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  • Bike Together, Safely

    A bicycle ride can be a great way to exercise with your family. But proper bike safety is important for everyone—even if you’re only going for a quick ride.

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  • 5 Signs You Have a Thyroid Problem

    A thyroid disorder can cause your body to make too much or too little thyroid hormone, which can impact your health and how you feel. Is your thyroid on the fritz? Here are five common signs it might be.

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  • Get the Facts About Fibroids

    If you’re a woman who has been told that you have fibroids, you’re not alone. By age 50, up to 70 percent of white women and 90 percent of African-American women may have these muscular tumors in the wall of the uterus.

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Mental Health
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.
Older Adults
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
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    No matter what your age, or how long you have smoked, giving up cigarettes is the ticket to a longer life. Find out more about the benefits of quitting by taking this quiz.

    The tool will provide you with an estimate of how many calories you will burn for the activities listed.

    Cancer of the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer) usually develops slowly, over several years. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Still, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping for the last 15 years because of better detection and treatment. Take this simple assessment to learn about your risks for colorectal cancer.

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      Certain changes and discomforts occur during pregnancy - and are perfectly normal. Some of these changes include backache, frequent urination, and constipation. This video describes typical changes, how to safely relieve your discomfort, and what circumstances require a visit to your doctor.

      Plastic surgery is becoming more popular, with the most common procedure now breast augmentation, or enlargement. Contrary to what you may think, women with breast implants aren't immune to breast cancer.