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Picking a Good Shoe
Whether you are a walker or a jogger, you need the right shoe for the right activity. A good walking shoe should have a soft upper, good shock absorption, a smooth tread and a sole that allows your foot to roll through its walking motion, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). A good jogging shoe should have adequate cushioning, flexibility, stability in the heel, lightness and good traction, the AAOS says.
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.
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.
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.