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Prevent Running Injuries

Here are some simple steps to avoid running injuries.

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Cycling Quiz

Biking is an enjoyable and effective form of exercise. But is it less stressful on your joints?

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How Old is "Old Enough" for Contacts?

Is your child ready for contact lenses? There are no hard rules about when a child is ready to switch to contacts. Here are some tips to help you make this important decision.

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Protecting Your Little Pitcher

If the warmer weather has your child itching to pitch, don’t let him or her overdue it. A recent survey of young ball players found many of them play with arm pain. That can be a sign of an overuse injury. As a parent, you can help prevent this sports-related problem.

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There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
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    True or false: The growth plate most often fractured is in the ankle? Learn the answers to important questions about the growth plate by taking this quiz.

    This calculator is for children with asthma. If you know your child's height, you can find his or her predicted peak flow.

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    Osteoporosis is a disease that slowly weakens bones until they break easily. People who have a broken bone related to osteoporosis often experience a downward turn in their overall health.

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      Having shoulder pain or problems lifting your arms over your head? You may have tendonitis or a tear in the muscles and tendons that hold your shoulder in place, called the rotator cuff. This video explains symptoms of this syndrome, possible treatments, and ways you can prevent shoulder injuries.

      Many more CT and MRI scans are done these days, greatly boosting the amount of radiation that patients receive and raising questions about overuse of these imaging methods, a new analysis concludes.

         

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