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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/

Boys and Puberty - familydoctor.org

Puberty in boys typically occurs between the ages of 9 and 16 and will be a time of change, both physically and emotionally.

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

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

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

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/

Body Image (Children and Teens) - Positive Body Image | 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

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

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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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

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/

Choosing a Family Doctor - familydoctor.org

Family doctors create caring relationships with patients and their families. Learn how to choose one that's right for you and your family.

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https://familydoctor.org/choosing-a-family-doctor/

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/

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

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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https://familydoctor.org/circumcision/

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/

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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https://familydoctor.org/colposcopy/

Common School-Age Illnesses/Infections - familydoctor.org

All kids get sick from time to time. Learn the symptoms, causes, and treatment for common illnesses experienced by school-age children.

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

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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https://familydoctor.org/colds-and-the-flu-respiratory-infections-during-pregnancy/

Concussions in Kids - familydoctor.org

You may think that concussions only happen to football players. But that’s not the case. Concussions can happen for many reasons.

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https://familydoctor.org/concussions-in-kids/

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/

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/

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/

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/

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/

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