Misc. Health News

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8/18/2017
'Weekend Warriors' Tend to Wear White Collars

Desk jobs keep them seated all week, but they catch up on exercise on Saturday and Sunday, study finds

8/16/2017
Choosing a Gym: Exercise Your Options

Follow this guide to find the best fit

8/15/2017
Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes?

Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

8/14/2017
Taking a Stand on Staying Mobile After 80

Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills, study finds

8/9/2017
Yoga May Boost Aging Brains

Changes seen in areas involved with attention and memory, but it's not yet clear if yoga is the cause

8/7/2017
Stretches: The Forgotten Exercise

You won't build up a sweat, but will reap other benefits

8/4/2017
8/3/2017
Yoga May Help Ease Depression

It's not a cure-all but has great potential, leader of an American Psychological Association panel says

8/3/2017
As Many as 1 in 3 Experience New or Worse Pain With Yoga

Still, two-thirds feel better from this ancient form of exercise, study finds

8/3/2017
Combined MRI Might Help Predict Brain Damage in Boxers

Pro fighters, like football players, are at risk of mental impairment

8/1/2017
Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Breast Cancer Risk: Study

It also reduces the child's future cancer risk, cancer institute reports

8/1/2017
Take the (Exercise) Plunge

Pool workouts offer a range of health benefits

8/1/2017
Drowning Can Occur Hours After Swimming

Know the signs of dry and secondary drowning, expert cautions

7/31/2017
Take to the Road on 2 Wheels

Biking is a great low-impact cardio workout

7/29/2017
Surgeons Warn of Trampolines' Down Side

Very young children should stay off, group says

7/28/2017
Exercise Not Making Dent in Most Seniors' Down Time

Study found it only cut the amount of sedentary time by 12 minutes each day

7/28/2017
Just Thinking You're Less Active May Shorten Your Life

Study suggests that even when people weren't really more sedentary, their risk of early death rose

7/27/2017
Golfing and Gardening Your Way to Fitness

How to turn pastimes into workouts

7/25/2017
Nearly All Autopsied NFL Players Show Trauma-Linked Brain Disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection, study says

7/25/2017
Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet

7/24/2017
Can't Get to the Gym? Work Out in Your Office!

Some simple exercises to boost fitness and lift you out of your chair

7/21/2017
An 'Active' Workstation Won't Lower Your Job Performance

Study found using treadmills, bikes or ellipticals while on the job didn't impair thinking skills

7/20/2017
Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study

Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference

7/20/2017
Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-section Risk

These healthy habits also lower odds for other obstetric complications, study shows

7/17/2017
Teens Keep Building Bone After They Stop Growing: Study

10 percent of bone mass accumulates after teens reach their adult height, making healthy habits a must

7/15/2017
Flip-flops: Fun in the Sun, but Tough on Feet

Their lack of support dictates short-term use only, podiatrist says

7/14/2017
Lower Back Injuries Plague Many Athletes

Surgery should be a last resort for 3 common conditions, orthopedic expert says

7/11/2017
Docs Should Counsel Even Healthy People on Diet, Exercise, Experts Say

Influential panel urges doctors to talk to low-risk adults about lifestyle

7/11/2017
How to Prevent Future Couch Potatoes

Some smart ways to get kids to exercise more

7/7/2017
Seniors' Lungs Can Tackle Exercise

Researchers find older adults' respiratory systems keep up with demands of cycling regimen

7/7/2017
Exercising Safely With Diabetes

How to make it part of your care plan

7/6/2017
Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

7/6/2017
Exercise Can Keep Obese Seniors on the Go

Study ties physical activity to ability to perform everyday tasks

7/5/2017
Swimming Lessons: For Starters, Watch Out for Germs in the Water

Kiddie pools are the biggest offenders, infectious diseases expert says

7/5/2017
Nerve Zap Unlikely to Ease Low Back Pain

Exercise alone may be best approach, researchers say

7/5/2017
Menstruation and Brain Power

Does having your period negatively impact brain performance?

7/3/2017
6/29/2017
More Americans Are Walking for Exercise

It's an easy, inexpensive way to get moving and reap the health benefits, experts say

6/28/2017
Community Intervention May Aid Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Harvard study finds small successes in two Massachusetts-based programs

6/28/2017
6/27/2017
Force, Frequency of Head Hits Jump as Young Football Players Get Older

Findings confirm that these injuries are linked to level of play

6/27/2017
6 Out of 7 Possible Concussions May Have Been Missed in 2014 World Cup

Players should be assessed using soccer group's international recommendations

6/27/2017
What Is 'Moderate' Exercise Anyway?

How to figure out the best intensity for you

6/27/2017
Health Tip: Create a Food-and-Activity Journal

It can help overall health and weight loss

6/27/2017
Health Tip: Exercise During Menopause

It helps combat these common problems

6/26/2017
Health Tip: Get Fit Without the Gym

You can be active virtually anywhere

6/23/2017
Guided Exercise May Help Chronic Fatigue Patients: Study

Little by little, patients step up activity levels as an expert coaches via phone or online video

6/22/2017
Lifestyle Changes Might Prevent or Slow Dementia

The public should be aware of this encouraging research, expert says

6/21/2017
6/20/2017
Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort

Survey finds three-quarters think appearance is 'very important,' yet only 31 percent work out regularly