Misc. Health News

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8/1/2016
Age-Related Declines Evident Before 60

Study suggests strength, endurance regimens should start sooner rather than later

8/1/2016
Trampoline Park Injuries

Trampoline parks lead to increased number of E.R. visits, study finds

8/1/2016
7/30/2016
Summer Days Shouldn't Be Lazy for Kids

Physical education expert says children should stay active during school vacation

7/28/2016
Hour of Exercise a Day May Offset Sitting's Toll on Health

Study found risk of early death dropped when physical activity levels went up

7/27/2016
Exercise May Keep Diabetes in Check During Pregnancy

Short walks and some strength training each week made a difference for obese women, researchers say

7/27/2016
Lack of Fitness Second Only to Smoking as Predictor of Early Death: Study

Increases in fitness levels were associated with greater longevity

7/27/2016
Exercise and Mortality

How dangerous is it really to be a couch potato?

7/26/2016
Millennial Women, Exercise and Heart Health

Reducing the risk of heart disease in young women.

7/25/2016
Even a Little Exercise May Help Younger Women's Hearts

Those active about 2.5 hours a week had 25 percent lower disease risk than those who weren't, study found

7/25/2016
Painkillers for Teen Athletes Won't Spur Addiction: Study

Sports may actually provide protective effect against opioid abuse

7/22/2016
7/18/2016
3 Health Issues That Can Threaten Young Female Athletes

Pediatricians' group urges members to watch out for the 'female triad'

7/14/2016
Is Swimming Safe in Areas With the Freshwater 'Brain-Eating' Amoeba?

No need to avoid lakes and rivers -- disease experts say infection is exceedingly rare

7/12/2016
Pedal Away From Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds biking may help adults avoid the blood sugar disorder

7/8/2016
Why Breast Cancer Survivors Should Exercise

Moderate physical activity can ease stress that impairs memory, study suggests

7/8/2016
Health Tip: Balancing Exercise and Nutrition

Feed your body well to support your workouts

7/6/2016
Exercise May Help Ease Adult ADHD Symptoms

Activity won't replace standard treatments, but could be helpful add-on

7/4/2016
Health Tip: Exercise for Better Sleep

It can ease stress and prepare you for rest

7/1/2016
Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity

Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

6/28/2016
Sudden Heart Death More Common in Male Minority Athletes

Inherited condition often the cause, study says

6/28/2016
Walking: The Cheap, Easy Workout

And it's a good way to start exercising, doctors say

6/23/2016
Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk

The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

6/23/2016
Guidelines Stop Heat Stroke Deaths in High School Athletes

Protocols help get students used to the heat during preseason practice

6/23/2016
Health Tip: Keep Pushing Through Your Workout

Consider these energy boosters

6/21/2016
Exercise May Help Thwart Ovarian Cancer

Chronic inactivity linked to greater risk for the disease in study

6/21/2016
Health Tip: Exercising During Pregnancy

Check with your doctor first

6/17/2016
Aging May Blunt Some of Exercise's Benefits

But, that's no excuse for seniors to abandon healthy habits

6/16/2016
Want New Knowledge to Stick? Head Straight to a Workout

Exercise needs to occur about 4 hours after lesson, study suggests

6/15/2016
Health Tip: Exercising for Seniors

Start slow and take it easy

6/14/2016
Got a Spare 15 Minutes? A Little Exercise May Boost Life Span

Study finds even modest daily workouts make a difference for older adults

6/10/2016
Exercise and Stroke Risk

Being physically fit in your 40s helps prevent stroke later in life, study finds.

6/10/2016
Health Tip: Fight Inflammation With Diet and Exercise

Suggestions to help ward off illness

6/9/2016
Middle-Age Fitness Helps Ward Off Stroke Later

Study finds this one thing reduces risk by 37 percent

6/8/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy an Active Summer

Suggested activities for warmer weather

6/1/2016
Health Tip: Make Time for Fitness

Exercise at home or between tasks

5/30/2016
Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids

Healthier habits related to exercise and diet could help many with the disorder, researcher says

5/24/2016
No Welcome Mats for Diabetes, Obesity in 'Walkable' Neighborhoods

Urban design can play a role in public health, experts suggest

5/23/2016
Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees

As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

5/20/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy Screen-Free Fun With Your Preschooler

Activities to get creativity flowing

5/20/2016
Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of a Stress Fracture

Don't push too hard during exercise

5/19/2016
Healthy Living Could Drastically Cut Cancer Deaths

4 key lifestyle factors include: weight, exercise, no smoking and skipping alcohol, study says

5/18/2016
Experts Rank America's 'Fittest Cities' -- Is Yours One of Them?

A lower smoking rate helped Washington, D.C., edge out Minneapolis and Denver, report says

5/18/2016
Too Few Americans Take Advantage of Local Parks

Modest changes would attract more adults, seniors and females, report says

5/18/2016
Health Tip: Practice Rhythmic Breathing

It may raise exercise performance

5/17/2016
Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease

Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

5/17/2016
As Fitness Levels Rise, Diabetes Risk Drops

But change requires dedication to regular exercise in the long run, study shows

5/17/2016
Exercise and Cancer Prevention

Higher levels of physical activity very important for cancer prevention, new study finds.

5/16/2016
Exercise May Cut Risk of 13 Cancers, Study Suggests

Moderate and vigorous activity includes brisk walking, tennis, jogging, swimming

5/14/2016
A Barefoot Run Might Be a Brain Booster

Avoiding injury requires greater concentration and mental power, research suggests