What’s a normal human body temperature? That’s a little more complicated than you might think. A family medicine physician explains what can cause temperature fluctuations, and when they’re cause for concern.
MD vs. DO: What’s the Difference?
If you’re a fan of Meredith Grey, Gregory House or Doogie Howser, you know all these fictional characters are MDs. But did you know there’s a type of healthcare provider called a DO? These doctors are equally qualified to care for you and your family.
How To Treat an Infected Belly Button Piercing
Know what doesn’t look good with a pierced belly button? An infection. Here’s how to avoid it.
What an End-of-Life Doula Can Do for You
Death doulas, also known as end-of-life doulas, are becoming more and more popular for the services they offer during the dying process. A palliative medicine physician explains how end-of-life doulas differ from and work with hospice care to make sure a person’s experience with dying is a positive one.
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What To Keep in Your Medicine Cabinet
Is your medicine cabinet stocked for life’s unexpected bumps and bruises and aches and itches? Get your shopping list ready with the help of a family medicine doctor.
10 Embarrassing Questions You Should Ask Your Doctor
If you’re curious if some of your bodily functions are normal, you may be too embarrassed to ask. But no question is too sensitive for your doctor — they’ve heard it all and are there to help! We cover some common concerns, and why you should ask about them.
Health Essentials’ Best Tips for Health and Wellness From 2022
From choosing the right allergy relief to knowing when your kid is ready for a smartphone, we’re sharing advice to help you live your best in the new year.
Where Can You Get a Yeast Infection on Your Body?
Yeast infections don’t just occur in vaginas. We talked to a family medicine doctor to find out all the different places on your body that this not-so-fun fungus can grow.
10 Steps for Staying Healthy This Winter
Cold weather and precipitation may keep you from enjoying the great outdoors. But you can still stay healthy and active this winter.
Staying Safe When Decorating for Christmas
Stringing your house in holiday lights can be a cherished tradition, but it also can pose serious risks. Avoid falls, electrical injuries and other holiday decorating-related injuries with these tips.