Misc. Health News

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3/25/2014
Health Tip: Enjoying Warm Weather Fitness

Take advantage of these healthy activities

3/24/2014
When Moms Get Active, Kids Follow

Study of 4-year-olds suggests mothers help by spurring activity, taking part and being role models

3/22/2014
Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk

Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

3/21/2014
Basketball's Fitness Benefits a Sure Bet

Shooting hoops beats watching 'March Madness' when it comes to your health, expert says

3/20/2014
Daily Exercise Lowers Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Benefit varies by tumor type, but it's another reason to encourage physical activity, researchers say

3/15/2014
Knee Surgery May Put Kids at Higher Risk for Future Arthritis

Small study followed up on young people who underwent procedure to repair torn ligament

3/14/2014
Gardening Might Give Kids a Fitness Boost

Digging, raking were high-intensity tasks in South Korean study

3/11/2014
2 Surgeries Work Equally Well for Female Incontinence, Study Finds

Doctors can choose the one they're more familiar with, expert says

3/11/2014
'Tommy John' Surgery Gets Major League Pitchers Back on the Mound

Study found most players returned to pro baseball, sometimes with better results

3/11/2014
New Knees, Hips May Also Help the Heart

Joint replacement might boost physical activity in arthritis patients, study author says

3/6/2014
Kids With ADHD May Face Higher Obesity Risk as Teens

Finnish study also found more physical inactivity in this group

3/6/2014
Lack of Sleep Compounds Health Problems for Obese Teens: Study

Researchers report it was independently associated with higher risk of heart disease, diabetes

3/6/2014
2-Mile Daily Walk Might Help Fight COPD

Study found patients who were more active had fewer hospitalizations from lung condition

3/5/2014
Poor Fitness in Middle Age Tied to Higher Risk of Dementia

Change factors like exercise while you can, Finnish researchers advise

3/5/2014
Do Harder Working Husbands Have Healthier Wives?

His long work hours may boost her health, study suggests

3/3/2014
TV in Child's Bedroom Tied to Weight Gain

But 'active' video games might help youngsters stay slim, researchers stay

2/28/2014
Police Work Isn't Very Physical, Study Says

Armband monitors finds workdays are mostly sedentary

2/26/2014
Quick Vision Test May Help Spot Concussions on Sidelines

Combined with two other simple screenings, all cases of head injury were caught, researchers report

2/21/2014
'Heading' Soccer Ball Can Damage Brain, Study Says

Researchers urge more study of long-term effects on thinking, memory

2/21/2014
Walking May Help Older Men Sidestep Hip Fractures

Even when the pace was relaxed, long-term study found benefits

2/20/2014
Average Obese Woman Gets Just 1 Hour of Exercise a Year: Study

Obese men don't do much better, breaking a sweat only 3.6 hours annually, researchers say

2/19/2014
Too Much Sitting After 60 May Lead to Disability, Study Says

For each extra sedentary hour per day, researchers found a 50 percent increased risk

2/18/2014
After Hip Fracture, Home Exercise Program May Boost Recovery

Study looked at older patients who'd already received traditional rehab

2/18/2014
2/17/2014
Health Tip: Practicing Pilates

Here are potential benefits

2/13/2014
Moderate Exercise May Cut Women's Stroke Risk

Study found brisk walking, tennis lowered chances of brain attack by 20 percent

2/13/2014
2/13/2014
Health Tip: Being Active With Heart Failure

Questions you should ask your doctor

2/12/2014
Health Tip: Staying Healthy Is a Family Affair

Don't let the kids go it alone

2/11/2014
Teens' Stress Levels Rival Those of Adults, Survey Finds

Top worries include post-graduation choices, financial concerns

2/10/2014
New Obesity Weapon: Kids Teaching Kids

Children more likely to listen to peers than adults, study suggests

2/10/2014
Energy Drinks, Coffee Increasing Sources of Caffeine for Kids, CDC Says

Effects of excessive caffeine intake on youngsters aren't yet known, experts warn

2/6/2014
Health Tip: Protect Yourself While Clearing Snow

Make sure your doctor approves

2/5/2014
Male Cancer Survivors May Live Longer If They Exercise

Those who expended more energy each week were less likely to die of any cause during study

2/5/2014
Shivering, Like Exercise, May Help Boost Weight Loss

When you shiver, your body converts white fat to healthier brown fat, study finds

2/5/2014
Ready to Get in Shape? Ease Into Exercise, Experts Say

Check-ups, warm-ups and mixing up your routine are among the tips offered by athletic trainers

2/4/2014
High Blood Pressure in Young Adults Could Mean Heart Trouble in Middle Age

25-year study tied even slight rise in early adulthood to future risk of clogged arteries

1/30/2014
Stressed by Work-Life Balance? Just Exercise

Workouts, or even spurts of activity, can keep stress levels down and confidence up, survey results show

1/27/2014
Yoga May Reduce Fatigue, Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors

Researchers think improved sleep may be the key to benefits

1/27/2014
Kids Bullied During Gym Class May Stop Exercising

Study found drop in activity among students of all weights after being teased about physical ability

1/25/2014
How to Prevent Winter Sports Injuries

Think twice before taking 'one last run,' orthopedist says

1/24/2014
Type 2 Diabetes Is Often a Family Affair

Study suggests if one spouse has the illness, the odds are raised that the other will develop diabetes, too

1/24/2014
Shoulders Take a Pounding in High School Football

Wrestling was distant second in large study of interscholastic sports

1/21/2014
Too Much Sitting May Raise Heart Failure Risk for Men

Study found even exercise did not compensate for sedentary behavior

1/20/2014
Scientists Explore Effect of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Patients

Brisk walkers found to have more regularly shaped blood vessels in early study

1/17/2014
Too Much Sitting May Be Harmful for Older Women

12-year study of 93,000 women found higher risk of early death for least active

1/15/2014
Veteran Firefighters May Develop Heat Resistance

Study counters argument that aging impairs ability to combat flames

1/15/2014
1/14/2014
Batters Mostly Use Their Heads to Track Pitches, Study Finds

It's not yet known how vision strategies compare with hitting success

1/14/2014
Health Tip: Make Exercise Economical

Your workplace may offer a low-cost option