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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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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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Breast Cyst Aspiration - familydoctor.org

Breast cyst aspiration is when your doctor uses a small needle to drain fluid from a cyst in your breast.

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Breastfeeding: Returning to Work - familydoctor.org

Breastfeeding is good for you and your baby. Learn how to continue to breastfeed your baby after you've returned to work.

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

Nutrient-rich (or nutrient-dense) foods contain a lot of vitamins and minerals and few calories. Learn how to change your diet to include these foods.

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

Learn about the safety and efficacy of childhood vaccines, including the flu, DTaP, Td, IPV, MMR, Hib, varicella, and more.

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

Chickenpox Vaccine - familydoctor.org

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

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Choosing Wisely: Tests and Treatments to Discuss With Your Doctor

Choosing Wisely is a campaign supported by the American Academy of Family Physicians and other medical societies to encourage…

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Colds and the Flu | Respiratory Infections During Pregnancy

A respiratory infection is a viral, contagious illness. Most viruses are not harmful, but some can cause miscarriage or birth defects in your baby.

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) | Spirometry

Spirometry is a test that doctors use to measure how well your lungs are working.

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Circumcision - familydoctor.org

Deciding whether to have your newborn son circumcised may be difficult. Learn about the procedure, its benefits and risks,…

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

A colposcopy is a short outpatient exam that looks closely at the cervix to diagnose problems. Click here to more about the purpose of the exam.

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Concussions in Kids - familydoctor.org

Concussions in kids need to be taken seriously. Here’s everything you need to know about this traumatic brain injury.

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Asthma in Kids - familydoctor.org

Asthma is a disease that often starts in childhood. It makes it difficult for your child’s lungs to get air. That makes it hard for your child to breathe.

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

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/

Bartholin's Gland Cyst: Causes and Treatment - familydoctor.org

Bartholin gland cysts are swollen vaginal glands near the opening of the vagina. Learn about causes and how to treat gland cysts, including sitz baths.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/bartholins-gland-cyst/

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/

Common Oral Conditions in Seniors - familydoctor.org

As you age, oral conditions tend to develop. Here are common ones, and steps you can take to improve your oral health.

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https://familydoctor.org/common-oral-conditions-seniors/

Burning Mouth Syndrome - Treatment | familydoctor.org

Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is marked by pain and discomfort in the mouth, lips, and/or tongue. Find treatment and tips to manage this condition here.

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High Cholesterol: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

Cholesterol is a waxy substance your body uses to protect nerves, make cell tissues, and produce hormones. Click to learn more about high cholesterol.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/cholesterol/

Chronic Pain - familydoctor.org

Chronic pain is pain that doesn’t go away, lasting months or even years. It can interfere with daily activities and cause mental and emotional problems.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/chronic-pain/

Dementia - familydoctor.org

Dementia is a group of symptoms caused by brain damage. It makes it hard for people to remember, learn, and communicate.

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder - familydoctor.org

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is ongoing anxiety that can disrupt your day-to-day life. With treatment, people with GAD can get better.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/generalized-anxiety-disorder/

Persistent Depressive Disorder - Dysthymic Disorder | familydoctor.org

Dysthymic disorder, or dysthymia, is a type of chronic depression that lasts for at least 2 years. Click to learn more about symptoms, causes and treatments.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/persistent-depressive-disorder/

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