Misc. Health News

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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

1/12/2014
Ease Into a Workout Program to Prevent Injuries

Doctors give safety tips for weight-lifting and other regimens

1/10/2014
A-Fib Doesn't Mean You're Banished to the Sidelines

For most people with an irregular heartbeat, it's OK to stay active, doctors say

1/10/2014
Living a Full Life, Irregular Heartbeat and All

Maryland man still exercises an hour a day

1/10/2014
It's Natural for Winners to Strike a Victory Pose, Research Shows

Instinct seems to be behind the urge to physically display dominance when celebrating a win

1/9/2014
Ease Up on Workouts to Aid Flu Recovery, Expert Says

Intense exercise will stress the immune system even more

1/9/2014
Health Tip: Don't Think of Exercise as a Chore

Engage in activities that you enjoy

1/8/2014
Ultramarathoners: How's Their Health?

Researchers launch long-term study of these intense runners

1/8/2014
Just 1 in 4 U.S. Teens Gets Enough Exercise: Report

Boys slightly more likely than girls to meet hour-a-day recommendation

1/8/2014
Cancer Prevention Guidelines Seem to Pay Off for Older Women

Large study found adherents were less likely to develop or die from disease

1/6/2014
1/5/2014
Avoiding Injury During Winter Sports

Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating are common causes of sprains, dislocations, fractures

1/3/2014
Get Fit Before You Hit the Slopes

Endurance training cuts chances of falls, injuries, sports medicine doc says

1/1/2014
When Winter Fun Isn't So Fun

Sledding, skating, skiing and other cold weather activities all carry a potential risk of harm

12/31/2013
The Best New Year's Resolutions Are Those You Can Keep

Taking small steps may help you reach goals by keeping you from getting discouraged, expert says

12/29/2013
Tips to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions

Expert advice on putting weight-loss, healthy-eating and exercise plans in motion

12/25/2013
Ski Your Way to Happiness?

Researchers surveyed casual skiers, snowboarders who found playfulness can bring happiness

12/25/2013
12/21/2013
Tips for Safe Winter Workouts

Avoiding hypothermia is crucial, expert says

12/20/2013
Walk More to Cut Heart Attack and Stroke Risk, Study Suggests

People with pre-diabetes appear to benefit from adding extra steps to their daily stroll

12/19/2013
Health Tip: Stretch Safely

Don't bounce while holding the position

12/17/2013
Older Women May Spend Two-Thirds of Their Day Sitting

But, study also found they frequently get up and move about

12/16/2013
Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Slight Weight Loss in Obese Kids

But, experts say drug isn't meant for that use, while diet and exercise have proven effective

12/15/2013
Working Out May Help Counteract Holiday Eating

Men who overstuffed but exercised showed less harm to their health in study

12/14/2013
Snow-Shoveling Health Tips as Winter Looms

Combination of exertion and cold weather poses heart attack risk, expert warns

12/13/2013
Treating Sleep Apnea Might Be a Win-Win for Golfers

Lower handicap after treatment attributed to sharper focus

12/13/2013
Bones Benefit From Exercise After Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Older survivors should include physical activity in long-term care plan, researchers suggest

12/13/2013
Light Exercise Might Reduce Risk of Kidney Stones

Intensity of activity doesn't seem to matter, study finds

12/12/2013
Exercise Seems to Ease Parkinson's-Related Depression

Mood problems can be more debilitating than movement issues, researcher says

12/12/2013
Exercise Might Lift Libido in Women on Antidepressants

Regular workouts seem to counter the sexual dysfunction that is a side effect of these drugs

12/12/2013
Exercise Might Ease Joint Pain Caused by Breast Cancer Drugs

Side effects, such as stiffness and pain, are common reasons patients stop taking medications

12/12/2013
Exercise Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Black Women

Regular, brisk activity seems to help prevent some aggressive tumors that resist hormone therapy, study says

12/12/2013
Health Tip: Stay Active With Baby

Even if newborn is too young to crawl

12/10/2013
Higher Altitude May Lower Sports Concussion Risk, Study Suggests

Review of high school athletes found 30 percent reduced rates of injury at elevations of 600 feet and up

12/9/2013
Bigger Breasts, Lack of Exercise Tied to Breast Cancer Mortality

But getting more exercise appeared to offer a level of protection, 11-year study found

12/9/2013
Health Tip: Exercising With Arthritis

The time of day may matter

12/6/2013
Evening East-West NFL Matchups Put One Team at Disadvantage: Study

Games played after 8 p.m. may favor biological clocks of Pacific time players

12/4/2013
Less Physical Activity, More TV for Today's Moms, Study Finds

This generation is less active than mothers in 1960s, researchers say

11/28/2013
Safety Tips for Holiday Football Games

Don't let injuries sideline you during Thanksgiving pick-up games

11/27/2013
Exercise May Not Stave Off Holiday Weight Gain

Study suggests nothing can replace moderation in the face of high-calorie food and drinks