Misc. Health News

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12/13/2015
How to Clear Snow Without Getting Hurt

More than 203,000 Americans required treatment for injuries suffered while shoveling snow last year

12/10/2015
Concussions Are Biggest Health Risk to Cheerleaders

As sport becomes more competitive, stunts become more dangerous, but injury rates still low, study finds

12/8/2015
Most Teens' Physical Activity Occurs at School

But they aren't getting enough exercise and need more avenues for active recreation, experts say

12/4/2015
Endurance Athletes May Pay Physical Price

'Ultraman' competitors experience muscle damage and insulin resistance, researchers find

12/2/2015
Too Much TV While Younger May Hamper Middle-Aged Brain

Low levels of physical activity also tied to decreased mental function later in life, study finds

11/30/2015
Brain Gains for Older Adults Who Start Exercising

Besides improved heart and lung health, study detected growth in cerebral cortex

11/30/2015
Fitness in Youth Can Pay Off Decades Later: Study

The better 20-somethings performed on treadmill tests, the lower their odds for dying in middle age

11/28/2015
Why You Need Flexibility Exercises

Some joints lose up to half their motion with age, expert says

11/27/2015
Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer

Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests

11/26/2015
Healthy Holiday Substitutions Can Help Your Heart

Try replacing sugar and butter with fruit, vegetable oil

11/26/2015
11/23/2015
Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

11/20/2015
New 'Collar' Aims to Help Shield Brain From Concussion

Device boosts brain fluid to create a cushioning effect, developers say

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