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 Publishing. Each issue offers tips for healthy living and advice from experts at Harvard Medical School.

Ringing in the ear: tinnitus and hearing loss

Want a stronger core – skip the sit-ups

3 posture tips to get the most out of a core workout

Finding relief from calluses and corns

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Harvard Health Blog

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

What parents should know about tattoos

Why does hair turn gray?

A blog post on blog posts: Fact, fiction, and friction

Feeling okay about feeling bad is good for your mental health

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