Family Health Guide - Online Companion

Welcome to the online companion to the Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide. Keep up to date with health information here.

Ask Doctor K

Doctor K. is Dr. Anthony L. Komaroff, Editor in Chief of the Family Health Guide and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Each day he answers reader's questions about a wide range of health concerns.

Goodbye column

Will I be okay if I stop taking a PPI for my heartburn?

Can you address some of the most common myths about skin care?

Are there any good alternative to colonoscopy to screen for colon cancer?

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HEALTHbeat is a free, weekly email newsletter from Harvard Health Publications. Each issue offers tips for healthy living and advice from experts at Harvard Medical School.

Why posture matters

Stretching to help arthritis pain

Calling all desk jockeys: Stretching to ease neck and shoulder pain

Women and sleep: 5 simple steps to a better night's rest

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Harvard Health Blog

Join the discussion between experts from Harvard Health Publications and folks like you on a variety of health topics, medical news, and views.

New guidelines for preventing peanut allergy in babies

Racism and discrimination in health care: Providers and patients

The power and prevalence of loneliness

Preventing and treating colds: The evidence and the anecdotes

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