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Doctor insights on: 26 Inch Wheels Vs 29 Inch Wheels In Mountain Biking

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How many calories am i burning on the treadmill? Speed is 4.5, distance is 2 miles, incline is 3.5. I'm 26 and 5' 2", 116 lbs

How many calories am i burning on the treadmill? Speed is 4.5, distance is 2 miles, incline is 3.5. I'm 26 and 5' 2", 116 lbs

Treadmill: The best way to know how much you are burning is to turn on the calorie burning mode on the treadmill. Unfortunately, your heart rate is a variable and at any given moment you lose an x amount of calories but it's dependent on your heart rate, so it's impossible to tell how much you will lose without having the calorie burning mode on which is part of most newer treadmills. ...Read more

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How many teens commit suicide a year by jumping on train tracks in ca?

How many teens commit suicide a year by jumping on train tracks in ca?

Why do you ask?: Unusual question. Please talk to someone about this as this is not the forum to answer that. ...Read more

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Child. Age 3.5yrs. Mass law. 41.4 lbs how much until she's out of a car seat and in a booster seat in back?

Child. Age 3.5yrs. Mass law.   41.4 lbs  how much until she's out of a car seat and in a booster seat in back?

Booster seats: You can safely switch your child to a booster seat if she's at least 4 years old and she weighs 40 pounds or more or has grown too tall for her car seat (when her shoulders are higher than the top set of harness-strap slots in the car seat's back). ...Read more

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My oxygen dependent 5y.O with trach weighs 36lbs. A small m6 tank in backpack weighs 4lbs. Is it ok for him to carry on own to play 30+ min outside?

My oxygen dependent 5y.O with trach weighs 36lbs. A small m6 tank in backpack weighs 4lbs. Is it ok for him to carry on own to play 30+ min outside?

Boy with O2: Without knowing all the facts, but assuming your boy can carry the 4 pound m6 tank in a backpack inside the house with a problem, then it would seem to be a very good idea to let him play outdoors in a safe place. He should however always be supervised to keep him out of trouble. ...Read more

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I am 30 yr old 60 kg n 5.7 ft tall.how many calories will burned in 3 hours of walking at a speed 4mph in a day.

I am 30 yr old 60 kg n 5.7 ft tall.how many calories will burned in 3 hours of walking at a speed 4mph in a day.

The best way 2 do-: -this is 2 use a smart phone app. They are very good. U can keep track of calories in & out, as well as telling U how many calories U burn 4 all activities. ...Read more

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Born of 28 wks, twig thin 29 male, 99lbs, 5'6" asthmatic, look like 19, diff socializing, girls cnsdr me a kid, earn no respect due to child like body?

Born of 28 wks, twig thin 29 male, 99lbs, 5'6" asthmatic, look like 19, diff socializing, girls cnsdr me a kid, earn no respect due to child like body?

Exercise: Consider regular exercise including strength training to bulk up your muscle. Your problem with socializing is likely partly from your posture and attitude. Be more self-confident and you will likely become more attractive to the other sex. ...Read more

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Working in central London on packed commuter trains, risk of catching Ebola? Partner is a teacher with kids from WAfrica. How can I avoid catching it?

Working in central London on packed commuter trains, risk of catching Ebola? Partner is a teacher with kids from WAfrica. How can I avoid catching it?

Ebola Risk: To the best of my knowledge, there has only been one Brit in UK with Ebola (William Pooleye contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone) He was treated & released from hospital. Transmission is from someone who has signs of active infection via contact wi blood or bodily fluids or through contact wi contaminated objects. Ebola can be spread through body fluids such as sweat, tears, blood, and saliva. ...Read more

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Does riding a bus vs. Driving cause more wear-and-tear? What about walking up steps w/ osteoarthritic knees?

Does riding a bus vs. Driving cause more wear-and-tear? What about walking up steps w/ osteoarthritic knees?

Driving/riding bus/: Long question if you do not have any pathology in your lower extremities including knees, than it does not matter whether you drive or ride the bus.Knees can withstand wear and tear of either.If you have osteoarthritis of knees , you should clinb the stairs slowly, take your time one at a time holding on the rail so there is less strain on your knees. ...Read more

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Metoprolol kept in typer ware container in trunk of a truck, 73 degrees out, left there for 3-4 hours. Still safe?

Metoprolol kept in typer ware container in trunk of a truck, 73 degrees out, left there for 3-4 hours. Still safe?

Yes: Provided the interior of your truck did not exceed 110 degrees Fahrenheit the medication should still be OK. If you are taking it for a serious condition it would be prudent to replace it. If you are taking it for a less serious condition you could continue to take it for a few days and if it appears to be as effective as usual you could continue with it. ...Read more

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My job entails jumping in and out of delivery truck 150 times , walking 6-8 miles carry pkgs weighing 75-150 lbs. Can I do this after TKR surgery?

My job entails jumping in and out of delivery truck 150 times ,  walking 6-8 miles carry pkgs weighing 75-150 lbs. Can I do this after TKR surgery?

Heavy work: You don't have to jump , you can get out with out jumping ,if are able to do with bad knee , with new replaced knee joint it will be easy . Now question you want to go on limited or full disability probably you are entitled , your problem is real , you are not faking and discuss with your surgeon.You have a worthy reason to get it. ...Read more

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Boating and pregnancy? A cruise on a pontune boat vs high speed boating on choppy river/lake?

Boating and pregnancy? A cruise on a pontune boat vs high speed boating on choppy river/lake?

Not for mom or kids.: Jolts from the boat, dirty water, excessive sun and heat can be dangerous whether a person is pregnant or not. There are safer ways to enjoy nature when "with child" or with family! ...Read more

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How much to feed 9lb? Rule says 1/2 wt in lbs per feed (4.5 oz/feed) or wt in lbs x 2 = oz/24 hrs (18 oz/day) is there a range or limit?How 2 know

How much to feed 9lb? Rule says 1/2 wt in lbs per feed (4.5 oz/feed)   or wt in lbs x 2 = oz/24 hrs (18 oz/day)   is there a range or limit?How 2 know

See below: Those are just guidelines. The best thing to do is follow your baby's cues. An infant will let you know when they are hungry, and when they have had enough. ...Read more

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What foods contain comlex carbs and is good for sporting like mountain biking? Before and during training?

What foods contain comlex carbs and is good for sporting like mountain biking? Before and during training?

Complex carbs: Carbs can be simple (containing 1 or 2 sugars) or complex (containing 3 or more sugars). Simple carbs are like table sugar, syrups, fruits like bananas, mangos, etc. Complex carbs are like legumes, starchy vegetables like yams, whole grains like brown rice, quinoa, whole grain breads & other cereals. Combine these with protein and healthy fat to avoid sudden sugar spikes (and rapid drops too). ...Read more