-finding-reliable-information/

Health Insurance: Understanding What It Covers - familydoctor.org

Health insurance plans differ in terms of what they cover. All plans offered by the federal marketplace, however, must cover certain services.

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https://familydoctor.org/health-insurance-understanding-covers/

Health Care Workers: Avoiding Infections at Work - familydoctor.org

Health care workers are at greater risk of exposure to infections. There are ways to protect yourself.

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https://familydoctor.org/health-care-workers-avoiding-infections-at-work/

Healthy Habits At 60 And Beyond - Diet And Exercise | familydoctor.org

Healthy habits beyond the age of 60 can improve your health, your outlook, and your quality of life. Tap here learn about diet and exercise plans.

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https://familydoctor.org/healthy-habits-at-age-60-and-beyond/

Healthy Ways to Gain Weight If You’re Underweight

While many people who are obese or overweight have a hard time losing weight, being underweight can cause health problems, too.

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https://familydoctor.org/healthy-ways-to-gain-weight-if-youre-underweight/

Helping a Family Member Who Has Diabetes – familydoctor.org

It’s not easy for someone to hear that they have diabetes, but you can support your loved one by being emotionally supportive and helping them to make healthy changes.

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https://familydoctor.org/helping-a-family-member-who-has-diabetes/amp/

Kids and Bullying – familydoctor.org

Bullying and cyberbullying can happen in any city or town and have long-lasting, negative effects on both the victim and the bully.

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https://familydoctor.org/helping-kids-deal-bullies/amp/

Helping Your Child Deal with Peer Pressure - familydoctor.org

Children of all ages experience peer pressure. As a parent, you can help your child deal with peer pressure and make good choices at every age and stage.

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https://familydoctor.org/helping-your-child-deal-with-peer-pressure/

High Homocysteine Level: How It Affects Your Blood Vessels

Homocysteine is an amino acid (a building block of protein) your body produces. High levels of it can damage the lining of your arteries.

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https://familydoctor.org/high-homocysteine-level-how-it-affects-your-blood-vessels/

Hoarding - What Is Hoarding? - Anxiety Disorder | familydoctor.org

Hoarding is an anxiety disorder. It’s the inability to get rid of things that most people consider of no value. Learn more about treatment here.

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https://familydoctor.org/hoarding/

Abnormal Pap Smear - Epithelial Cell Abnormality | familydoctor.org

An abnormal pap smear means cell changes were found. In most cases, it does not mean you have cervical cancer. Learn more about different abnormal results.

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https://familydoctor.org/how-to-interpret-abnormal-pap-smear-results/

How to Stop Steroid Medicines Safely - familydoctor.org

Steroids have strong anti-inflammatory effects, but come with side effects. Learn how to stop taking these medicines safely.

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https://familydoctor.org/how-to-stop-steroid-medicines-safely/

How To Use A Metered-dose Inhaler | familydoctor.org

It’s important to use your inhaler correctly. Otherwise, your airways will not receive the right amount of medicine. Tap here for detailed instructions.

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https://familydoctor.org/how-to-use-a-metered-dose-inhaler/

High Blood Pressure Medicines - familydoctor.org

High blood pressure can lead to serious health problems, so staying on top of treatment is important. Often, this includes medication.

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https://familydoctor.org/high-blood-pressure-medicines/

HPV Vaccine is for Boys, Too – familydoctor.org

Girls are not the only ones who can benefit from the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The vaccine can help prevent some cancers in boys, too.

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https://familydoctor.org/hpv-vaccine-boys/amp/

Ideal Weight and BMI - familydoctor.org

Your ideal weight and body mass index (BMI) are connected. Your BMI can tell you if you are overweight and at higher risk for certain health conditions.

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https://familydoctor.org/ideal-weight-and-bmi/

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) - familydoctor.org

Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in the United States. There are more than 100 types of HPV.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/human-papillomavirus-hpv/

Hydration: Why It's So Important - familydoctor.org

Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs it to work properly and maintain overall good health.

