Family Health Team

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Steps You Need to Take When Hot Weather, Humidity Hit

Steps You Need to Take When Hot Weather, Humidity Hit  

Tags: dehydration, geriatric, geriatric health, heat stroke, hydration, summer, summer safety

Hot summer days can be dangerous for older adults. If this is you, you’re at higher risk than others for dehydration and heat exhaustion when heat and humidity climb.


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Some Sunlight May Benefit Your Health, If You’re Older

Tags: skin cancer, sun, sun exposure, vitamin D, vitamin d deficiency

We all know that getting too much sun can be harmful to your health. But if you’re an older adult, sunlight – in the right amount – may provide health benefits. Find out why.


Coconuts and organic coconut oil in a glass jar

What Do Coconut Oil and the Color of Urine Have in Common?

Tags: coconut oil, infographic, urine

Love health information presented with images? We do too. This list offers 9 trending infographic offerings as we hit the midpoint of 2015.


How You Can Best Protect Yourself Against West Nile Virus

How You Can Best Protect Yourself Against West Nile Virus

Tags: mosquito

Mosquitoes are common this time of year, but sometimes their bite gives you more than just an itch – a mosquito bite can give you the West Nile virus. Find out how to best avoid mosquitos and their bites.


Are Mystery Triggers Causing Your Rosacea Flare-ups?

Are Mystery Triggers Causing Your Rosacea Flare-ups?

Tags: alcohol, anxiety, dermatologist, dermatology, skin care, stress, sun

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition causing persistent redness of the facial skin. Learn about risk factors, triggers and treatments.


hair loss

Don’t Panic About Losing Your Hair — Here’s Why

Tags: androgenic hair thinning, dermatologist, dermatology, female patterned hair loss, hair, hair loss, male patterned hair loss

Picture this: You're in the shower (where you may or may not be singing "Bad Blood") when you see several strands of hair floating alongside your feet. Is this it? Are you going bald?


woman looking at a mirror at chin and face

Double Chin? New Treatment Could Help You Without Surgery

Tags: liposuction, plastic surgery, surgery

A newly approved injectable product called Kybella dissolves chin fat in some people. A plastic surgeon discusses how it works, the risks involved and the odds of it working for you.


Why You Should Come Out to Your Doctor

Why You Should Come Out to Your Doctor

Tags: HIV, LGBT, mental health, overweight, STDs

If you are like most members of the LGBT community, it’s likely you haven’t told your physician. But there are compelling reasons why you should tell your healthcare provider if you are LGBT.


Female face with wrinkles on forehead - skincare treatment

How to Find the Best Sunscreen to Avoid Aging Your Skin

Tags: aging, dermatologist, dermatology, geriatric, geriatric health, premature aging, skin cancer, skin care, SPF, sun exposure, sunburn, sunscreen, UVA rays, wrinkles

Think you know what sunscreen is and what it’s supposed to do? If you're like most people, you probably don't. A new study finds the majority of consumers don’t completely understand the information on a sunscreen label.


Young woman shaving her leg

Want a Smooth, Safe Shave Every Time? Try These 10 Tips

Tags: dry skin, lotions, shaving, skin, skin care

Get 10 expert shaving tips so you can have healthy, radiant skin that turns heads at the pool, beach or wherever you go this summer.