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Is There a Right Way to Take My Medicine? - familydoctor.org

By giving specific, easy-to-understand instructions, I help my patients get the most out of their medicines and avoid problems.

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https://familydoctor.org/right-way-to-take-medicine/

Is There a Right Way to Take My Medicine? – familydoctor.org

By giving specific, easy-to-understand instructions, I help my patients get the most out of their medicines and avoid problems.

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Resources for Affordable Prescription Medicine - familydoctor.org

Medicines can be expensive, but there are several assistance programs that might help you to get the prescriptions you need at a lower cost.

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https://familydoctor.org/resources-for-affordable-prescription-medicine/

Child Safety: Keeping Medicines Out of Reach - familydoctor.org

More than 60,000 children go to the emergency room each year after getting into medicine. Childproofing your medicine storage is critical.

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https://familydoctor.org/child-safety-keeping-medicines-out-of-reach/

OTC Cough and Cold Medicines and My Child - familydoctor.org

Over-the-counter cough and cold medicines are not recommended for children younger than 6. Learn why and what you can do to help your child.

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https://familydoctor.org/otc-cough-and-cold-medicines-and-my-child/

Resources for Affordable Prescription Medicine – familydoctor.org

Medicines can be expensive, but there are several assistance programs that might help you to get the prescriptions you need at a lower cost.

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OTC Cough and Cold Medicines and My Child – familydoctor.org

Over-the-counter cough and cold medicines are not recommended for children younger than 6. Learn why and what you can do to help your child.

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https://familydoctor.org/otc-cough-and-cold-medicines-and-my-child/amp/

Getting the Most Out of Your Doctor Appointment - familydoctor.org

Take an active role in your health care by following these tips to get the most out of your doctor appointment.

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https://familydoctor.org/tips-for-talking-to-your-doctor/

Getting the Most Out of Your Doctor Appointment – familydoctor.org

Take an active role in your health care by following these tips to get the most out of your doctor appointment.

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How to Give Your Child Medicine - familydoctor.org

Learn what parents should know in order to safely give prescription and nonprescription medicine to children.

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https://familydoctor.org/how-to-give-your-child-medicine/

The Dangers of Tanning Beds - familydoctor.org

Indoor tanning beds damage skin and can increase the risk of skin cancer by 75% for those who use them before age 35.

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https://familydoctor.org/the-dangers-of-tanning-beds/

The Dangers of Tanning Beds – familydoctor.org

Indoor tanning beds damage skin and can increase the risk of skin cancer by 75% for those who use them before age 35.

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Cough Medicine: Understanding Your OTC Options

OTC medicines are medicines you can buy without a prescription from your doctor. There are 2 types of OTC cough medicines: antitussives and expectorants.

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https://familydoctor.org/cough-medicine-understanding-your-otc-options/

Cholesterol-lowering Medicines - familydoctor.org

Lowering your bad cholesterol can reduce your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. There are several medicines used to treat high cholesterol.

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https://familydoctor.org/cholesterol-lowering-medicines/

Cough Medicine: Understanding Your OTC Options – familydoctor.org

OTC medicines are medicines you can buy without a prescription from your doctor. There are 2 types of OTC cough medicines: antitussives and expectorants.

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https://familydoctor.org/cough-medicine-understanding-your-otc-options/amp/

How to Read an OTC Drug Facts Label - familydoctor.org

Each OTC medicine has a drug facts label printed on the package. It tells you what the medicine does, how to take it safely, and who shouldn’t take it.

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https://familydoctor.org/how-to-read-an-otc-drug-facts-label/

Cholesterol-lowering Medicines – familydoctor.org

Lowering your bad cholesterol can reduce your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. There are several medicines used to treat high cholesterol.

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https://familydoctor.org/cholesterol-lowering-medicines/amp/

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

over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription drug abuse is an epidemic. Both can lead to long-term health consequences and even death. Learn more here.

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

Over-the-counter Products - familydoctor.org

There is an over-the-counter medicine for almost anything that ails you – from pain relievers to cough and cold…

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https://familydoctor.org/your-health-resources/drugs-procedures-and-devices/over-the-counter-products/?pagenum=4

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/

Preventing the Flu – 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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Protecting Your Skin From the Sun - familydoctor.org

Many people enjoy being outside. It’s fun to go to the park or work in the yard. Make sure you keep your skin sun safe while you’re outside.

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https://familydoctor.org/protecting-your-skin-from-the-sun/

Transient Synovitis of the Hip - familydoctor.org

Transient synovitis of the hip, also called toxic synovitis, is an inflammation and swelling of the tissues around the hip joint.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/transient-synovitis-of-the-hip/

The Importance of Vaccinations - familydoctor.org

Vaccinations are an important part of public health. They prevent the spread of contagious, dangerous, and deadly diseases, and save millions of lives.

