Misc. Health News

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2/20/2017
There's Fun and Fitness in the Pool for Asthmatic Kids

High humidity in indoor pools can also help keep airways open and prevent attacks, doctor says

2/20/2017
Health Tip: Stay Safe During Winter Sports

Suggestions before you hit the slopes

2/19/2017
Repeat Head Hits May Not Put NFL Players at Risk of Motor Problems

Study aimed to see if former pro football players faced the same fate as many professional boxers

2/16/2017
Post-Menopausal? Give Exercise a Try

Study participants were fitter, felt better -- and were less bothered by hot flashes

2/16/2017
Health Tip: Give Your Kids Bone-Building Food

Suggestions for stronger bodies

2/15/2017
Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries

Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

2/15/2017
5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk

Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

2/15/2017
Health Tip: Maintain Posture for Step Training

It may help reduce injury risk

2/10/2017
Low Back Pain? Relax, Breathe and Try Yoga

Review of 12 studies found small improvements in pain levels, function after 3 to 6 months

2/8/2017
Gym Membership Makes Your Heart Fitter, Too

Study found health club members were far more likely to meet physical activity recommendations

2/8/2017
Health Tip: Logging Your Exercise

Take note of patterns

2/8/2017
Winter's No Reason to Hibernate: Head Outside for Some Sports Fun

But be sure to use the right equipment and stay in areas that match your skill level

2/7/2017
Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study

Houston-area review found high rates of overweight and obesity, low physical activity

2/6/2017
For Kids, Regular Exercise Seems to Put Depression on the Run

Finding could be significant because it suggests physical activity can be used to boost mental health

2/1/2017
What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You

Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

2/1/2017
1/31/2017
Even a Little Exercise Can Help With Arthritis, Study Says

Just 45 minutes a week was related to better physical functioning among older adults

1/31/2017
Health Tip: Staying Healthy May Not Be Costly

Inexpensive ways to stay fit

1/30/2017
Exercise May Help Black Americans Lower Blood Pressure Risk

Recommended 150 minutes of moderate activity weekly cut odds by almost 25 percent in study

1/30/2017
ER Doctor Offers Tips for Safer Snow Shoveling

Be alert for signs of heart attack or hypothermia, and consider using a snowblower instead of a shovel

1/29/2017
For Ice Skating, Sharpen Up on Safety

Never skate alone or on thin ice, experts advise

1/28/2017
Ways to Stay Active in Winter

Sledding, climbing stairs -- even house-cleaning -- are great pursuits that burn calories, dietary experts say

1/27/2017
High-Mileage Runners Expend Less Energy

Extra movement seems to lead to changes in muscles and tendons, making them more efficient, researchers say

1/27/2017
Slim But Sedentary: Risk of Prediabetes May Rise

4 out of 10 'skinny fat' people had higher blood sugar by middle age, study finds

1/27/2017
Lack of Exercise Might Invite Dementia

Study found being sedentary may make you as vulnerable as those whose genes put them at risk for Alzheimer's

1/26/2017
Health Tip: Set Good Habits for Exercise

Suggestions to help you stick with it

1/25/2017
Fitter Seniors May Have Healthier Brains

Study found link between strong cardiorespiratory system and better memory

1/23/2017
Exercise Rates Often Decline After Cancer Diagnosis

But researchers say physical activity can improve recovery and survival chances

1/20/2017
Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study Suggests

Fear of flare-ups might spur kids to limit physical activity, specialists say

1/18/2017
Too Much Sitting Ages You Faster

Cells of elderly sedentary women look much older than their actual age, study finds

1/18/2017
Short Stretches of Exercise May Have Anti-Inflammatory Effect

20 minutes on a treadmill linked to drop in immune cells tied to inflammation, study finds

1/18/2017
Colon Cancer and Exercise

Daily physical activity linked to longer survival in colon cancer patients, according to new study.

1/18/2017
1/17/2017
Working Out? Don't Bring Your Cellphone

Researchers say talking and texting makes workout less efficient and throws you off-balance

1/17/2017
Even a Little Daily Activity May Boost Colon Cancer Survival: Study

Walking or gardening 30 minutes daily was linked to better prospects for advanced-stage disease

1/14/2017
Pediatricians Offer Heads-Up for Preventing Soccer Injuries

Sprains and strains are common on the field

1/13/2017
Head for the Hills With Sled Safety in Mind

Kids at higher risk for head and neck injuries while sledding, safety experts warn

1/13/2017
Exercise Habits and Mortality

Cramming your exercise into one or two weekend sessions may still protect your life, study finds.

1/10/2017
Brisk Walk May Help Sidestep Heart Disease

In just 10 weeks, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight improved among women in study

1/9/2017
Scans Hint at Running's Brain Benefits, Even When Young

Researchers suggest that an early boost in mind health may help people stay sharp as they age

1/9/2017
'Weekend Warriors' Can Still Stretch Their Life Spans

Study found those who exercised one or two days a week saw gains similar to those who worked out regularly

1/9/2017
Health Tip: Protecting Your Health

Ways to remain healthy

1/9/2017
Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students?

Study found use of 'cybercycles' reduced classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concerns

1/6/2017
Navigating Ski Slopes Safely

National Ski Areas Association offers advice on preventing skiing, snowboarding injuries

1/5/2017
Is Running Bad for Your Knees?

Study suggests it may slow development of osteoarthritis

1/4/2017
Over-Planning Can Take the Fun Out of Leisure Time

People want their breaks to be 'free-flowing,' not tightly scheduled, researcher says

1/3/2017
Routine Checkup Should Assess Fitness, Too

Cardiorespiratory test would help gauge patients' heart disease risk, doctor says

1/3/2017
Resolve to Reduce Your Cancer Risk This Year

Healthy habits are key to preventing the disease, cancer experts say

12/31/2016
Make a Healthy Lifestyle Your New Year's Resolution

The American Medical Association offers seven goals to get you started

12/30/2016
Winter Hikes Can Be Fun, But Put Safety First

Be prepared for heat loss, sun glare and shorter days, hiking group advises