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Back Pain is a general term used to describe pain below the cervical spine (neck). It does not usually indicate any specific underlying disease.
Bariatric surgery is surgery on the stomach and/or intestines to help people with extreme obesity lose weight.
Bile is a digestive juice that aids in the digestion of fats. It is secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder.
Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls.
Blood vessels transport blood throughout the body. Blood vessels are classified as arteries or veins. Arteries carry oxygenated blood away from the heart. Veins bring blood to the heart where it is then pumped into the lungs for oxygen.
Body Mass Index (BMI)
The Body Mass Index (BMI)is a measure of body weight relative to height. The BMI measurement is often used to determine if a person is at a healthy weight, overweight, or obese, and whether a person's health is at risk due to his or her weight. A body mass index (BMI) of 18.5 to 24.9 is considered healthy. A person with a BMI of 25 to 29.9 is considered overweight, and a person with a BMI of 30 or more is considered obese.
Breast cancer is a type of cancer that forms in the breast. Cancer is a disease caused by the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body.
Bursitis is inflammation of the bursae, which are the fluid-filled sacs between tendons and bones that allows muscles and tendons to move freely over the bone.