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https://familydoctor.org/hydration-why-its-so-important/

Immunizations - familydoctor.org

Immunizations are important for your health and a requirement for many activities.

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https://familydoctor.org/immunizations/

Importance of Sexual Health - familydoctor.org

Sexual health impacts your physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being. Getting educated and respecting yourself and others is key.

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https://familydoctor.org/importance-of-sexual-health/

Insulin Therapy - familydoctor.org

The goal of taking insulin is to keep your blood sugar level in a normal range as much as possible so you’ll stay healthy.

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https://familydoctor.org/insulin-therapy/

Integrating Back to Work After COVID-19 - familydoctor.org

Due to COVID-19, you may wonder what to expect when you go back to work. But there are several ways you can stay safe—and healthy—on the job.

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https://familydoctor.org/integrating-back-to-work-after-covid19/

Is It a Cold or the Flu? - familydoctor.org

The common cold and flu are both contagious respiratory illnesses. We’ll help you figure out whether your symptoms mean you have a cold or the flu.

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https://familydoctor.org/is-it-a-cold-or-the-flu/

Immunizations - familydoctor.org

Immunizations are important for your health and a requirement for many activities.

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https://familydoctor.org/immunizations/?utm_source=fd.org%20immunization%20landing%20pageandutm_medium=Online%20media%20kit

Keeping Your Heart Healthy - familydoctor.org

A healthy heart is central to overall good health. Embracing a healthy lifestyle at any age can lower your risk for a heart attack or stroke.

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https://familydoctor.org/keeping-heart-healthy/

Intrauterine Device (IUD) – familydoctor.org

An intrauterine device (IUD) is a form of birth control. Learn about the different types, benefits, and risks of using an IUD.

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https://familydoctor.org/intrauterine-device-iud/amp/

Knee Bracing: What Works? - Types Of Knee Braces | familydoctor.org

Knee braces are supports worn when you have pain in your knee or to prevent knee injuries. Some people use them to prevent knee injuries during sports.

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https://familydoctor.org/knee-bracing-what-works/

Know the Facts About Coronavirus (COVID-19) – familydoctor.org

It can be hard to know what’s true about COVID-19. Don’t be confused. Here are the real facts about the disease.

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https://familydoctor.org/know-the-facts-about-covid-19/amp/

Joint and Soft Tissue Injections – familydoctor.org

Joint and soft tissue injections are shots with a needle that help diagnose or treat many different conditions.

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https://familydoctor.org/joint-and-soft-tissue-injections/amp/

Lifting Safety: Tips to Help Prevent Back Injuries - familydoctor.org

Back injuries are common, but can be avoided by planning ahead, following proper lifting tips, and getting help.

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https://familydoctor.org/lifting-safety-tips-to-help-prevent-back-injuries/

LGBTQ Mental Health Issues - familydoctor.org

LGBTQ teens and young adults are at a greater risk for poor mental health than other youth. As a parent, educator, or friend, here’s how you can help.

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https://familydoctor.org/lgbtq-mental-health-issues/

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) - familydoctor.org

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is an imaging test used to see the organs, bones, and tissue inside your body.

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https://familydoctor.org/magnetic-resonance-imaging-mri/

Medical Marijuana | Legal in Certain States | familydoctor.org

Medical marijuana is not approved by the FDA, but is legal in certain states. Different varieties of medical marijuana can cause different reactions.

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https://familydoctor.org/medical-marijuana/

Men: Eat Right, Stay Healthy - familydoctor.org

Good nutrition is critical for good health. Eating well not only gives your body the nutrients it needs. It also helps keep weight under control.

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https://familydoctor.org/men-eat-right-stay-healthy/

Men’s Guide to Preventive Health Care - familydoctor.org

Men need to take charge of their health to prevent certain issues and injuries. Follow these tips to help live a long and healthy life.

