Misc. Health News

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9/8/2015
Think Genes Drive Obesity? You May Eat Less Healthy

In study, people who thought DNA dictated their body weight had worse diets and exercised less

9/8/2015
Health Tip: Avoiding the Weight-Loss Rollercoaster

Suggestions for healthier eating

9/6/2015
Sports Medicine Docs Offer Safety Tips for Young Athletes

Children should ease back into activity, wear properly fitted safety gear and stay hydrated

9/4/2015
Exercise Appears Safe, Helpful for Pulmonary Hypertension

Research review might reassure concerned cardiologists

9/3/2015
More High School Athletes Using 'Dip' and 'Chew,' CDC Finds

Experts think ban on smokeless tobacco among pro athletes might help curb use among kids

9/2/2015
Health Tip: Athletes Are at Risk for Skin Problems

Suggestions to help prevent them

9/1/2015
Your Heart Is Likely 'Older' Than You Are

Smoking, high blood pressure and cholesterol can age this vital organ, CDC says

8/31/2015
Too Much TV Time Tied to Higher Odds for Blood Clot in Lung: Study

To reduce your risk, take a break, stand up and walk around while watching, researcher suggests

8/30/2015
Start Your Hike on the Right Foot With Proper Footwear

Expert gives tips on avoiding and dealing with injury

8/27/2015
Even Short Bouts of Activity May Help Kids' Health

Three minutes every half hour for three hours lowered blood sugar levels, study says

8/25/2015
Exercise, Supplements Like Fish Oil Won't Keep Elderly Sharper: Studies

Two trials cast doubt on these widely touted strategies

8/24/2015
Exercise May Be Good Medicine for Irregular Heartbeat

Obese patients with atrial fibrillation saw odds of recurrence decline as fitness level improved

8/24/2015
Exercise Best Bet Against Diabetes for College Graduates

Less educated need more help preventing and managing blood sugar disease, researcher says

8/21/2015
College Football Players Score More Injuries at Exam Time

Added stress contributes to risks, researcher says

8/21/2015
Excessive Sports Training Hurts Kids, Expert Warns

Parents should set limits to help prevent injuries

8/21/2015
Weight Loss Fights Liver Condition, No Matter How It's Done

Through surgery or lifestyle changes, shedding pounds improves nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, study finds

8/21/2015
Health Tip: Keep Kids Active

Make playtime exercise time

8/18/2015
Gender Doesn't Influence Hamstring Strain Recovery Time

Study finds male, female college soccer players get better in about a week

8/18/2015
Health Tip: Kick Off Your Exercise Program

Start with doctor's approval and a plan

8/14/2015
Clubs, Adult Support Can Help Kids Stay Slim

Being active and having positive role models is key, new study finds

8/14/2015
Health Tip: Use Caution When Exercising in Hot Weather

Drink lots of water, and dress for it

8/13/2015
Could Your Smartphone Help Boost Your Heart Health?

Special apps, trackers may boost weight loss, exercise, quitting smoking, early studies suggest

8/13/2015
U.S. Bike Deaths Fall for Kids, But Rise for Adults

More men are switching to bicycles to commute, run errands, which may explain these trends

8/12/2015
Exercise May Help Kids With Multiple Sclerosis

But researchers can't say if exercisers have less severe disease or if activity eases symptoms

8/12/2015
Moderate Exercise May Reduce Men's Heart Failure Risk

But study also finds too much exercise raises the odds of heart trouble

8/10/2015
Exercise Boosts Obese Kids' Heart Health

Review finds fitness levels, blood vessel function improved quickly, even if no weight was lost

8/6/2015
Active As Teen, Free of Diabetes In Later Life?

Findings showed insulin resistance peaks in early adolescence, so exercise crucial during this period

8/4/2015
Even a Little Exercise May Boost Seniors' Life Span, Study Finds

Biggest benefit was seen in lowered chances of heart disease, stroke

7/31/2015
Mountain Biker Survives After Neck Impaled by Tree Branch

He traveled 20 miles to hospital with object in place, doctors say injury missed major blood vessels and airway

7/31/2015
Stay Safe When Temperatures Rise

Expert offers tips on avoiding heat-related illness

7/31/2015
Do Sporty Teen Girls Live Longer, Healthier Lives?

Exercise from 13 to 19 cut odds for early death from cancer and all causes, researchers say

7/31/2015
Stand, Don't Sit, to Get Healthier, Researchers Say

Even if you exercise, sitting for long periods linked to higher blood sugar, cholesterol levels

7/30/2015
Targeted Workouts May Strengthen Men's Bones in Middle Age

Weight-lifting regimen tied to increased bone mass in the whole body, lumbar spine and hip, study finds

7/26/2015
School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In

Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

7/23/2015
Exercise May Buffer Symptoms of Early Alzheimer's

Vigorous physical activity benefits the aging brain, three studies show

7/22/2015
Health Tip: Strengthen Your Child's Hands

Here's what your little one can try

7/21/2015
Rugby Takes Toll on Spine, Scans Show

Retired pro athletes have more degenerative symptoms, lesions

7/21/2015
The Dreaded 'Dad Bod' Is Real

First-time fathers tend to add on extra pounds, researchers say

7/21/2015
7/20/2015
Too Much TV, Too Little Exercise When Young May Hasten Mental Decline Later

25-year study found a link, but cause-and-effect relationship remains unproven

7/17/2015
Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests

But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

7/16/2015
More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds

Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

7/16/2015
Health Tip: Vary Your Exercise Routine

It will be more fun and make for a better workout

7/14/2015
Too Much Sitting May Raise a Woman's Cancer Risk: Study

Effect was not seen in men, and held even after researchers factored out a lack of exercise

7/13/2015
Banning Soccer 'Headers' Won't Solve Concussion Problem: Study

Enforcing rules that limit aggressive body contact would be more effective, researcher says

7/11/2015
Experts Offer Diving Safety Tips

Unsafe practices can lead to serious neck and spine injuries

7/9/2015
7/6/2015
Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk

Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

7/1/2015
Extracurricular Sports May Give Kids' Academics a Boost

Study suggests these activities might improve kids' attention span, self-control

6/30/2015
Endurance Athletes Should Only Drink When Thirsty, Experts Say

Consuming excess fluids can lead to dangerous drop in sodium levels