Family Health Team

Keep your family happy and healthy. Find tips for children’s health, men’s health, women’s health and sexual health, as well as disease prevention and healthy living.

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Applying Lip Balm

7 Signs of Your Lip Balm Obsession

Tags: bad habits, chapped lips, dermatologist, dermatology, dry skin, SPF

Lip balm may feel soothing on chapped lips, but it can become the basis for a bad habit -- and some kinds can make your dry lips even drier.

Man shopping for groceries

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Food Labels?

Tags: added sugar, diet, food labels, healthy diet, nutrition, nutrition labels, salt, sodium, sugar

Healthy eating starts with savvy shopping. Test your knowledge of different types of food labeling this quiz.

Applying sunscreen

5 Places You’re Probably Forgetting to Put Sunscreen

Tags: dermatology, skin cancer, skin care, summer, summer safety, sun, sunburn, sunless tanning, sunscreen

We all know that we should put on sunscreen every time we are out in the summer sun. But there are some important parts of the body we often miss.

Loofah

Do You Know What’s Growing on Your Loofah?

Tags: dermatologist, dermatology, skin care, skin infection

What could be living in your loofah? If you don’t regularly dry, clean and replace your loofah, bacteria will take over -- and cause infections if given the opportunity.

Woman in sunshine

Quiz: Are You Sizzling Smart About the Sun?

Tags: quiz, skin cancer, sun, sunglasses, sunscreen

From beach trips to ball games, the sunny days of summer are upon us. Do you have the right protection?

Swimmer's Ear

How to Keep Swimmer’s Ear From Ruining Your Summer

Tags: ear, ear exam, ear infection, ear infections, Hearing loss, summer, summer safety, swimmer's ear, swimming

Summer’s heat, humidity and water sports offer ideal conditions for swimmer’s ear. Learn to spot signs of infection and get tips for prevention.

fireworks and American flag

Fireworks Safety: How You Can Prevent Injuries (Video)

Tags: burn injury, summer, summer safety

The Fourth of July is a fun, light-filled holiday, but fireworks can also cause injury. An expert offers tips for fireworks safety.

mosquito on skin

Don’t Let the Summer Bugs Bite (Video)

Tags: bacterial infection, bug bite, CDC, fever, healthhub number, infographic, Lyme Disease, mosquito, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, ticks, West Nile Virus

Bug bites are mostly just annoying. But when do mosquito bites or ticks need further attention? An expert explains what to watch for.

man and woman holding hands

Married Men More Likely to Get a Medical Checkup

Tags: blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, health screenings, marriage

Married men young and old are more likely to have had a medical checkup in the last year compared to single men or those with a live-in partner, says a new study from the Center for Disease Control.

Woman on scale

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Weight Loss?

Tags: diet, gluten, gluten-free, healthy diet, quiz, weight gain, weight loss, weight management

If you've ever struggled to drop weight, you're not alone. Whether you are trying to shed a few pounds or engage in a major weight-loss plan, better understanding will boost your chances of success.