Trusted Health Education from Family Physicians
Clear, accurate health information and education for your entire family, from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
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What You Can Do to Maintain Your Health
(5 days ago) Let your health benefits and preventive care services work for you. Make sure you know what your health insurance plan involves. Preventive care can detect disease or prevent illness before they start. This includes certain doctor visits and screenings. You need to make time for breast health. Breast cancer is a leading cause of death for women.
Taking Care of Your Mental Health Family Doctor
(9 days ago) Taking Care of Your Mental Health. Your mental health is just as important as your physical health. Talking about mental illness can be hard. There is a stigma that surrounds mental health and mental illness. It can prevent people from getting the support and help they need. But mental illness is a common problem.
Creating a Personal Health Journal (Health Diary
(1 days ago) A personal health journal also helps you stay healthy. Take your health journal to your doctor’s appointments. This provides your doctor with exact information about your health. Your doctor also can help you keep your health journal up to date. Below is an example of a personal health journal.
Teenagers: How To Stay Healthy
(5 days ago) Physical health: Taking care of your body. Exercise regularly. Teens should be physically active at least 60 minutes of every day. Eat a healthy diet. Healthy eating is an important part of your growth and development. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, a variety of protein foods, and low-fat dairy products.
Tips For Healthy Children and Families
(4 days ago) Path to improved health Eating better (for children and families) Start the day with a healthy breakfast. It refuels the body and provides energy for the day. Let kids help plan and prepare 1 meal each week. Eat together as a family as often as possible. Take time eating, and chew slowly. It takes 20 minutes for the brain to tell the body that
Your Child’s Mental Health
(6 days ago) Mental health is just as important as physical health. It affects how we think and feel about ourselves and the people around us. Good mental health promotes positive relationships, good decisions, and healthy coping skills. A mentally healthy child can develop friendships, learn new things, and do well in school.
Procedures & Devices
(5 days ago) Procedures & Devices. Tests, procedures, devices … what do they all mean? Learning that you will have to undergo a procedure or start using a new piece of medical equipment can be s…. Home Your Health Resources Drugs, Procedures & Devices Procedures & Devices. Sort By:
Know the Facts About Coronavirus (COVID-19
(5 days ago) Path to improved health What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a respiratory disease. It was first reported in China in December 2019. Doctors are still learning about it. You can expect them, along with other health experts, to continue to provide information about it frequently. Common symptoms of COVID-19 include a fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
Meal Plans and How They Help
(4 days ago) Eating healthy foods is important to make sure your body gets the nutrients it needs every day. It is also important to stay within your daily calorie goal, whether that’s designed to help you lose, gain, or maintain your current weight. Eating healthy foods will help to lower your risk for heart disease and other serious health conditions.. By planning out your meals ahead …