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.

What is a frozen shoulder?

Could I have had a silent heart attack?

Do I still need to fast before a cholesterol test?

Should I volunteer for a research study?

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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.

4 ways to eat your way to lower cholesterol

Making sense of the statin guidelines

7 ways to snack smarter

4 ways to tame tension headaches

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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.

Good hearing essential to physical and emotional well-being

3 things you might not know about childhood asthma

Can hormonal birth control trigger depression?

The latest on glucosamine/chondroitin supplements

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