Misc. Health News

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8/15/2016
Health Tip: Know Your Risk of Stress Fracture

Here's what increases your chances

8/12/2016
Keep Your Kids Active and Injury-Free

What you should know before children participate in youth sports

8/11/2016
U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health

Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

8/10/2016
Regular Exercise: Antidote for Deadly Diseases?

High levels of physical activity linked to lower risk for two cancers, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

8/9/2016
Fidget Your Way to a Healthier Heart

Tapping toes, other movement when sitting for long periods may help benefit blood vessels, study suggests

8/9/2016
Exercise and your Brain

How much you exercise may affect the size of your brain.

8/9/2016
Health Tip: Exercising in the Heat

Take steps to keep cooler

8/8/2016
Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure

Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

8/5/2016
Don't Shrug Off Shoulder Safety When Playing Summer Sports

Golfing, swimming and volleyball can be especially hard on your upper back and shoulders

8/4/2016
When Diabetes Strikes, Get Moving to Lower Risk to Eyes

Study finds association between inactivity and heightened odds for diabetic retinopathy

8/3/2016
Sickle Cell Trait Not Linked to Early Death in Study

However, black soldiers with the gene variant face higher risk of muscle deterioration during exercise

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