11/2011  Many Internet sites provide medical information but how can you determine if the
information is reliable?  
FamilyDoctor.org features health and wellness information you can trust
that's organized in user-friendly headings and categories, including disease overviews, symptoms,
causes, risk factors, and more.  Check out
FamilyDoctor.org's enhanced and redesigned site for:

Text-to-audio (tool called ReadSpeaker)
Rehab exercise animations
Questions to ask your doctor
Printer-friendly patient education handouts
and much more

10/2011   The National Cancer Institute  Answers Frequently Ask Questions - The National Cancer
Institute provides many answers about cancer including causes, diagnosis, prevention, and
treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the
families of cancer patients.  Also see cancer risk calculators for
breast cancer, prostate cancer,
l
ung cancer and colorectal cancer.

09/2011   Prescriptions: Why They’re So Complicated - Getting a prescription filled is usually easy.
But because of the high cost of prescription medicines, most insurance companies and employers
are trying to control drug costs.  Some of the things they are doing make getting a prescription
more complicated for you and your doctor.

07/2011   Pre-Existing Condition Insurance  - You may be eligible for the Government's new pre-
existing condition insurance plan.  To be eligible for the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan:
1. You must be a citizen or national of the United States or reside in the U.S. legally.
2. You must have been without health coverage for at least the last six months. Please note that if
you currently have insurance coverage that doesn’t cover your medical condition or are enrolled in
a state high risk pool, you are not eligible for the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan.
3. You must have a pre-existing condition or have been denied coverage because of your health
condition.

06/2011  Seafood Watch - Looking for dinner ideas? Try adding heart health seafood to your
menu.  The Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch offers fresh tasting recipe ideas, easy to
understand sea food nutrition advice and smart shopping ideas to keep seafood a sustainable
food source.

05/2011  Fooducate is a nutritional awareness application (app) for your smart phone that can
help you become a smarter shopper.  Just scan the UPC code on a product at the grocery store
and the Fooducate app gives you a full nutritional rundown of the item you planned to purchase
along with healthier alternatives.  Fooducate provides a wide range of nutritional information along
with an easy to understand overall score.

04/2011  Dr. Neighbors is Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine - This means Dr.
Neighbors keeps up with advances in healthcare to meet the constantly changing medical needs of
you and your family.

03/2011 What You Need To Know About Medicare - The official U.S. Government Medicare
handbook has important information about: what's new, Medicare costs, what Medicare covers,
health and prescription drug plans, your Medicare rights, signing up to get future handbooks,
electronically and more.

03/2011  Calculate your 10-year probability of fracture. The output is a probability of hip fracture
and the probability of a major osteoporotic fracture (clinical spine, forearm, hip or shoulder fracture.

03/2011  Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - Learn how the Patient Protection and
Affordable Care Act will affect you.  Find out what's happening and what the law means for you.

02/2011  Learn what the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends for you?  The U.S.
Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is a panel of experts that conducts rigorous, impartial
assessments of the scientific evidence for the effectiveness of a broad range of clinical preventive
services, including screening, counseling, and preventive medications.

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