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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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Cholesterol
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.
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.
Men's Health
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
    INTERACTIVE TOOLS

    True or false: If you have Raynaud's phenomenon, you will know it because of your fingers and toes change color.

    Drinking can be an expensive habit. While you may not notice a dollar here or two dollars there, consider how much you spend per week and per year on alcohol.

    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.

      MULTIMEDIA

      Giving up smoking is a tough decision. And slipups can happen. But a slipup doesn’t have to be an excuse to start smoking again. Watch and learn how to get back on track with your plan to quit smoking.

      The Holter monitor is a type of electrocardiogram (ECG) used to monitor the ECG tracing continuously for a period of 24 hours or longer.

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