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https://familydoctor.org/mens-guide-preventive-health-care/

Mental Health Diagnosis: What’s Next? - familydoctor.org

Receiving a diagnosis of a mental health condition can be overwhelming, but treatment is available.

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https://familydoctor.org/mental-health-diagnosis-whats-next/

Mental Health: Keeping Your Emotional Health - familydoctor.org

Emotional health is an important part of overall health. People who are emotionally healthy are in control of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

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https://familydoctor.org/mental-health-keeping-your-emotional-health/

Mental Health Myths: Stop the Stigma - familydoctor.org

Many myths exist regarding mental health. It is important to debunk these myths so mental illness is understood and not stigmatized.

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https://familydoctor.org/mental-health-myths-stop-stigma/

Mind/Body Connection: How Emotions Affect Health

People who have good emotional health are aware of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. They cope well with stress and normal life problems.

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https://familydoctor.org/mindbody-connection-how-your-emotions-affect-your-health/

Monitoring Baby’s Heart Rate During Labor - familydoctor.org

Fetal heart rate monitoring keeps track of your baby’s heart rate. This helps your doctor detect problems that may develop during labor.

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https://familydoctor.org/monitoring-babys-heart-rate-labor/

myhealthfinder - familydoctor.org

Use healthfinder.gov to find up-to-date information from across many government health websites that can help you and your family…

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https://familydoctor.org/myhealthfinder-gov/

Mouth and Teeth: How to Keep Them Healthy – familydoctor.org

Taking good care of your mouth and teeth can help prevent problems. You can do this by brushing and flossing every day and seeing your dentist regularly.

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https://familydoctor.org/mouth-and-teeth-how-to-keep-them-healthy/amp/

Monitoring Your Blood Sugar Level – familydoctor.org

People who have diabetes need to monitor their blood sugar regularly to make sure it isn’t too high or too low.

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https://familydoctor.org/monitoring-your-blood-sugar-level/amp/

Naltrexone for Alcoholism - familydoctor.org

Naltrexone is a medicine prescribed to treat alcoholism that reduces your desire for alcohol.

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https://familydoctor.org/naltrexone-for-alcoholism/

Nasal Sprays: How to Use Them Correctly - familydoctor.org

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

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https://familydoctor.org/nasal-sprays-how-to-use-them-correctly/

Natural Family Planning - familydoctor.org

Natural family planning (NFP) helps people know when to have sexual intercourse. It can be used to achieve or avoid pregnancy.

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https://familydoctor.org/natural-family-planning/

Newborn Reflexes and Behavior - familydoctor.org

While newborn babies develop at different rates, your baby should have a series of built-in responses to different stimuli at birth.

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https://familydoctor.org/newborn-reflexes-behavior/

Newborn Sleep Routines - familydoctor.org

The first few weeks of your baby’s life can be some of the toughest for you. You’re up and down at all hours. Many parents suffer from sleep deprivation.

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https://familydoctor.org/newborn-sleep-routines/

Newborn Screening Tests - familydoctor.org

Your newborn will go through screening tests at the hospital. The purpose is to find and treat certain health issues that aren’t always visible at birth.

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https://familydoctor.org/newborn-screening-tests/

Nicotine Patch - familydoctor.org

A nicotine patch is an effective tool for quitting smoking.

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https://familydoctor.org/nicotine-patch/

Nutrition for Athletes - familydoctor.org

Nutrition for athletes is different for each athlete, his or her sport, training, and training time.

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https://familydoctor.org/nutrition-for-athletes/

Nutrient Shortfall Questionnaire - familydoctor.org

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

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https://familydoctor.org/nutrient-shortfall-questionnaire/

Nutrition: How to Make Healthier Food Choices - familydoctor.org

Learn how to make healthier food choices when you’re selecting and preparing a balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, grains, protein, and dairy.

