Misc. Health News

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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

2/10/2017
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

12/30/2016
Staying Trim, Strong May Cut Risk of Urinary Incontinence

But for women in study, these factors only helped with one type of incontinence

12/30/2016
Making New Year's Resolutions That Last

Think small, manageable goals -- not sweeping lifestyle changes, psychologists advise

12/29/2016
Mouse Study Hints at Why Obese People Struggle to Exercise

Research suggests dopamine levels, not willpower, may be to blame

12/25/2016
Does Santa's Diet, Lifestyle Earn Him a Stocking Full of Coal?

But, kudos for kicking that pipe smoking habit, a doctor says

12/22/2016
Exercise May Be Real Medicine for Parkinson's Disease

Physical activity helps improve gait and balance, research review finds

12/22/2016
Serious Yoga Injuries, Though Rare, Are on the Rise

Problems requiring ER care up about 70 percent, even more in older people, study finds

12/21/2016
Health Tip: Maximizing Your Workout

Make sure you're getting all benefits