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https://familydoctor.org/the-importance-of-vaccinations/

The Importance of Vaccinations - familydoctor.org

Vaccinations are an important part of public health. They prevent the spread of contagious, dangerous, and deadly diseases, and save millions of lives.

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The Importance of Vaccinations – familydoctor.org

Vaccinations are an important part of public health. They prevent the spread of contagious, dangerous, and deadly diseases, and save millions of lives.

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The Importance of Vaccinations – familydoctor.org

Vaccinations are an important part of public health. They prevent the spread of contagious, dangerous, and deadly diseases, and save millions of lives.

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https://familydoctor.org/the-importance-of-vaccinations/amp/?utm_source=fd.org%20importance%20of%20vaccinesandutm_medium=Online%20media%20kit

Genital Warts - Human Papillomavirus (HPV) | familydoctor.org

Genital warts are small, flat, flesh-colored bumps or tiny, cauliflower-like bumps caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Learn more here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/genital-warts/

Common Sexually Transmitted Infections - (STIs) | familydoctor.org

STIs are infections spread by sexual contact. They are very common, and many can be cured. The best way to lower your risk is to use condoms.

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https://familydoctor.org/common-sexually-transmitted-infections-stis/

Common Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) – familydoctor.org

STIs are infections spread by sexual contact. They are very common, and many can be cured. The best way to lower your risk is to use condoms.

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https://familydoctor.org/common-sexually-transmitted-infections-stis/amp/

The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke - familydoctor.org

Just because you aren’t the person smoking the cigarette doesn’t mean it can’t harm you. Secondhand smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals.

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https://familydoctor.org/the-dangers-of-secondhand-smoke/

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - Symptoms | familydoctor.org

Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the female reproductive organs. It is often caused by a sexually transmitted infection (STI).

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/pelvic-inflammatory-disease/

Hepatitis B (Hep B) - What is Hepatitis? | familydoctor.org

Hepatitis B (Hep B) is a serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. The virus is usually spread through contact with blood and/or body fluids.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/hepatitis-b/

Genital Warts – familydoctor.org

Genital warts are small, flat, flesh-colored bumps or tiny, cauliflower-like bumps caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). Learn more here.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/genital-warts/amp/

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease – familydoctor.org

Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the female reproductive organs. It is often caused by a sexually transmitted infection (STI).

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/pelvic-inflammatory-disease/amp/

Hepatitis B – familydoctor.org

Hepatitis B (Hep B) is a serious liver infection caused by the hepatitis B virus. The virus is usually spread through contact with blood and/or body fluids.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/hepatitis-b/amp/

Dust Mites in the Home - familydoctor.org

Dust mites are tiny bugs that may be in your pillows, mattresses, carpets, and furniture.

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https://familydoctor.org/dust-mites-in-the-home/

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/

Babesiosis - familydoctor.org

Babesiosis is an infection of the red blood cells. It’s caused by a parasite carried by deer ticks. It can cause flu-like symptoms.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/babesiosis/

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/amp/

Cervical Cancer - familydoctor.org

Cervical cancer is abnormal growth of cells in a woman’s cervix. It is almost always caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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

The Dangers of Secondhand Smoke – familydoctor.org

Just because you aren’t the person smoking the cigarette doesn’t mean it can’t harm you. Secondhand smoke contains more than 7,000 chemicals.

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https://familydoctor.org/the-dangers-of-secondhand-smoke/amp/

How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler - familydoctor.org

A metered-dose inhaler is a small, hand-held device filled with medicine. It helps deliver a certain amount of medicine into your lungs.

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

Cervical Cancer – familydoctor.org

Cervical cancer is abnormal growth of cells in a woman’s cervix. It is almost always caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/cervical-cancer/amp/

How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler – familydoctor.org

A metered-dose inhaler is a small, hand-held device filled with medicine. It helps deliver a certain amount of medicine into your lungs.

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

Headaches - familydoctor.org

There are several different types of headaches. Migraines and tension headaches are the most common.

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https://familydoctor.org/condition/headaches/

Headaches – familydoctor.org

There are several different types of headaches. Migraines and tension headaches are the most common.

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Understanding Your Teen's Emotional Health - familydoctor.org

The teen years are full of ups and downs. Teens may feel overwhelmed by the emotional and physical changes they are experiencing.

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https://familydoctor.org/understanding-your-teens-emotional-health/

The Exercise Habit - familydoctor.org

Daily exercise is a good habit and important for a healthy mind and body.

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https://familydoctor.org/the-exercise-habit/

Drug Reactions - familydoctor.org

Learn why you need to know about your medicines in order to help prevent adverse drug reactions.

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https://familydoctor.org/drug-reactions/

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