Misc. Health News

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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

3/4/2015
Health Tip: Conquering Exercise Saboteurs

Don't use stress as an excuse

3/3/2015
Kids May Be More Likely to Exercise When Friends Do

Study suggests that activity with peers might benefit overweight children

3/2/2015
Any Exercise Is Good, But Higher-Intensity May Be Better

Brisk walking drops blood sugar more than a slower walk, study finds

2/28/2015
Tips for Safe Snow Fun

Winter sports account for more than 343,000 injuries in U.S. a year, experts say

2/18/2015
Light Activity a Boost to Seniors' Hearts

Low-level movement helps even those with limited mobility, study says

2/18/2015
Study Questions Benefits of Treadmill Desks

They add about 1,000 steps to a user's day; at least one exercise specialist sees some value to the devices

2/18/2015
Health Tip: Exercising as a Senior

Here are answers to help you get moving

2/17/2015
Achilles Tendon Can Handle Downhill Running: Study

The key is to transition gradually, researcher says

2/16/2015
More Evidence That Even 'Moderate' Exercise Helps Women's Hearts

A few sweat-inducing workouts per week are enough to cut risks in middle age, study finds

2/16/2015
Health Tip: Getting Nutrition on the Go

What to eat before and after exercise

2/13/2015
Health Tip: Vary Your Exercise Regimen

It will help you stay on track

2/12/2015
Motorized Stationary Bike May Help With Stroke Rehabilitation

Aerobic exercise improved outlook and helped patients regain everyday skills

2/11/2015
Yoga Gaining in Popularity Among Americans

More children, adults and seniors trying the ancient discipline, researchers report

2/5/2015
Health Tip: Work Out at Home

Here's what you'll need

2/4/2015
Women Use More Oxygen for Breathing

Respiratory muscles tested in exercise show women consume more oxygen than men

2/4/2015
Income Inequality Affects Kids' Health, Research Shows

Study of 34 countries finds widening gap in physical and mental health of rich and poor

2/4/2015
Americans Confused About Cancer Risks

Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

2/3/2015
Health Tip: Get the Most from Exercise

Wear comfortable shoes and clothing

2/2/2015
When It Comes to Jogging, Easy Does It, Study Suggests

Just an hour or two a week confers life-extension benefits, researcher contends

1/28/2015
Study Suggests Early Start to Football May Pose Brain Risks

Former pros who played before age of 11 showed greater deficits in memory and thinking skills

1/28/2015
Muscle Weakness Affects 1 in 5 Americans Over 80

CDC study finds women more affected than men

1/26/2015
Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

1/24/2015
Looking to Boost Your Exercise Level? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

Start slowly and allow for time to rest and recover, trainers recommend