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Adolescents and Young Adults: Getting the Preventive Services You Need

Preventive services now will protect you and help you make healthy decisions throughout your life. Learn more about the path to improved health here.

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https://familydoctor.org/adolescents-and-young-adults-getting-the-preventive-services-you-need/

Biopsy - familydoctor.org

A biopsy is a medical procedure to remove tissue, fluid, or a growth from your body. It helps your doctor diagnose a disease or growth.

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https://familydoctor.org/biopsy/

Boys and Puberty - familydoctor.org

Most boys experience puberty between the ages of 9 and 16. It’s important your son learn about the changes of puberty from you and his doctor.

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https://familydoctor.org/boys-and-puberty/

Breast Cyst Aspiration - familydoctor.org

A breast cyst aspiration is an in-office procedure your doctor will do to drain a cyst in your breast.

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https://familydoctor.org/breast-cyst-aspiration/

Breastfeeding: Returning to Work - familydoctor.org

Returning to work while breastfeeding can feel like a challenge. But you can make it work if you are prepared.

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https://familydoctor.org/breastfeeding-returning-to-work/

Body Image Issues (Children and Teens) | familydoctor.org

Children’s opinions of their bodies form at a very young age. Research suggests that children as young as 3 years old have body image issues.

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https://familydoctor.org/building-your-childs-body-image-and-self-esteem/

Changing Your Diet: Choosing Nutrient-rich Foods - familydoctor.org

You should choose a diet made of nutrient-rich foods. Nutrient-rich (or nutrient-dense) foods are low in sugar, sodium, starches, and bad fats.

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https://familydoctor.org/changing-your-diet-choosing-nutrient-rich-foods/

Chickenpox Vaccine - familydoctor.org

Chickenpox is highly contagious and can be very serious. Beginning at 12 months old, almost everyone should have the chickenpox vaccine.

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

Childhood Overweight and Obesity: Helping Your Child Achieve a Healthy Weight - ...

Good nutrition and regular physical activity can help your child achieve and maintain a healthy weight.

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https://familydoctor.org/childhood-overweight-and-obesity/

Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them

Childhood vaccines are important in protecting children and the population. All are safe and are to be given at specific ages.

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https://familydoctor.org/childhood-vaccines-what-they-are-and-why-your-child-needs-them/

Caring for Your Premature Baby - familydoctor.org

A baby’s birth can be a happy time. However, it can be stressful if your baby is born premature. Premature babies are born before week 37 of pregnancy.

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https://familydoctor.org/caring-for-your-premature-baby/?utm_source=socialandamp;utm_medium=fbandamp;utm_campaign=Immunizationsandamp;utm_content=preemie

Your Child’s Mental Health - familydoctor.org

Good mental health is an important part of a child’s overall health. There are many ways adults can help children build good mental health.

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https://familydoctor.org/childs-mental-health/

Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them

Childhood vaccines are important in protecting children and the population. All are safe and are to be given at specific ages.

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https://familydoctor.org/childhood-vaccines-what-they-are-and-why-your-child-needs-them/?utm_source=fd.org%20childhood%20vaccinesandutm_medium=Online%20media%20kit

Procedures and Devices - familydoctor.org

Tests, procedures, devices … what do they all mean? Learning that you will have to undergo a procedure or…

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https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/drugs-procedures-and-devices/procedures-devices/

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) | Spirometry

Spirometry is a type of pulmonary function test. You may need this test if your doctor thinks you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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https://familydoctor.org/chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-copd-spirometry/

Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them

Childhood vaccines are important in protecting children and the population. All are safe and are to be given at specific ages.

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https://familydoctor.org/childhood-vaccines-what-they-are-and-why-your-child-needs-them/?utm_source=socialandamp;utm_medium=fbandamp;utm_campaign=Immunizationsandamp;utm_content=whatwhy

Colds and the Flu | Respiratory Infections During Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, it’s important to take precautions against viral infections to protect you and your baby.

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https://familydoctor.org/viral-infections-during-pregnancy/

What Is A Colposcopy? - When to See a Doctor | familydoctor.org

A colposcopy is a women’s health exam. It uses a special light to provide a close look at your cervix. Your doctor can then see things not seen otherwise.

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https://familydoctor.org/colposcopy/

Common School-Age Illnesses/Infections - familydoctor.org

School-aged children are routinely exposed to a number of common childhood infections and illnesses. It’s not unusual. But always see your doctor.

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https://familydoctor.org/common-school-age-illnessesinfections/

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) - familydoctor.org

If there is a weakening in the wall of your abdominal aorta, it can bulge or swell like a balloon. If it grows too large, your aorta could tear or burst.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/abdominal-aortic-aneurysm/

Preventive Health Care For Seniors - Annual Physical | 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/

Asthma In Kids - Difficulty Breathing | Family Doctor

Asthma is a disease that often starts in childhood. It makes it harder for your child’s lungs to get air and can cause difficulty breathing.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/asthma-in-kids/

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) - familydoctor.org

Bacterial vaginosis is a mild infection in the vagina caused by an overgrowth of bacteria. Researchers do not completely understand why it occurs.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/bacterial-vaginosis/

Breast Cancer - familydoctor.org

Breast cancer is a cancer that begins in breast tissue. It usually shows up as one of three types of tumors.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/breast-cancer/

Chickenpox - Signs Of Chickenpox | familydoctor.org

Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease that produces an itchy rash of red spots all over the body. It is most common in children.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/chickenpox/

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