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  • Hot, Hot, Hot! Exercise Safely in Summer

    Hot, Hot, Hot! Exercise Safely in Summer

    Hot, humid conditions test the limits of even the most dedicated athletes. So it’s no surprise that summer weather is a challenge for those of us with more modest exercise goals. Here’s how to stay on track while avoiding heat-related problems.

  • 4 Tips for Living with a Digestive Disorder

    4 Tips for Living with a Digestive Disorder

    Digestive disorders can be uncomfortable, but they don’t have to control your life. Follow these tips to ease your symptoms and manage the condition. A few simple changes can make a big difference.

  • 7 Strategies that Protect Against Colon Cancer

    7 Strategies that Protect Against Colon Cancer

    Each year, cancer of the colon or rectum is the second leading cause of death from cancer in the U.S. But the outlook is bright: Experts are studying many ways to prevent this cancer that attacks the digestive system.

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Q and A: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Rituals such as hand washing, counting, checking or cleaning are often performed in hope of preventing obsessive thoughts or making them go away. Performing these rituals, however, provides only temporary relief, and not performing them markedly increases anxiety. Left untreated, obsessions and the need to perform rituals can take over a person's life. OCD is often a chronic, relapsing illness.

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Cholesterol Quiz

An excess of cholesterol can build up in the arteries, narrowing them and slowing or blocking blood flow to the heart. Take this quiz to learn more about cholesterol and its role in your health.

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Step-by-Step: Giving Your Baby a Bath

This video shows the steps for giving your baby a bath.

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