Misc. Health News

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11/20/2015
Child Care Centers Offering Too Little Outdoor Time

Some kids don't even get the hour-a-day minimum, researchers report

11/20/2015
Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure Risk, No Matter Your Age

Even those who start moving later in life could see benefits, study finds

11/20/2015
Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients

Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue

11/20/2015
Health Tip: Exercising With Diabetes

First, speak with your doctor

11/19/2015
11/17/2015
Why Heart Failure Patients Often Get Too Little Exercise

Lack of social support, finances can get in the way of recommended activity, study says

11/17/2015
Experts Pan Gene Testing of Budding Athletes

Scientific evidence is far too weak to determine a child's talent, panel says

11/12/2015
Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors

Study found regular activity associated with better connections between different brain regions

11/12/2015
Mixed Martial Arts Injuries Less Serious Than Those From Boxing: Study

Boxers almost twice as likely to get knocked out, researchers say

11/12/2015
11/11/2015
Gentle Yoga Safe in Late Pregnancy, Small Study Suggests

Constant monitoring showed no significant stress on mom or fetus

11/11/2015
Strong Legs Linked to Strong Mind

Study of women suggests boosting walking force, speed pays mental dividends as you age

11/10/2015
Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Might Benefit Type 2 Diabetics

Research suggests brief but harder workouts may provide better blood sugar control

11/9/2015
Even Easy Exercise May Lower Blood Pressure in Those With Diabetes

Study found just a few minutes of resistance training or walking helped

11/9/2015
'Walkable' Neighborhoods Boost Heart Health, Studies Find

Commuting via public transportation also linked to lower blood pressure

11/7/2015
The Physically Active Less Prone to Post-Heart Attack Depression

Research underscores link between physical activity and mental health

11/6/2015
Pregnant and Got the Blues? Get More Exercise to Protect Your Health

Those who are depressed sit around too much, increasing risks to themselves and their babies, research shows

11/6/2015
Health Tip: Considering Circuit Training

Here are some potential benefits

11/5/2015
11/2/2015
Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills

Kids who participate in dance or sports better able to pay attention and solve problems, research suggests

10/30/2015
Health Tip: Snack After Sports

Here are potential benefits

10/28/2015
Health Tip: Exercising Indoors

Don't use weather as an excuse not to work out

10/26/2015
Health Tip: Preventing Sprains and Strains

Warming up and drinking water can help

10/26/2015
Limiting Tackling Limits Concussions: Study

Brain injury rate twice as high in seasons where tackling wasn't limited during practices

10/19/2015
Health Tip: Promote Healthy Habits During Meals

Do's and don'ts for healthier eating

10/14/2015
Study Questions Findings That Prolonged Sitting Is Unhealthy

But researchers say promoting physical activity should remain a public health priority

10/13/2015
Exercise May Help Prevent Pregnancy-Linked Pelvic Pain

Women who worked out in the months prior to conception saw a benefit, researchers say

10/13/2015
For a Better Calorie Burn, Adjust Your Speed While Walking

Stopping and starting, varying your velocity all adds to energy expended, study finds

10/8/2015
10/8/2015
Whistle … and Walk … While You Work

Small study found a short stroll restored blood flow in legs after hours of sitting in a chair

10/5/2015
Move More to Prevent Heart Failure

Study suggests at least 45 minutes of daily activity necessary to lower risk by 20 percent

10/5/2015
Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Seems Good for Teen Hearts: Study

High-power workouts improved blood vessel function, researchers say

10/5/2015
Zip Line Injuries on the Rise

Increasing popularity of the adventure sport brings increase in ER visits, study finds

10/2/2015
10/2/2015
'Tennis Elbow' Usually Heals Without Therapy, Study Finds

For most people, pain is gone within a year

9/28/2015
Sedentary Behavior Linked to Heart Disease in Hispanics

Those who are least active face added health risks even if they exercise, study finds

9/26/2015
Good Posture: A Stance for Better Health

Straighten up with these expert tips

9/25/2015
Catcher Injuries Aren't Usually the Result of Collisions

Foul balls, stray bats cause more harm than run-ins with players, study shows

9/25/2015
Expert Tips for Preventing Kids' Sports Injuries

Children need breaks from playing to avoid overuse injuries, orthopedic surgeon says

9/25/2015
Bullied Teens Who Exercise May Lower Suicide Risk, Study Finds

But researcher adds that many U.S. schools have cut opportunities for physical activity

9/23/2015
Want Your Kids to Exercise? Skip the Guilt

Pressuring middle schoolers to get active can backfire, researchers say

9/23/2015
Fidgeting Might Be Good for Your Health

Having the jitters may undercut some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting, British study contends

9/22/2015
Health Tip: Rake Leaves Safely

Don't forget to stretch first

9/21/2015
Exercise May Help Keep an Aging Mind Agile

Study found seniors who were more active showed more activity in brain scans

9/21/2015
Health Tip: Find Time to Stretch

Include it in a busy schedule

9/20/2015
Natural Surroundings May Promote Sound Sleep

Study found seniors, men reported better rest when they had access to beaches, parks

9/18/2015
Tai Chi Might Help People With Long-Term Health Conditions

Study shows ancient exercise improves physical ability in those with arthritis, heart failure, emphysema and breast cancer

9/16/2015
Excess Weight Linked to Brain Cancer Risk in Study

And physical activity associated with lower odds of meningioma, though these tumors are considered rare

9/14/2015
Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Stay Active

Suggestions to keep them moving

9/10/2015
Short, Intense Workouts May Help Hearts of Type 2 Diabetics

This kind of exercise might also improve diabetes control, researchers say