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'Intensive' instruction most effective for curbing dangerous practices, U.S. health experts say
Your child has made the big step from training wheels to a full-fledged bicycle. But is he ready for the road? Here are tips to tell whether you child is prepared:
He knows the rules of the road, and does not ride on busy highways.
He can ride straight.
He uses the brakes properly.
He knows how to swerve around hazards.
He's on a constant lookout for traffic.
His bicycle is equipped with reflectors and is in good repair.
He wears a helmet.
Mental HealthYour mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here's information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPDChronic 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.
Women's HealthStay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.