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Osteosarcoma

Osteosarcoma usually affects patients between the ages of 10 and 20, during the adolescent growth spurt. Males and African-Americans are more likely to develop osteosarcoma. A history of radiation therapy or having certain genetic factors also increases risk. Treatment usually involves chemotherapy...


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Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?

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Longer Mealtimes Are Better

One way to reduce your risk for heartburn is to take more time eating your meals. Health experts at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston say that taking a half hour to eat lunch, for example, is better for you than wolfing down a sandwich in five minutes.

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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.

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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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