Misc. Health News

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5/14/2015
Stomach Bug Traced to Swimming in Contaminated Lake Water

Safe hygiene practices can prevent norovirus outbreaks, CDC says

5/12/2015
Expectant Mothers' Lifestyle May Influence Child's Later Weight

Smoking, gaining too much weight in pregnancy linked to obesity in children

5/11/2015
Staying Fit May Delay Onset of High Cholesterol, Study Finds

Regular physical activity seems to put off age-related increases in men by up to 15 years

5/8/2015
Biking, Walking to Work Can Help Shed Pounds

U.K. study found a switch away from cars helped folks with 30-minute commutes drop 15 lbs in 2 years

5/8/2015
5/7/2015
Strengthening Hip Muscles May Ease Calf Pain From Blood Vessel Disease

Researchers report that patients might also be able to walk longer

5/7/2015
Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC

About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

5/7/2015
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Colon Cancer Survival

Strongest factors included eating more fruits and veggies, maintaining normal weight before diagnosis

5/4/2015
Many Young Football Players Get Concussions at Practice, Study Says

Limiting player-to-player contact may reduce risk of head trauma, experts say

5/3/2015
Be a Responsible Camper

Tips for minimizing your impact on the environment

5/1/2015
Fitness May Help Lower Odds for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Intense physical activity throughout life was linked to a 30 percent reduction in risk, study suggests

4/30/2015
2-Minute Walk Every Hour May Help Offset Effects of Sitting

Study found short bouts of light activity seem to boost longevity

4/28/2015
Health Tip: Gear up for Sports

Drink lots of water

4/24/2015
Health Tip: Get Active During Summer

Suggestions for a healthier you

4/23/2015
Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Hip Strain?

Athletes are considered at higher risk

4/17/2015
Salt Pills Do Little for Endurance Athletes: Study

Finding challenges common belief that they can boost performance

4/16/2015
Walking Boosts Outcomes for Prostate Cancer Survivors

Study found real improvements in quality of life once men got active

4/14/2015
To Protect Your Aging Brain, Start With Exercise

New report also suggests quitting smoking, managing health conditions and socializing

4/14/2015
Health Tip: Exercising With Knee Problems

Suggestions to help strengthen without straining

4/13/2015
Muscle Strength Helps Baseball Pitchers Avoid Injury

Researchers use computer simulation to show what contributes to elbow problems

4/10/2015
Ease Back Into Springtime Sports, Doctor Cautions

Sports medicine specialist offers tips to help keep teens and adults moving

4/10/2015
Limiting Innings Pitched Doesn't Prevent Injuries: Study

Gradually increasing player's workload won't help either, researcher says

4/8/2015
Long-Distance Runners May Have More 'Desirable' Genes: Study

Ancient hunter-gatherers may have equated running skills with reproductive potential

4/7/2015
As the Weather Warms, Avoid Gardening's Pitfalls

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers safety tips

4/6/2015
Fit at 50? Cardiac Arrest During Exercise Unlikely, Study Finds

Only 5 percent of attacks occurred during activities such as jogging or bicycling

4/6/2015
Regular, Vigorous Exercise May Lengthen Your Life: Study

Intense workouts seem more beneficial than less-intense ones, researchers say

4/6/2015
4/6/2015
Health Tip: Diabetics Who Compete

Follow these safety suggestions

4/4/2015
Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says

Elbow ligament tears more common in South than North

4/3/2015
Exercise Might Boost Mental Function in People With Schizophrenia

Aerobic activity offers many benefits, but study needs to be duplicated, researcher says

4/3/2015
Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster

Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

4/3/2015
Faster, Taller Youth League Pitchers May Face Greater Risk of Injury

Playing on multiple teams can also harm young arms, study suggests

4/2/2015
Health Tip: Looking for an Exercise Product?

If possible, verify manufacturer claims

4/1/2015
Exercise Beneficial Even in Polluted Air: Study

Negative effects from pollution don't negate health gains from workouts, researchers say

3/26/2015
Midlife Fitness May Be a Real Cancer Fighter for Men

Study shows lower risk of lung, colon tumors at 65 and older

3/24/2015
Athletes Need to Guard Against Skin Woes

From blisters to burns, what to watch out for

3/24/2015
Young Pitchers Often Pressured to Play Despite Pain, Study Says

Majority of parents are unaware of safe throwing guidelines, researchers find

3/24/2015
Should Older Runners Embrace the 'Barefoot' Craze?

People over 30 may take more time to safely adjust to 'minimalist' shoes, study suggests

3/23/2015
Exercise, But Not Vitamin D, Cuts Injuries From Falls in Older Women: Study

Neither worked to cut odds for any type of falls, but exercise may help prevent injury if a tumble occurs

3/23/2015
Exercise Might Help His Sex Life

Men who get the most physical activity report more erections, orgasms, study says

3/19/2015
Yoga May Help Ease Depression in Pregnant Women

Finding suggests it might sometimes be alternative to antidepressants, talk therapy

3/12/2015
Healthy Lifestyle May Guard Against Dementia

Study found seniors who were advised on better eating, exercise scored higher on mental tests

3/11/2015
Exercise's Effect on Brain May Boost Mobility in Old Age

You don't need to run marathons, researcher says

3/10/2015
Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says

Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

3/10/2015
Health Tip: Benefits From Proper Diet and Exercise

Positives include better stress management

3/6/2015
When One Spouse Exercises, the Other May Start, Too

'Harness the power of the couple' to enhance health, researcher says

3/5/2015
Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds

People with moderate to severe depression saw improved circulatory outcomes with antidepressants

3/5/2015
Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions

But it's not clear if these changes make a difference in aging, researcher says

3/5/2015
Stress May Undermine Heart Benefits of Exercise

Study found teens who lacked coping skills faced raised heart risks that physical fitness did not counter

3/4/2015
Fit Body at 40 May Keep Brain Bright at 60

Tests show higher midlife fitness levels tied to greater brain volume, function decades later