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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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    Leukemia is a cancer of the bone marrow and blood. It is characterized by the uncontrolled production of blood cells.

    According to the American Heart Association, women with a waist-to-hip ratio of more than 0.88 and men with a ratio of more than 0.95 have a decreased risk for obesity-related health problems. Find out how you score.

    This questionnaire can help you find out how likely you are to have depression.

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      An upper endoscopy (EGD) allows a doctor to visualize your esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, or the upper part of your small intestine. EGD uses a special tube to help diagnose illnesses such as acid reflux or peptic ulcer disease. In this video, you'll learn what you might experience during the actual procedure, as well as its benefits, and any potential risks.

      People who have schizophrenia or bipolar disorder appear to have more than a two-fold higher risk for cancer.

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