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Buying a Bike for Your Child

Put the brakes on buying a bike until you read this article. Most kids are ready to try a two-wheeler bike with training wheels at about age 4. It's Safey Awareness Month. Make sure you know the right size of bike to get and what other features are important for your child's safety.

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What is Obesity?

Examine what you know about obesity, BMI, and the serious risks of this epidemic.

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Playing Summer Safe With Asthma

Kids with asthma released to the joyful summertime can have a safe and playful season with your help. Here are some safe ideas for outdoor fun.

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You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help from your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
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    Lips are for ... talking and smooching and eating. Yes, they're important, but do you know how to take good care of your lips? Take this quiz to find out.

    There isn't much good that can be said about smoking. Now, on a positive note, do you know how much money you can save if you quit smoking today?

    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Determine your risk for developing CAD using this assessment tool.

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      Migraine headaches are intense, recurrent headaches that may occur at any age but usually begin between the ages of 10 and 30 years. The precise cause is unknown, but it is hereditary in up to 80 percent of cases. This video gives additional details about migraines, including their symptoms and effective treatments.

      Breast cancer doesn’t discriminate. Women of all ages, races, and ethnicities – men, too – can develop it. For some women, though – in particular, African-Americans – breast cancer can be more deadly. Many factors play a role in this disparity.

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