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https://familydoctor.org/nutrition-how-to-make-healthier-food-choices/

Nutrition: Tips for Improving Your Health - familydoctor.org

Good nutrition is one of the keys to a healthy life. You can improve your health by keeping a balanced diet.

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https://familydoctor.org/nutrition-tips-for-improving-your-health/

Nutrition Tips for Kids - familydoctor.org

Diet and nutrition help our children live a healthy life and avoid chronic diseases. Use these tips to help your child eat healthily and nutritiously.

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https://familydoctor.org/nutrition-tips-for-kids/

Nutrition for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know About Fad Diets

A fad diet is a trendy weight-loss plan that promises dramatic results.

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https://familydoctor.org/nutrition-weight-loss-need-know-fad-diets/

Nutrition: How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label - familydoctor.org

The nutrition facts label tells you what’s in the food you’re eating. Learn how to read and understand the label to improve your health.

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https://familydoctor.org/nutrition-how-to-read-a-nutrition-facts-label/

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) - familydoctor.org

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) occurs from continued damage to your kidneys. It can lead to kidney failure and other problems.Chronic kidney disease is progressive damage to your kidney that eventually causes it to fail.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/chronic-kidney-disease-ckd/

Oral Medicines for Diabetes - familydoctor.org

Oral diabetes medicines are medicines that you take by mouth to help control your blood sugar level.

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https://familydoctor.org/oral-medicines-for-diabetes/

Pain Control After Surgery: Pain Medicines - familydoctor.org

Pain medicine is available in many forms. Some medicines are given before surgery to prevent pain. Other types are given after surgery to relieve pain.

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https://familydoctor.org/pain-control-after-surgery-pain-medicines/

Best OTC Pain Relievers - Understanding Your Option | familydoctor.org

There are two main types of OTC pain relievers can be helpful in treating many types of pain. Tap here to learn how to safely take and store them.

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https://familydoctor.org/pain-relievers-understanding-your-otc-options/

Pelvic Ultrasound - familydoctor.org

Pelvic ultrasound is a commonly used procedure for pregnancy, as well as men’s and women’s reproductive and urinary health.

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https://familydoctor.org/pelvic-ultrasound/

Pneumococcal Vaccines for Seniors - familydoctor.org

Pneumococcal vaccines help to prevent pneumonia. Adults 65 and older, for whom pneumonia can be fatal, should get two different vaccines.

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https://familydoctor.org/pneumococcal-vaccines-for-seniors/

Polio Vaccine - familydoctor.org

Poliomyelitis (polio) is a serious illness that is caused by a virus. You can keep your children from getting polio by making sure they get the vaccine.

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https://familydoctor.org/polio-vaccine/

Post-traumatic Stress After a Traffic Accident - familydoctor.org

Strong feelings that stay with you for a long time and get in the way of everyday life are signs of post-traumatic stress.

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https://familydoctor.org/post-traumatic-stress-after-a-traffic-accident/

Over-The-Counter (OTC) Drug - Prescription Drugs | Family Doctor

The abuse of both prescription and over-the-counter medicines is an epidemic. Ask your doctor how to safely treat pain to avoid addiction.

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https://familydoctor.org/prescription-and-otc-drug-abuse/

Prescription Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Medicines

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are medicines you can take for pain relief. They are often sold over-the-counter (OTC).

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https://familydoctor.org/prescription-nonsteroidal-anti-inflammatory-medicines/

Preventive Care for Seniors – familydoctor.org

Preventive health care services are important for everyone, especially for older adults. This is because your risk for health problems increases as you age.

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https://familydoctor.org/preventative-care-seniors/amp/

Pap Smear (Pap Test) - familydoctor.org

A Pap smear is a medical exam used to determine if a woman has cervical cancer. It’s performed by a doctor, usually as part of a general pelvic exam.

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https://familydoctor.org/pap-smear-pap-test/

Preventing Malnutrition in Older Adults - familydoctor.org

Malnutrition in older adults is a serious concern and is often due to low income, medical conditions, disability, social issues, and more.

