Misc. Health News

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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

5/13/2016
Inactive Women May Face Higher Risk for Cervical Cancer

But study found just 30 minutes of exercise a week might lower chances of disease

5/12/2016
Health Tip: Keep Your Head in the Game

Suggestions for staying calm

5/10/2016
Pumping Iron? Try Longer Breaks Between Sets for Max Muscles

Study suggests 5-minute rest periods, at least for novices

5/9/2016
Could Nasal Spray Curtail Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Exercise also touted as an answer to 'nocturia'

5/5/2016
Restoring Blood Flow Beats Exercise for Poor Leg Circulation

Opening vessels could prevent new scarring in muscles, researchers say

5/5/2016
Exercise Is Good for You, Even in Polluted Cities: Study

Walking and cycling also help to curtail unwanted emissions, British researchers say

5/4/2016
Seniors: Pump Iron, Live Longer

Twice-weekly strength training cut risk of dying during 15-year study

4/29/2016
Strength Training for Health

Strength training lowers the odds of death from any cause, new study finds.

4/28/2016
Building Muscle Could Boost the Body's Most Important Muscle

People with heart disease should prioritize weight training over weight loss, study says

4/27/2016
Gotta Minute? Get a Good Workout

Study found 60 seconds of intense exercise as effective as 45 minutes of moderate exertion

4/27/2016
Health Tip: Choose Energy-Boosting Foods

The right diet fuels your workout

4/27/2016
Skateboarding Mishaps Send 176 U.S. Kids to ERs Every Day

Protective gear is essential for preventing injuries, experts say

4/26/2016
Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds

Men take in an average of 14 cups a day, women almost 12

4/22/2016
Let Safety Bloom in Your Garden This Season

There are ways to shield yourself from bug bites, excess sun and other backyard hazards, experts say

4/22/2016
Retirement Can Be Golden for Your Health

When people stop working, they sit less, move more and get a better night's sleep, study says

4/21/2016
Health Tip: Start Changing Your Lifestyle

Begin with these four simple steps

4/20/2016
Previous Mental Distress May Slow Concussion Recovery

If 'psychosomatic symptoms' were present before head injury, it took twice as long for most athletes to get better, study found

4/18/2016
Regular Exercise May Boost Prostate Cancer Survival

Study found that men who exercised the most had the best outcomes

4/13/2016
Does Exercise Help or Hinder Your Diet?

Research shows a workout dulls the appetite, at least temporarily

4/11/2016
Cheap Tape May Keep Blisters Off Runners' Feet

Researchers find an easy, effective solution to a perennial problem

4/11/2016
Health Tip: Exercise for a Healthier Heart

Activity helps protect against heart disease

4/8/2016
Exercise May Counter Harms From Too Much Sitting, Study Says

Fewer risks for heart disease, diabetes seen among physically active adults

4/8/2016
Schools in Most States Skimp on Phys Ed, Study Finds

Only Oregon and D.C. require recommended amount of physical activity; many states withhold it or use it as punishment

4/7/2016
4/7/2016
Too Much Sitting May Shorten Your Life, Study Suggests

Getting out of the chair for just 30 minutes more a day has health benefits, researchers say

4/6/2016
Intensive Exercise a Fountain of Youth for Aging Muscles

Study found muscle tissues of elderly athletes more robust and younger than those of non-athletic peers

4/5/2016
Common Irregular Heartbeat May Hamper Seniors' Walking Ability

Atrial fibrillation tied to faster physical decline, study finds

4/1/2016
Right Neighborhood May Mean 90 Extra Minutes of Exercise a Week

10-nation study shows those in activity-friendly urban areas walk a lot more

3/31/2016
Cold Weather Can Spike Football Injuries, Study Finds

NFL concussions and ankle injuries more likely in lower temperatures, Canadian researchers say

3/29/2016
Stay Safe in the Water This Spring Break

Vigilance at the beach is key, especially for young children, expert says

3/29/2016
Health Tip: Fighting Stress

Distract yourself from worries

3/26/2016
Injuries More Common in Teens Who Focus on Single Sport

Study shows the more teens specialize, the greater the risk of knee and hip problems

3/25/2016
Spring a Good Time to Instill Healthy Habits in Kids

Outside activity feels less like a chore when the weather is warm, expert suggests

3/24/2016
Health Tip: Make Your Workouts More Intense

Guidelines for safe exercise

3/23/2016
Exercise May Keep Your Brain 10 Years Younger, Study Suggests

Physically active seniors stayed mentally sharper than their sedentary peers

3/23/2016
Less Than 3 Percent of Americans Live a Healthy Lifestyle

Factors studied included not smoking, eating right, exercising and keeping a low percentage of body fat

3/18/2016
Exercise Helps Ease Psychosis Symptoms

Personalized workouts included at least 100 minutes of vigorous activity each week, researchers said

3/18/2016
Exercise May Extend Lives of People With COPD

Study seems to show a big benefit, and experts say activity can help lungs stay healthy

3/17/2016
Biking or Walking to Work Helps Keep You Fit

Middle-aged folks who had an 'active' commute weighed less than their driving peers

3/17/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthy Family Vacation

Stay active and make healthier food choices

3/16/2016
Exercise and Diet

Does exercise amp up your appetite or help you control hunger?

3/15/2016
Want to Keep an Aging Brain Sharp? Try the Stairs

Fitness is key, researchers say, and education can also help

3/14/2016
Exercise and Dementia

Exercise may increase brain volume and help stave off dementia, new study finds