What is a Family Doctor

What Exactly is a Family Doctor?

“The clinical specialty of family practice is patient centered, evidence based, family focused, and problem oriented.” — Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington Family physicians are a one-stop medical…

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What Does it Mean to Have a Board-Certified Doctor?

Of course you want to partner with a doctor you trust, and it probably won’t surprise you to learn that a Great Britain study found that physicians represent the most-trusted…

5 Roles of Family Doctor

5 Essential Roles of a Family Practitioner Doctor

If we asked you which type of doctor schedules the largest number of office visits every year, would you guess obstetrician? Pediatrician? Gynecologist? Actually, it’s not any of those. Approximately…

You Don't Need to go to Med School

You Don’t Need to Go to Med School to Understand Your Health

Working with their doctor isn’t something all patients do, but it can certainly have a good impact on their health and the understanding of what they should do to care…

Healthy Relationship with Doctor

5 Tips for Developing a Healthy Relationship With Your Doctor

A meta-analysis of 13 studies conducted by doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital published in 2014 found that people with conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and osteoarthritis experienced…

5 Essential Items in a First Aid Kit

5 Essential Items for a First Aid Kit

A well-stocked first aid kit can be a real lifesaver for patients requiring urgent care. First aid kits have been around for more than 150 years. Robert Wood Johnson, the…

Reasons Why Staying Hydrated is Crucial

5 Reasons Why Staying Hydrated is Crucial

You’ve no doubt heard throughout your life that your body contains a lot of water. But do you know how much? Newborn babies are around 78% water, but that amount…

When To Get Check Ups

Why You Need Wellness Checks at All Ages and Stages of Life

“The right preventive care at every stage of life helps all Americans stay healthy, avoid or delay the onset of disease, keep diseases they already have from becoming worse or…

Attributes of Family Dr

5 Attributes to Look for in a Family Doctor

Chances are good that if you don’t know who Dr. Marcus Welby is, your parents do. Marcus Welby, M.D. personified America’s vision of the ideal family doctor back in the…

Nutrition Tips to Keep Your Whole Family Healthy—Infographic

Eating a well-planned, balanced mix of fresh and whole foods is vital for everyone at all ages. Your daily food choices can determine your physical health, influence your emotional health…

Eating a well-planned, balanced mix of fresh and whole foods is vital for everyone at all ages. Your daily food choices can determine your physical health, influence your emotional health and affect your cognitive abilities. In addition to engaging in regular, moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, feeding your family a healthy diet plays a vital role in… Read more »