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https://familydoctor.org/preventing-malnutrition-in-older-adults/

Preventing Teen Suicide - familydoctor.org

13 Reasons Why has started an important conversation about teen suicide, why it happens, and how parents and communities can prevent it.

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https://familydoctor.org/preventing-teen-suicide/

How To Prevent The Flu - Get The Flu Vaccine | familydoctor.org

The best way to avoid getting the flu is to get the flu vaccine every year. Healthly eating and excercise can also boost your immune system. Learn more here

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https://familydoctor.org/preventing-the-flu/

Prevention and Wellness - familydoctor.org

Learn to make healthy lifestyle choices for you and your family with information on nutrition, exercise, occupational health and…

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/

Emotional Well-Being - familydoctor.org

Find out how your mental, spiritual and emotional health affect your overall emotional wellbeing.

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/emotional-well-being/?pagenum=2

Mental Health - familydoctor.org

We all feel stressed, frazzled or depressed from time to time. But when is it too much? Taking care…

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/emotional-well-being/mental-health/

Exercise and Fitness - familydoctor.org

Pump up your exercise workouts with information about fitness, sports safety and injury rehab.

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/exercise-and-fitness/

Exercise Basics - familydoctor.org

Looking to start an exercise routine? Learn about the different types of exercise, how to get started, and how…

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/exercise-and-fitness/exercise-basics/

Emotional Well-Being - familydoctor.org

Find out how your mental, spiritual and emotional health affect your overall emotional wellbeing.

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/emotional-well-being/?sort=most-recent

Injury Rehabilitation - familydoctor.org

Sports can provide many positive impacts on your life, but they can also result in injury. But an injury…

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/exercise-and-fitness/injury-rehabilitation/

Sports Safety - familydoctor.org

Finding a sport that you enjoy can make it easy to get some exercise in your life. Sports can…

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/exercise-and-fitness/sports-safety/

Food and Nutrition - familydoctor.org

Find out how to incorporate healthy food, proper nutrition, vitamins and supplements into your diet.

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/food-and-nutrition/

Healthy Food Choices - familydoctor.org

It can be difficult to navigate your way through the maze of food choices available today. Sometimes even the…

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/food-and-nutrition/healthy-food-choices/

Nutrients and Nutritional Info - familydoctor.org

In order to maintain a healthy diet, it’s important to be able to understand the nutritional information of the…

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/food-and-nutrition/nutrients-and-nutritional-info/

Emotional Well-Being - familydoctor.org

Find out how your mental, spiritual and emotional health affect your overall emotional wellbeing.

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/emotional-well-being/?sort=a-z

Sugar and Sugar Substitutes - familydoctor.org

Sugar can be the bane of otherwise healthy diet. We can help you understand how sugar affects the body,…

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/food-and-nutrition/sugar-and-sugar-substitutes/

Birth Control - familydoctor.org

If you are sexually active, it’s very important to know what birth control options are available and how they…

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/sex-and-birth-control/birth-control/

Staying Healthy - familydoctor.org

Discover health tips and topics to help you stay well and maintain a healthy body.

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/staying-healthy/

Sex and Sexuality - familydoctor.org

Sex and sexuality have long been taboo topics. But as we become more comfortable with our bodies, we begin…

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/sex-and-birth-control/sex-and-sexuality/

Crisis Situations - familydoctor.org

Are you prepared to handle a crisis situation? Do you know what to do or who to turn to…

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/staying-healthy/crisis-situations/

First Aid and Injury Prevention - familydoctor.org

Do you know what to do in the event of a medical emergency? Knowing how to administer first aid…

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/staying-healthy/first-aid-and-injury-prevention/

Emotional Well-Being - familydoctor.org

Find out how your mental, spiritual and emotional health affect your overall emotional wellbeing.

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https://familydoctor.org/prevention-and-wellness/emotional-well-being/?sort=z-a

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