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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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    Nicotine, one of the main chemicals in tobacco, is the primary reason that smoking is so addictive. Even though most smokers know that smoking is bad for them, they find it difficult to quit because of the nicotine's effect.

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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.

      Many people detest bugs, especially when they find them in their homes. Keeping bugs at bay may prompt you to try just about anything—maybe even ultrasonic bug repellent devices. But do they work?