Misc. Health News

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9/21/2017
For Men, Fitness Can Often Last a Lifetime

Activities enjoyed when younger are often continued, but lots of men take up walking as they age

9/20/2017
Styling a Home Gym

There are options for every budget

9/19/2017
Youth Football Ups Odds of Brain Problems in Adulthood

Researchers say greater risk of behavior issues, depression in those who played tackle before age 12

9/19/2017
Exercise May Stem Kidney Damage in Lupus Patients

But stress may trigger the reverse, researchers report

9/19/2017
Focus on Just One Sport Can Mean Stress for Girls

Study of soccer players shows diversity of activity might help

9/19/2017
This Mistake Can Cost Athletes' Lives in Cardiac Arrest

Bystanders often get distracted by a non-life-threatening issue, research shows

9/18/2017
9/15/2017
Health Tip: Overcoming the Obesity Epidemic

How communities can promote physical activity

9/15/2017
Which Single Behavior Best Prevents High Blood Pressure?

One critical trait emerged when researchers reviewed smoking and drinking habits, weight, diet and exercise

9/13/2017
Lifestyle Tips for Better Diabetes Control

Exercise and diet are two great places to start

9/12/2017
9/12/2017
Take a Stand Against Sitting Too Much

Couch potatoes might help cut their risk of early death by getting up every 30 minutes, study finds

9/10/2017
Football Fans Still Loyal Despite Concerns About Players' Brains

8 in 10 believe the sport causes long-term damage: survey

9/8/2017
For City Kids With Asthma, Nearby Green Space Is Key

The farther kids lived from a park, the more symptoms they had over 2 weeks, study found

9/7/2017
Here's the Recipe to Keep Colon Cancer at Bay

Increase whole grains and exercise, limit booze and processed meats: report

9/7/2017
Remember This: A Healthy Body Keeps the Mind Sharp, Too

Major heart health groups say exercise, good diet can help you maintain memory as you age

9/6/2017
Team Sports for Kids: A Winning Combo

Life lessons can be learned on the playing field

9/6/2017
Hate to Work Out? Your DNA May Be to Blame

Findings might lead to better ways to motivate folks who don't like exercise

9/4/2017
Marching Band Members Can Use a Physical Tuneup

Gradually boost activity and become acclimated to heat, trainers advise

9/4/2017
9/1/2017
Getting Fit as a Family

Exercise fun that strengthens familial bonds

9/1/2017
Pediatricians Sound Alarm on Rapid Weight Changes in Young Athletes

Both short- and long-term damage can result from quick losses or gains

9/1/2017
Exercise and Genetics

Could your kids love or hate of exercise be inherited?

8/31/2017
U.S. Obesity Rate Holding Steady, but Still High

In 25 states adult rates exceeded 30 percent this year, report notes

8/31/2017
Prolonged Sitting and Your Health

Being a couch potato when you're older may lead to trouble walking, new study finds

8/30/2017
Too Much TV May Cost You Your Mobility

Excessive sitting after 50 is tied to disability, study finds

8/29/2017
Make Exercise a Work-in-Progress

Tips to help you stay motivated

8/22/2017
More Evidence Contact Sports Can Affect the Brain

Some changes in structure, chemistry seen in college athletes who take hits during play

8/22/2017
Health Tip: Get Moving and Stay Active

And improve heart health

8/21/2017
Sitting Could Be Big Health Risk for Frail Folks

Being sedentary not linked to early death in people who are generally healthy, study finds

8/18/2017
'Weekend Warriors' Tend to Wear White Collars

Desk jobs keep them seated all week, but they catch up on exercise on Saturday and Sunday, study finds

8/16/2017
Choosing a Gym: Exercise Your Options

Follow this guide to find the best fit

8/15/2017
Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes?

Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

8/14/2017
Taking a Stand on Staying Mobile After 80

Standing exercises better than sitting ones for preserving walking skills, study finds

8/9/2017
Yoga May Boost Aging Brains

Changes seen in areas involved with attention and memory, but it's not yet clear if yoga is the cause

8/7/2017
Stretches: The Forgotten Exercise

You won't build up a sweat, but will reap other benefits

8/4/2017
8/3/2017
Yoga May Help Ease Depression

It's not a cure-all but has great potential, leader of an American Psychological Association panel says

8/3/2017
As Many as 1 in 3 Experience New or Worse Pain With Yoga

Still, two-thirds feel better from this ancient form of exercise, study finds

8/3/2017
Combined MRI Might Help Predict Brain Damage in Boxers

Pro fighters, like football players, are at risk of mental impairment

8/1/2017
Breast-Feeding Lowers Mom's Breast Cancer Risk: Study

It also reduces the child's future cancer risk, cancer institute reports

8/1/2017
Take the (Exercise) Plunge

Pool workouts offer a range of health benefits

8/1/2017
Drowning Can Occur Hours After Swimming

Know the signs of dry and secondary drowning, expert cautions

7/31/2017
Take to the Road on 2 Wheels

Biking is a great low-impact cardio workout

7/29/2017
Surgeons Warn of Trampolines' Down Side

Very young children should stay off, group says

7/28/2017
Exercise Not Making Dent in Most Seniors' Down Time

Study found it only cut the amount of sedentary time by 12 minutes each day

7/28/2017
Just Thinking You're Less Active May Shorten Your Life

Study suggests that even when people weren't really more sedentary, their risk of early death rose

7/27/2017
Golfing and Gardening Your Way to Fitness

How to turn pastimes into workouts

7/25/2017
Nearly All Autopsied NFL Players Show Trauma-Linked Brain Disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection, study says

7/25/2017
Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health

Even in bad weather, seniors get about 30 minutes of daily activity by taking care of their pet