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

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.

When to worry about worrying

Trying to be perfect can cause anxiety

Mediterranean-style: the healthy fats and healthy carbs diet

Building simple habits for healthy weight loss

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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.

Why you should keep tabs on your drinking

Sinus headache or sign-us up for a migraine consultation

The health advantages of marriage

6 tips for making the most of your child’s checkup

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