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.

Can you give me some advice on how to talk to my teen about sex?

Can you recommend nonsurgical treatments to help my face look younger?

Why did TV's "Biggest Losers" have trouble keeping the weight off?

Can teens help prevent diabetes through exercise?

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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.

5 truths about protecting your eyes

Want a stronger core – skip the sit-ups

Core exercise workout: 12 tips for exercising safely and effectively

Better sleep, naturally

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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.

An approach to therapy that may make depression treatment more accessible

Saving lives by prescribing naloxone with opioid painkillers

Getting kids back to school: Inside out

Knee replacement: Life changing or a disappointment?

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