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    How can I initiate healthy eating habits as a family?

    In this clip from the Discovery Health show "Baby Madness," Diamond Harris, mother of 7, shares her dinner strategy.

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    What are the best methods for disciplining a toddler?

    In this video from the Discovery Health show "Baby Madness," discover Dr. Christina Johns' guidelines for disciplining your toddler.

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    What is Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia?

    You've been diagnosed with WHAT? Can you pronounce it? Where do they get these disease names? What do they mean? Dr. John Whyte explains in this Discovery Health video.

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    What is health insurance?

    Health insurance is a contract between you and an insurer that says the company will pay part of your medical expenses if you get sick or hurt and have to visit a doctor or hospital. The amount of your bill the insurer will pay, and under what circumstances, is known as coverage and can vary a lot....Read More
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    Are carrots really good for your eyes?

    Dr. Know debunks the myth that eating carrots will improve your vision. Learn more about vitamin A in this video from Discovery. Read More
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    What should I keep in mind when eating over the holidays?

    Learn some tips for eating healthy during the holidays in this video from Discovery Health's "Body Invaders."


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    How can distractions be useful in preventing a toddler's meltdown?

    In this video from the Discovery Health show "Baby Madness," Dr. Christina Johns suggests keeping toddlers in line with positive distraction techniques.

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    Does blood pressure medication help with high cholesterol?

    Some cholesterol medications also lower blood pressure. Learn what doctors are saying about this unanticipated benefit in this clip from Discovery Health.

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    What Are Some Good Exercises for People with Asthma?

    Don't let asthma stop you from exercising or leading an active life. Find out how you can stay active while living with asthma.
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    What Are the Withdrawal Symptoms When Quitting Smoking?

    This clip from Discovery Health's "Continuing Medical Education" series explores ways to ease withdrawal symptoms when you quit smoking.
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    What's the Best Diet for Children Trying to Lose Weight?

    Dr. Francine Kaufman, an obesity and diabetes expert, discusses nutrition plans for children.
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    What Are the Best Choices In Fast Food Restaurants?

    Dr. Lydie Hazan explains how teens can eat healthy and avoid overeating when going to a fast-food restaurant with friends. Watch this video from Discovery Health.
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    What Exercises Can Help My Child Avoid Obesity?

    Dr. Rick Kellerman offers a variety of daily exercises to help parents keep their children healthy and avoid obesity.
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    What Is Proper Portion Control?

    Portion control is key to keeping your weight down.
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    What Is the Waist-To-Hip Ratio?

    Body shape can be a good predictor of health. Learn to keep your body healthy by watching these tips from Dr. Oz and Dr. Roizen.